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Baobab Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
152 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
+64 4-380 0470
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
152 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We had their vegan burgers w/ potato wedges and a jug of sangria and loved both! Can highly recommend. The cafe itself is cosy and staff friendly.

Thank Sonja M
Reviewed 26 May 2018

A group of ten went here for lunch. Half of us ordered the Thai omelette with prawns. Very lovely, had some kimchi and mashed avocado on the side and a very lovely salad. Others were impressed with their choices. Coffee was very good. Service was...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I do like this place, another venue I visit when back in Wellington. On the main street in Newtown, the food is consistently good, nothing spectacular but always a decent feed. Out the front, there is a good seating area which often gets busy, and...More

Thank Glen C
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great mid week lunch here this week. Great seasonal soup on offer. Good portion sizing and quick service for lunch time. Lovely courtyard setting. Will definitely call again.

Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Long black, hot water on the side and a cheese scone. Nice looking (tempting) counter food. Plenty of newspapers. I needed to kill some time. Coffee took longer than I expected but of no consequence today. Good looking coffee, nice crema. I'd give the coffee...More

Thank Geoff F
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Kind of felt dirty. Kitchen definitely looked dirty. French toast wasn’t French toast. It was literally just really thick pieces of bread with hardly any egg. A lot of it didn’t have any egg at all. French toast is supposed to be soaked in egg....More

Thank pilypop
Reviewed 26 February 2018

It is so great that this restaurant is health orientated, they have partially organic and local produced food. But unfortunately, the cook doesn't seem to know about seasoning and therefore the food is not tasty at all. The oil seems to be of average quality...More

Thank NinaL3011
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Took my daughter and her BF there for breakfast. Coffee And hot chocolate both arrived cold. Ordered the big breakfast for myself and it arrived with only 1piece of Bacon and a Potato Rostie had been deep fried to within an inch of its life....More

Thank DannyT2056
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Had the worst vegetarian brunch awash with liquid. More like a soup than an omelette. Coffee was ok. The place itself is good

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch, Very good food & drinks! Prices are really good compare to downtown! Friendly staff! Will be back!

Thank alexis V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 59
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 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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