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$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
144 Onepu Road | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
+64 4-939 1292
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“liver” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
144 Onepu Road | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a coffee before dropping friends off at the airport for a flight to Melbourne. Service was fantastic, shown to a table immediately even though the cafe was very busy. Coffee was good and arrive in minimal time and tasted good. Really appreciated...More

Thank dnlcompton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually do Elements on our trips to Wellington. The cafe can be great or ho hum, not sure why. This time it was great. We were a family group of 10 all mature(elderly). Service was good, shown to our table & menu produced. We had...More

Thank Reg C
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Met friends for a casual brunch on Saturday. On arrival friends had coffee but it was a good 10 mins before any staff came over to take our order, then 20 seconds later a second person came and asked what we wanted. Drinks took another...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service. You can’t go past the soufflé the salad dressing is to die for and the crunchy bits are the perfect textural finish. Good coffee completes the meal. My favourite meal at my favourite lunch cafe. Can’t be beaten!!!

Thank Judie0
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I hadn't been here for quite a while, partly because I hadn't been in the area, and partly because the last time I was there I left very let down by the food (which I have always regarded favourably in the past) This time it...More

Thank JohnSB3
Reviewed 16 February 2018

A friend and I had lunch yesterday, my first visit to Elements, and I was in for a wonderful surprise. We both had a liver and bacon small dish, and we both loved it. The liver was perfectly cooked, and served in a delicate cream...More

Thank CharlesHN
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We came for lunch fitted quickly and waiter bought water then came back and took order . Friendly staff . Service was quite quick . We enjoyed our lunch if scrambled eggs and bacon and buttermilk pancakes bacon . The coffee was great to .

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended that we met at Elements cafe for brunch. She had been there before and said it was a great place to eat. Couldn’t agree more. What a great wee cafe in the eastern suburb of Lyall Bay. We were there on a...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 25 January 2018

My daughter and I visited Elements at lunchtime on Wednesday 24th January and ordered poached eggs on toast and bacon as an extra. This was served in large pasta bowls which made it difficult to eat. The toast was stone cold and the bacon served...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We have often had lunch here over the last few years. We have never been disappointed. Straight forward, tasty food, quick, friendly and efficient service and reasonable prices. Great for a family. Never had a bad or even poor meal. Not fine dining but a...More

Thank gcb100
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Onepu Road | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-939 1292
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Elements is a neighbourhood eatery in the heart of Lyall Bay, a five minute drive from Wellington Airport, and a short stroll from the beach. Our philosophy begins with gathering people around a table to share great food & wine. We believe in food that nourishes – hand made using fresh, seasonal & sustainably farmed ingredients. We're open for breakfast & lunch seven days.
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