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Baobab Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
152 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
+64 4-380 0470
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“lentil burger” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
152 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday brunch. Surprisingly big space. Split into two rooms and an outdoor courtyard. They have a bar too. Good variety of vegetarian and vegan options. We opted for a the big breakfast minus eggs. We were offered more of everything to compensate. We also ordered...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Quirky cafe that has a surprising amount of seating! Great beer selection. Food came out quickly for a weekday lunch. Will definitely visit again!

Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Have visited here over lots of years n totally enjoy the food, the atmosphere n the staff r awesome. Totally!, totally recommend eating here

Thank Lauree T
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This place is often frequented by my workplace and I highly recommend! Service was great, the staff were super friendly! Food was amazing, everyone at the table loved their food, including a vegan we had at the table. They have a great choice of cabinet...More

Thank Matt_and_Mylo
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Let's get this out there, I love this café. Today I bought a half portion of the vegan salad and accompanied it with a black coffee with turmeric for only $8. This was the perfect choice for the cooler Wellington weather and came with the...More

Thank Tafianz
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely service, very tasty food and coffee that was served quite promptly - including the best cherry cheesecake in the whole wide world! Thanks so much, Baobab - we'll be back soon!

Thank Bubble_nz
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We came to Newtown early in the morning and we decided to have breakfast at this cafe. It is a nice environment and staff are pleasant and the service is quick. The food was good but my coffee was luckwarm. But one thing that really...More

Thank Pieter S
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

One of my regular Wellington choices - always has a range of delicious vegetarian menu options. They serve breakfast and lunch until 5pm which is handy, and the staff are super friendly and down-to-earth. After countless visits to this place and many delicious meals, today's...More

Thank Elise K
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Went here with a few friends for some brunch and was not disappointed was tasty food and big portions had the veggie breakfast it was so so good will def be back again for round 2. Yummy coffee also

Thank CrazyT89
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

A regular for me, good vegetarian brunch spot. Today was raining and had to sit inside. Canned music angry and loud, very unpleasant; high energy for staff rather than relaxing customers. Left as soon as we could.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 28 - USD 61
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-380 0470
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