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$$ - $$$Mediterranean, Cafe,
159 Lambton Quay | Midland Park, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-473 8502
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 7:30 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
159 Lambton Quay | Midland Park, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stopped for a coffee each. Service was super quick and the coffee great. They don't have the syrup shots (like vanilla) which is a shame, but the coffee is good.

Thank kiwikessler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast here this morning and it was ok. Good coffee and the breakfast was of good quality. Friendly staff and the place was buzzing - good vibe. :-)

Thank BlueAnto
Reviewed 15 October 2017

came here almost daily for breakfast, great coffee. arrived about 730 on a beautiful cold day and it has great outside seating as well as inside. ordered the Astoria breakfast which is an english breakfast with poached eggs i asked for fried rather than poached...More

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We went there for coffee and you have to stand at the bar and wait for your coffee as they dont deliver it to your table. This meant that myself and about 5 others where just standing around while our group is at the table.The...More

Thank 386david123
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Was looking for somewhere for breakfast and found this place. Very friendly staff and the food had lots of flavour. Quite noisy as it was very busy but plenty of tables. Food came reasonably quickly. Centrally located. Well done.

Thank Herbie15
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Twice we tried Astoria- first time arrived at 1130am for breakfast to be told it's the lunch menu from 1130 ! So we left because the lunch menu didn't appeal when we were thinking brunch . Back today at 11 to find a breakfast menu...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Just there for a fun weekend. These places were full of patrons. A good sign that food would be good, it was

Thank patricia h
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Astoria Cafe lives in the political, arts rich and nervous about more earthquakes hub of Wellington city. A few metres away there is a thoughtful sculpture of Katherine Mansfield, that great writer who many years ago graced the city.Further down the road are reminders of...More

Thank Fiona J
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I regularly meet business colleagues here because it is so central. Fast great service with excellent coffee. I had the steak sandwich without the bread and it was really good. It can be loud and cramped but that's the style. Staff are pleasant and helpful.

Thank ktpie18
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Had a nice breakfast at Astoria and could not fault the service as was busy during our visit. Flavours just not as good as I remembered and poached egg over cooked so was a bit disappointing. Overall was good but room for improvement.

Thank Karina709
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Lambton Quay | Midland Park, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-473 8502
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Perched on the edge of Midland Park, at the heart of Wellington’s shopping and business districts, Astoria offers a blend of grand European café culture and the quintessential bustle of Wellington city life. A celebrated atmosphere is fuelled by the café’s contribution to the popular park, particularly when the sun graces us with its presence.On colder days, loyal clientèle enjoy the cosy expanse of our vintage interior. The menu is inspired by seasonal produce, paired with coffee roasted on-site.
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