Best breakfasts in Wellington

Check out the top breakfasts in Wellington, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Maranui Cafe
1. Maranui Cafe
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79 local reviews
Lyall Parade, Wellington
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
04-387 2829
Establishment
Yoshi
This is by far the most recognised cafe...beloved by both locals and tourists. You get a nice view of Lyall…
Jeremy &
Easily the best place to get breakfast on Wellington's South Coast. But be sure to get there before 10am…
Helen
Great views of the beach - brilliant for breakfast but be prepared to wait, it gets busy on the weekends!…
1. Maranui Cafe
1. Maranui Cafe
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79 local reviews
Lyall Parade, Wellington
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
04-387 2829
Yoshi
Yoshi
This is by far the most recognised cafe...beloved by both locals and tourists. You get a nice view of Lyall Bay from the Cafe, and coffee &…
Jeremy &
Jeremy &
Easily the best place to get breakfast on Wellington's South Coast. But be sure to get there before 10am otherwise you might have to queue…
Helen
Helen
Great views of the beach - brilliant for breakfast but be prepared to wait, it gets busy on the weekends! You'll need to sign the guest book…
2. Prefab
2. Prefab
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33 local reviews
14 Jessie St, Te Aro
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
+64 4-385 2263
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Jennifer
Prefab is a busy and fun place to breakfast or brunch. There salmon, potato gratin eggs is the best anywhere…
Jeremy &
The service is easily the best in Wellington. Outstanding coffee. Wonderful space to have breakfast or lunch.
Derek
The freshest menu you'll find anywhere in the world, yum! Best for breakfast, brunch, lunch.
2. Prefab
2. Prefab
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33 local reviews
14 Jessie St, Te Aro
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
+64 4-385 2263
Jennifer
Jennifer
Prefab is a busy and fun place to breakfast or brunch. There salmon, potato gratin eggs is the best anywhere and their coffee is spot on…
Jeremy &
Jeremy &
The service is easily the best in Wellington. Outstanding coffee. Wonderful space to have breakfast or lunch.
Derek
Derek
The freshest menu you'll find anywhere in the world, yum! Best for breakfast, brunch, lunch.
3. Fidel's Cafe
3. Fidel's Cafe
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49 local reviews
234 Cuba St, Te Aro
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+64 4-801 6868
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Jayne
All day coffee and cafe food - great big breakfast and best brioche ever! Eclectic and gritty, but still…
Esha
Famous n Wellington this is a must eat location. Big breakfast, brioche or flat white...you can't go wrong
Jae
Fidels has great Food and Coffee for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
3. Fidel's Cafe
3. Fidel's Cafe
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49 local reviews
234 Cuba St, Te Aro
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+64 4-801 6868
Jayne
Jayne
All day coffee and cafe food - great big breakfast and best brioche ever! Eclectic and gritty, but still accessible for families.
Esha
Esha
Famous n Wellington this is a must eat location. Big breakfast, brioche or flat white...you can't go wrong
Jae
Jae
Fidels has great Food and Coffee for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
4. Floriditas
4. Floriditas
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29 local reviews
161 Cuba Street
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
04-381 2212
Establishment
Danielle
Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Their chocolate caramel brownie is a must! Take a slab away for a…
Amanda
Gorgeous cafe and a great menu- from breakfast to dinner and dessert!
Neave
Great eggs for breakfast with fabulous teacups!
4. Floriditas
4. Floriditas
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29 local reviews
161 Cuba Street
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
04-381 2212
Danielle
Danielle
Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Their chocolate caramel brownie is a must! Take a slab away for a midnight snack
Amanda
Amanda
Gorgeous cafe and a great menu- from breakfast to dinner and dessert!
Neave
Neave
Great eggs for breakfast with fabulous teacups!
5. Cafe Polo
5. Cafe Polo
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25 local reviews
82-84 Rotherham Terrace
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
04-380 7273
Establishment
Ian
Awesome atmosphere & food is great - ideal for coffee, breakfast, brunch or lunch
Darryl
Small cosy - ideal deal breakfast spot.-5min easy parking
David
Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Always good.
5. Cafe Polo
5. Cafe Polo
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25 local reviews
82-84 Rotherham Terrace
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
04-380 7273
Ian
Ian
Awesome atmosphere & food is great - ideal for coffee, breakfast, brunch or lunch
Darryl
Darryl
Small cosy - ideal deal breakfast spot.-5min easy parking
David
David
Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Always good.
6. Queen Sally's Diamond Deli
6. Queen Sally's Diamond Deli
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28 local reviews
200 Queens Dr, Wellington
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
04-387 2829
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Bryce
Charming breakfast or lunch place.
Veronica
Best fab breakfast in Wellington
6. Queen Sally's Diamond Deli
6. Queen Sally's Diamond Deli
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28 local reviews
200 Queens Dr, Wellington
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
04-387 2829
Bryce
Bryce
Charming breakfast or lunch place.
Veronica
Veronica
Best fab breakfast in Wellington
7. Scorch O Rama
7. Scorch O Rama
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36 local reviews
497 Karaka Bay Rd
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
04-388 4970
Establishment
Angie
This quirky cafe adjacent to the popular Scorching Bay Beach is great place to grab breakfast or lunch. It is…
Amanda
If you have a car, this is a fantastic place to come for breakfast or lunch (& amazing milkshakes!). On a nice…
Ian
Awesome views and place to soak up the rays right next to the beach - breakfast, brunch and lunch or drink in…
7. Scorch O Rama
7. Scorch O Rama
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36 local reviews
497 Karaka Bay Rd
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
04-388 4970
Angie
Angie
This quirky cafe adjacent to the popular Scorching Bay Beach is great place to grab breakfast or lunch. It is the closest cafe to our…
Amanda
Amanda
If you have a car, this is a fantastic place to come for breakfast or lunch (& amazing milkshakes!). On a nice day be sure to take a table…
Ian
Ian
Awesome views and place to soak up the rays right next to the beach - breakfast, brunch and lunch or drink in the afternoon.
8. Sweet Mother's Kitchen
8. Sweet Mother's Kitchen
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18 local reviews
5 Courtenay Place
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
04-385 4444
Establishment
Forrest
With a quirky New Orleans theme, and casual but friendly service, Sweet Mothers Kitchen is worth a visit. To…
Natasha
A Wellington institution! All day breakfast on weekends. New Orleans style food with Cajun and Creole dishes…
Emma
Sweet Mother's Kitchen was cool before Wellington knew it was cool to be cool. Their American inspired menu…
8. Sweet Mother's Kitchen
8. Sweet Mother's Kitchen
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18 local reviews
5 Courtenay Place
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
04-385 4444
Forrest
Forrest
With a quirky New Orleans theme, and casual but friendly service, Sweet Mothers Kitchen is worth a visit. To quote their website: "Sweet…
Natasha
Natasha
A Wellington institution! All day breakfast on weekends. New Orleans style food with Cajun and Creole dishes plus Mexican snack food…
Emma
Emma
Sweet Mother's Kitchen was cool before Wellington knew it was cool to be cool. Their American inspired menu is versatile, affordable, and…
9. The Larder
9. The Larder
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40 local reviews
133 Darlington Rd, Wellington
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
04-891 0354
CafeFoodEstablishment
Patricia And Craig
This restaurant is tucked away near the Weta Workshop and is highly rated. Innovative menu but also good for a…
Laura
Fantastic local cafe with gourmet breakfast, lunch and coffee. Right down the street from Weta Cave. Popular…
Angela
Great little suburban place for breakfast, lunch, dinner. Great little place!
9. The Larder
9. The Larder
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40 local reviews
133 Darlington Rd, Wellington
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
04-891 0354
Patricia And Craig
Patricia And Craig
This restaurant is tucked away near the Weta Workshop and is highly rated. Innovative menu but also good for a snack. Great breakfast. It is…
Laura
Laura
Fantastic local cafe with gourmet breakfast, lunch and coffee. Right down the street from Weta Cave. Popular with locals.
Angela
Angela
Great little suburban place for breakfast, lunch, dinner. Great little place!
10. Aro Cafe
10. Aro Cafe
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17 local reviews
90 Aro Street
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
04-384 4970
Establishment
Clare
Good food and coffee, breakfast through to dinner
Sandra
Excellent for breakfasts and great coffee.
Angela
Great for breakfast & lunch
10. Aro Cafe
10. Aro Cafe
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17 local reviews
90 Aro Street
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
04-384 4970
Clare
Clare
Good food and coffee, breakfast through to dinner
Sandra
Sandra
Excellent for breakfasts and great coffee.
Angela
Angela
Great for breakfast & lunch
11. The Beach House and Kiosk
11. The Beach House and Kiosk
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24 local reviews
410 The Esplanade, Wellington
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
04-383 5108
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Penny
Delicious food, menu changes fairly regularly, fresh local in season produce, good vegan or gluten free…
Pete
Best view of Cook Strait - see the ferries cruise by and enjoy one of the best breakfast and lunch menus in…
Pete & Gemma
A short but scenic 10-minute walk along the seaside. Good for a coffee, or breakfast or lunch.
11. The Beach House and Kiosk
11. The Beach House and Kiosk
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24 local reviews
410 The Esplanade, Wellington
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
04-383 5108
Penny
Penny
Delicious food, menu changes fairly regularly, fresh local in season produce, good vegan or gluten free options. Walking approx 7-10mins…
Pete
Pete
Best view of Cook Strait - see the ferries cruise by and enjoy one of the best breakfast and lunch menus in the city.
Pete & Gemma
Pete & Gemma
A short but scenic 10-minute walk along the seaside. Good for a coffee, or breakfast or lunch.
12. Nikau Gallery Cafe
12. Nikau Gallery Cafe
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13 local reviews
101 Wakefield Street, Wellington
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
04-801 4168
Establishment
Jess
Great cafe nestled in the City Gallery. Perfect for breakfast or brunch while exploring along the waterfront…
Peta
Great little breakfast or lunch spot if you are down that end of town. Delicious reasonably priced food.
Angela
Great little cafe for breakfast, brunch, lunch We are regulars
12. Nikau Gallery Cafe
12. Nikau Gallery Cafe
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13 local reviews
101 Wakefield Street, Wellington
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
04-801 4168
Jess
Jess
Great cafe nestled in the City Gallery. Perfect for breakfast or brunch while exploring along the waterfront. The sage fried eggs are one of…
Peta
Peta
Great little breakfast or lunch spot if you are down that end of town. Delicious reasonably priced food.
Angela
Angela
Great little cafe for breakfast, brunch, lunch We are regulars