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Go Bang Espresso Cafe

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182 Jackson Street | Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
+64 4-939 0070
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Always visit Go Bang when I'm in my home town of Petone. Its great for kids has a little playing area inside. Nice to sit outside in the sun. Woukd recommend

Thank Sharon G
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We've been here numerous times for brunch. Menu is pretty varied, and the coffee and selection of teas is very good. Priced very well, which is getting rarer and rarer.

Thank Paul L
Wellington, New Zealand
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Went for brinch today. Menu all changed.... Ordered blueberry pancakes....what arrived was an enormous plate sized 1.5cm thick cake/muffin NOT a pancake at all 😭 He wanted the creamy mushrooms - they used to be best in town .... now they have added cumin seeds & spinach.... But in saying that he eventually had baby bang brekkie with added black... More 

Thank nettsturtle
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Casually visit this café when in the Petone area and find the coffee,and food very good and the staff friendly and helpful.

Thank grant k
Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times for coffee but this was the first time for breakfast. I had had the beans with poached eggs and tortillas - delicious! The menu choices are just that little bit different than the usual fare, which is very welcome. If you get a chance, have the date and orange scone as well -... More 

Thank JJdazza50
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Their coffee is awesome & really look forward to when I'm going to get one. Also tired a few cabinet items but by far my favorite is the basil cashew & chilli spaghetti.

Thank TravelObession
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent coffee and brunch - not just the usual offering. Probably the best in Petone. Was very busy the morning I visited and service was quite slow as a result. Will be back though.

Thank anita f
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We are regulars at Go Bang for two very good reasons. They take great pride in their coffee (it's dependably delicious) and it's people focused. The staff quickly know you by name and are genuinely kind and considerate. If you NEED a good coffee in your day I would recommend Go Bang over any other cafe in the Wellington region... More 

Thank cordell
Wellington, New Zealand
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I used to frequent Go Bang several years ago when it was owned by a lovely Irish lady with fire-red hair and warm and welcoming energy. She and hubby moved on some time ago but what they set in place has definitely been maintained, and probably in fact blossomed to become the most iconic little eatery in the heart of... More 

Thank Nita K
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Once you have been to Go Bang you will not be able to keep away! Their English Breakfast Tea is the best around and their selection of coffee and juices are second to none. Try the potato cakes which is like an Eggs Benedict with attitude, so yummy! The menu offers lovely dishes with something for everyone, even those with... More 

Thank Carole C

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
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Cafe, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Jackson Street | Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Lower Hutt
  • Phone Number: +64 4-939 0070

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