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Cafe Polo

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Cnr Rotheram Terrace and Para Street | Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-380 7273
08:00 - 15:30
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 08:00 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Polo is definitely Miramars best kept secret. The food is home made n delicious. They have a kids menu but will also work with you if your kids want something a bit different. Toys, highchairs and books Daily specials with matching wine & beer. Very friendly and helpful front of house making the best coffee. Highly recommended

Thank Sonya K
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent coffee and profoundly good cheese scones along with a range of great baked goods for morning and afternoon tea. The menu changes frequently with an imaginative blackboard menu. Its a decent walk down to weta workshops, but the locals (and a few further afar) come here and the walk is pleasant. It gets busy for lunch, so think about... More 

1 Thank cawdorMarlborough
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216 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have been to Café Polo a few times over the years and they truly provide wonderful food and service in the Miramar burbs. I've seen them feature in our national Cuisine magazine over the years but didn't realise they've had Australian acclaim also which they so deserve. They support local suppliers and provide fresh, organic, free range products. I've... More 

Thank Nina044
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We always get a warm greeting and great service at Polo Whether it's just for coffee or for something more substantial, the menu is varied and reasonably priced. Plenty of seating available in cozy corners or outside, weather permitting. Groups can be catered for like the Tuesday knitting group. On street parking is usually easy to find so there's little... More 

1 Thank Judy H
New York City, New York
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74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch. Big portions. Great taste. Good service. Would recommend the club sandwich - delicious and enormous. Cosy atmosphere... with nice art on the wall.

1 Thank ThomasSmith876
Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

taste average, service ok and on occasions it's been poor - burnt food and dry food...and when asked for what I thought ' they've not been happy' with my response and given me a piece of their mind! Forgetting who the customer is and who's paying for the meal.. Sad really as there's not many places and options in Miramar.... More 

3 Thank 1232232jems
Wellington, New Zealand
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great breakfast experience here a few weekends ago. The service was great, the food was great and extra bonus, we got to take our dog along. The staff were great with our pup and even brought him a water bowl. The breakfasts were generous and not over the top expensive. I have a very restricted diet and... More 

Thank Lindsay H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food in general is nice and tasty, but the portion sizes are ridiculously small. Today I ordered a very nice duck gnocchi, but i got literally 6 pieces of gnocchi. This has happened on several occasions. The mains are more like a decent entree for the prize of a main (>$20).

Thank Pavel J
Kapiti Coast
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very friendly corner cafe in the older part of Miramar below Awa Road. Lots of small rooms. Sunny corner on the bus route. Always feels like the place for the locals.

Thank lynnval
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a great late lunch the other day...great range of meals on the menu, served with a smile and fun, we'll be back again.

Thank R0dsan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Rotheram Terrace and Para Street | Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-380 7273

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