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La Cloche

134 Hutt Road | Kaiwharawhara, Wellington 6035, New Zealand
+64 4-473 4892
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“baguette” (6 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
134 Hutt Road | Kaiwharawhara, Wellington 6035, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place with genuine french cuisine and a wonderful maitre d' who makes everyone feel welcome!!

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This café tends to be busy, but despite that the service is good and the food tasty. There is a decent array of traditional French café options. The café itself is a little too small for the number of people and it’s always full. There...More

Thank Scribo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That early phone call that wakes you, and you've got 45mins to get to the agreed location. That was today's start to our Saturday. The girls at WOW were wanting a get together brunch. Location sorted La Cloche Everything on the menu looks like something...More

Thank Sandy A
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Having tried La Cloche for lunch a couple of years ago, and been very disappointed, i went here for earlier in the year with my daughter (who is gluten free) and was pleasantly surprised at how much better it is. The lunch menu is really...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Was there for brunch. The food is fresh & well presented. Steak frites was cooked to perfection. Frites were crispy but not oily. Nice side salad & béarnaise sauce. Casserole du pecheur and boeuf bourguignon were equally good. Relaxed atmosphere & great service.

Thank tara1709
Reviewed 30 July 2017

There was only one negative - the cafe was not quite warm enough on a bitter mid-winter day... but any slight chill was soon forgotten. Our young French waiter introduced himself (Kiwi wait staff could learn from this) and was attentive at all the right...More

Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

You'd think that given its location that not many people would dine here. Quite the opposite in fact, it always seems to be busy even though its nestled in the Kaiwharawhara Trading area. To be honest its a bit of a gem with the French...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I love France! The next best thing to flying there is a visit to La Cloche. French language, delicious French pastries, a huge blackboard boasting an extraordinarily wide choice of meals, and then there's the good, strong coffee. Spacious, comfortable, airy with a stack of...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Love this cafe. Authentic and delicious. So much choice and the pastry cabinet is just fabulous. Sadly they havent improved their drinks service and our coffee was too cool, but I forgive them cos their food is awesome! Recommend the onion soup. Really hot and...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This out of the CBD cafe on Hutt Road serves up tradtional French cafe food. The croque monsieur was worth every bite and the special of the day -- "Le Creation du Chef" advertised on the outdoor sandwich board Gratin de la Mer. It was...More

Thank HaljoHal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Hutt Road | Kaiwharawhara, Wellington 6035, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-473 4892
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