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Marsden Village Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
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153 Karori Road, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00
Sat 08:30 - 14:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

One of the best breakfasts we have had in Wellington. Great coffee and wide selection of tasty food. Nice, cosy atmosphere.

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Thank Babaim82
Wellington, New Zealand
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473 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

The café is located off the main road in the heart of Marsden Village and has plenty of free car-parking nearby. Although the cafés exterior décor has seen better days the staff are very polite and helpful. The "Revive" coffee was great and there was a very good range of cabinet food. There was also a good range of menu... More 

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Thank Peter C
Hamilton, New Zealand
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164 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I've wanted to come here for awhile but it's always been closed when I visit. Today it was open. I feel like maybe it's a place the locals love but which visitors might shy away from. It's quite small, dark and shabby inside and perhaps in the middle of winter it would be a cosy retreat and in summer it... More 

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Thank qofdnz
Wellington, New Zealand
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I have been visiting thus cafe for some years now . It was once a really pleasant place to visit and the food was excellent. The food is still pretty good but the coffee isn't as good as it was, the staff are often rude if you dare make any small complaint. I waited fifty minutes between my coffee and... More 

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Thank Pat231045
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Tucked away in the village, they have some great 'revive' coffee and with a great range of yummy food. Came for lunch today and if we come back to the neighbourhood, will definitely be back. Great job!

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Good wholesome food. Very good customer service. Caters for individual dietary requirements eg vegan. Open early including Sundays. Small children's play area. Cosy family atmosphere

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Thank Janlynnz
Wellington, New Zealand
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Sadly despite many good reviews the hype is just that. We ordered Eggs Benedict, a coke and a coffee and the best part of the meal was the coke. The eggs were over cooked and the bacon is not good quality. The coffee was bitter and poor. Such a shame as the location is great. Overall very poor and not... More 

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Thank DJMWELLINGTON
Marseille, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

I remember this little place from Jeremy's time, best cheese scones you could find! The new owners seems to have chosen a cheaper option for their ingredients, as I could not finish my cheese scone, after eating only a quarter of it. Their was too much baking powder, which brought a bitter and disgusting after taste to it. The coffee... More 

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Thank Jean Luc A
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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222 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Pretty small cafe, but enough room for a few more. The food punches above its weight. I don't usually buy pies but the ones on display looked so good I gave in. Am I glad I did! It was jam packed with a lovely meat filling, I didn't ruin it with tomato sauce like I would normally had done. Wife... More 

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Wgtn
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152 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Been here probably 5 or 6 times now and it's always great food and coffee. Plenty of parking and always get a spot. It's a casual atmosphere with indoor or outdoor seating available. Keep doing s great job! Love it here!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 16:00
Thursday
07:30 - 16:00
Friday
07:30 - 16:00
Saturday
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Karori Road, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington

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