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Cafe Polo

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Cnr Rotheram Terrace and Para Street | Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-380 7273
Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 08:00 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a last look around drive before flying out and came across this little gem. The coffee was outstanding and the service bright and cheerful. The larger meals other diners were getting looked delicious too. Sadly only time for morning tea for us.

Thank PuhoiRiverLady
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked past Polo on a Friday night on our first visit to Wellington. Scott was fully booked but hosted us anyway under the condition that we would be done in an hour. It was well worth it! Next time, we will book.

Thank roliSF
Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a few times now and have to say it's always come through with the food and service. Check them out if ever you're out in Mirimar.

Thank NevaBug
Waitarere, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're heading out to Weta Cave or have time to kill ahead of a flight out of Wellington airport, try Cafe Polo. Consistently good food, best hash browns ever, excellent wine and craft beer list, good coffee. And you may even see a movie star or two because of the proximity to Weta studios. Yet it's all very relaxed,... More 

Thank Elizabeth V
Carterton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem. Fabulous menu, great beer & wine list .. and such wonderful flavours in everything we ate Josh has created an amazing place with a great team. Friendly helpful service. Well worth the trip

Thank Christine K
New Zealand
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251 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It doesnt matter how many times I come here I am always delighted. A great and varied menu without being too "sexy". Good honest food, perfectly cooked, immaculately presented with a nice atmosphere and great service

Thank poohtravel
Wellington, New Zealand
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Cafe Polo is definitely Miramars best kept secret. The food is home made n delicious. They have a kids menu but will also work with you if your kids want something a bit different. Toys, highchairs and books Daily specials with matching wine & beer. Very friendly and helpful front of house making the best coffee. Highly recommended

Thank Sonya K
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent coffee and profoundly good cheese scones along with a range of great baked goods for morning and afternoon tea. The menu changes frequently with an imaginative blackboard menu. Its a decent walk down to weta workshops, but the locals (and a few further afar) come here and the walk is pleasant. It gets busy for lunch, so think about... More 

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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I have been to Café Polo a few times over the years and they truly provide wonderful food and service in the Miramar burbs. I've seen them feature in our national Cuisine magazine over the years but didn't realise they've had Australian acclaim also which they so deserve. They support local suppliers and provide fresh, organic, free range products. I've... More 

Thank Nina044
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92 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We always get a warm greeting and great service at Polo Whether it's just for coffee or for something more substantial, the menu is varied and reasonably priced. Plenty of seating available in cozy corners or outside, weather permitting. Groups can be catered for like the Tuesday knitting group. On street parking is usually easy to find so there's little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Rotheram Terrace and Para Street | Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-380 7273

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?