Best brunches in Wellington

Check out the top brunches 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
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
04-387 2829
Establishment
Sarah
An iconic brunch spot with a beautiful backdrop of our south coast. They do a mean eggs benedict. Have brunch…
Amanda
Sea views and some of the best brunch options in Wellington. Well worth the short drive out here if you have a…
Rollo & Gemma
A 15-minute walk down to Lyall Bay, this is a wonderful, fun cafe. The lines on Saturdays and Sundays for…
1. Maranui Cafe
1. Maranui Cafe
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79 local reviews
Lyall Parade, Wellington
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
04-387 2829
Sarah
Sarah
An iconic brunch spot with a beautiful backdrop of our south coast. They do a mean eggs benedict. Have brunch here then stroll along Lyall…
Amanda
Amanda
Sea views and some of the best brunch options in Wellington. Well worth the short drive out here if you have a car. Overlooks Lyall bay - a…
Rollo & Gemma
Rollo & Gemma
A 15-minute walk down to Lyall Bay, this is a wonderful, fun cafe. The lines on Saturdays and Sundays for brunch can be incredibly long!
2. Prefab
2. Prefab
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33 local reviews
14 Jessie St, Te Aro
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
+64 4-385 2263
CafeStoreFood
Emily
Apart from the coffee, this cafe is well respected for its baking and bread and rightly so. A fabulous sunny…
Jennifer
Prefab is a busy and fun place to breakfast or brunch. There salmon, potato gratin eggs is the best anywhere…
Christine
Good brunch menu. Open plan space and good service. Very popular in the weekend so go early. Not open Sundays…
2. Prefab
2. Prefab
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33 local reviews
14 Jessie St, Te Aro
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
+64 4-385 2263
Emily
Emily
Apart from the coffee, this cafe is well respected for its baking and bread and rightly so. A fabulous sunny brunch spot where you can pour…
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…
Christine
Christine
Good brunch menu. Open plan space and good service. Very popular in the weekend so go early. Not open Sundays.
3. Fidel's Cafe
3. Fidel's Cafe
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49 local reviews
234 Cuba St, Te Aro
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+64 4-801 6868
RestaurantCafeBar
Michael
This iconic Wellington institution has made its mark as a bohemian bastion on upper Cuba Street. From an early…
Belinda
Great coffee, great brunches and loads of atmosphere and quirkiness...wholesome flavours and good value.
Christine
Good for brunch. Very popular in the weekends. Worth the wait for the waffles. Good coffee.
3. Fidel's Cafe
3. Fidel's Cafe
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49 local reviews
234 Cuba St, Te Aro
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+64 4-801 6868
Michael
Michael
This iconic Wellington institution has made its mark as a bohemian bastion on upper Cuba Street. From an early morning espresso, midday…
Belinda
Belinda
Great coffee, great brunches and loads of atmosphere and quirkiness...wholesome flavours and good value.
Christine
Christine
Good for brunch. Very popular in the weekends. Worth the wait for the waffles. Good coffee.
4. Brooklyn Deli
4. Brooklyn Deli
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9 local reviews
199 Ohiro Rd, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+64 4-801 7543
StorePoint of interestFood
Ash
Great brunch menu - Brooklyn Max, or the Avocado Smash are great choices. Amazing baked goods too. The whole…
Clare
Another awesome local cafe. They have a great brunch menu and pick up a loaf of fresh bread while you're…
Giles
We love this place for it's selection of Austrian breads, brunch and coffee.
4. Brooklyn Deli
4. Brooklyn Deli
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9 local reviews
199 Ohiro Rd, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+64 4-801 7543
Ash
Ash
Great brunch menu - Brooklyn Max, or the Avocado Smash are great choices. Amazing baked goods too. The whole place is modelled on the…
Clare
Clare
Another awesome local cafe. They have a great brunch menu and pick up a loaf of fresh bread while you're there.
Giles
Giles
We love this place for it's selection of Austrian breads, brunch and coffee.
5. Loretta
5. Loretta
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25 local reviews
181 Cuba Street, Wellington
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jen & Rob
Contemporary restaurant (little sister of Floriditas, also on Cuba Street) serving brunch, pizza & mains, plus…
Amanda
A fresh, healthy and flavour-filled menu - I love this place for a good brunch or dinner!
Samantha
Fresh, organic and delicious food. Great for brunch or dinner!
5. Loretta
5. Loretta
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25 local reviews
181 Cuba Street, Wellington
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
Jen & Rob
Jen & Rob
Contemporary restaurant (little sister of Floriditas, also on Cuba Street) serving brunch, pizza & mains, plus wine & beer. Very large and…
Amanda
Amanda
A fresh, healthy and flavour-filled menu - I love this place for a good brunch or dinner!
Samantha
Samantha
Fresh, organic and delicious food. Great for brunch or dinner!
6. Floriditas
6. Floriditas
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29 local reviews
161 Cuba Street
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
04-381 2212
Establishment
Lucy & Torren
Highly recommend for brunch, or afternoon tea. Must try: Mackerel Mash for brunch. Portuguese custard tart for…
Chris
Great for coffee, breakfast / brunch.
Emma
Great from brunch, lunch and dinner
6. Floriditas
6. Floriditas
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29 local reviews
161 Cuba Street
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
04-381 2212
Lucy & Torren
Lucy & Torren
Highly recommend for brunch, or afternoon tea. Must try: Mackerel Mash for brunch. Portuguese custard tart for afternoon tea.
Chris
Chris
Great for coffee, breakfast / brunch.
Emma
Emma
Great from brunch, lunch and dinner
7. The Larder
7. The Larder
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40 local reviews
133 Darlington Rd, Wellington
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
04-891 0354
CafeFoodEstablishment
Raymond
Great brunch, lounch or dinner. Their spciality is nose-tail dishes so expect something different
Clare
Amazing service, amazing food. Perfect for a weekend brunch or a fancy dinner
Lucy & Torren
Delicious food, nice decor. Particularly good for brunch!
7. The Larder
7. The Larder
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40 local reviews
133 Darlington Rd, Wellington
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
04-891 0354
Raymond
Raymond
Great brunch, lounch or dinner. Their spciality is nose-tail dishes so expect something different
Clare
Clare
Amazing service, amazing food. Perfect for a weekend brunch or a fancy dinner
Lucy & Torren
Lucy & Torren
Delicious food, nice decor. Particularly good for brunch!
8. Nikau Gallery Cafe
8. Nikau Gallery Cafe
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13 local reviews
101 Wakefield Street, Wellington
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
04-801 4168
Establishment
Jess
Great cafe nestled in the City Gallery. Perfect for breakfast or brunch while exploring along the waterfront…
Jen & Rob
Perfect spot for coffee, lunch or brunch. It is located in Civic Square, by the City Gallery, serving date…
Angela
Great little cafe for breakfast, brunch, lunch We are regulars
8. Nikau Gallery Cafe
8. Nikau Gallery Cafe
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13 local reviews
101 Wakefield Street, Wellington
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
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…
Jen & Rob
Jen & Rob
Perfect spot for coffee, lunch or brunch. It is located in Civic Square, by the City Gallery, serving date scones, cheese scones and…
Angela
Angela
Great little cafe for breakfast, brunch, lunch We are regulars
9. Caffe L'affare
9. Caffe L'affare
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13 local reviews
27 College St, Te Aro
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
+64 4-385 9748
CafeStorePoint of interest
Amanda
A popular cafe - I love the locally made coffee and food here. You get great service every time - even when…
Christine
Good brunch food. This place is a Wellington institution and has been around for years. They have great coffee…
Brendan & Katie
Great cafe and roastery. Fresh fresh food and coffee. Great vibe and place to chill out. Free WIFI too. Our…
9. Caffe L'affare
9. Caffe L'affare
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13 local reviews
27 College St, Te Aro
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
+64 4-385 9748
Amanda
Amanda
A popular cafe - I love the locally made coffee and food here. You get great service every time - even when they are crazy busy! The perfect…
Christine
Christine
Good brunch food. This place is a Wellington institution and has been around for years. They have great coffee which you can buy at local…
Brendan & Katie
Brendan & Katie
Great cafe and roastery. Fresh fresh food and coffee. Great vibe and place to chill out. Free WIFI too. Our favourite spot for brunch.
10. Spruce Goose
10. Spruce Goose
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45 local reviews
Spruce Goose, Rongotai
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
+64 4-387 2277
RestaurantCafePoint of interest
Raymond
All guests that I have recommended this cafe/restaurant to have given it exceptional reviews! Great place for…
Helen
Great views of surf and planes landing - good place for brunch or dinner
Michael
Great spot on the beach for brunch or lunch
10. Spruce Goose
10. Spruce Goose
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45 local reviews
Spruce Goose, Rongotai
Closed · Opens in 19 minutes
+64 4-387 2277
Raymond
Raymond
All guests that I have recommended this cafe/restaurant to have given it exceptional reviews! Great place for brunch or an evening meal and…
Helen
Helen
Great views of surf and planes landing - good place for brunch or dinner
Michael
Michael
Great spot on the beach for brunch or lunch
11. Cafe Villa
11. Cafe Villa
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7 local reviews
61 Ottawa Rd
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
04-479 5707
FoodEstablishment
Antony & Stefanie
Great food, indoor and outdoor seating, a short drive away in Ngaio, perfect for breakfast, brunch and…
John
Great Coffee, excellent range of food and wonderful for a morning brunch and browse of the newspaper
Jess + Leon
Amazing Brunch and Coffee!
11. Cafe Villa
11. Cafe Villa
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7 local reviews
61 Ottawa Rd
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
04-479 5707
Antony & Stefanie
Antony & Stefanie
Great food, indoor and outdoor seating, a short drive away in Ngaio, perfect for breakfast, brunch and lunches.
John
John
Great Coffee, excellent range of food and wonderful for a morning brunch and browse of the newspaper
Jess + Leon
Jess + Leon
Amazing Brunch and Coffee!
12. Elements Cafe
12. Elements Cafe
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21 local reviews
144 Onepu Road
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
04-939 1292
Establishment
Jodi
Brunch, this establishment does all the new entrant culinary training, the food is affordable and its good,…
Theodore
It's a minute walk away from the house - the brunch is great and the coffee amazing.
Philippa
Brunch, lunch or coffee and cake. Great food.
12. Elements Cafe
12. Elements Cafe
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21 local reviews
144 Onepu Road
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
04-939 1292
Jodi
Jodi
Brunch, this establishment does all the new entrant culinary training, the food is affordable and its good, its worth what you pay and you…
Theodore
Theodore
It's a minute walk away from the house - the brunch is great and the coffee amazing.
Philippa
Philippa
Brunch, lunch or coffee and cake. Great food.