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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 6 days ago

The service was incredibly slow which if was because they were busier than usual, I would have liked this indicated to us when we arrived. When eating out with elderly parents they don't have the ability to wait for 45 mins for a salad that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ElizabethM6319
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stop in here briefly to pass a little time before meeting a flight at the airport. I wish I have more time, as the service is very pleasant from the young lady with the (French?) accent, and if I wasn’t piling on the kilos...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 262reeceb
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Not a promising venue but cheerful inside, busy and popular with locals and the food is great. Service okay.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Loreen B
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Always visit this cafe when in the capital. Good food, friendly staff and a good vibe. Recommended. Love the black pudding. Top this with the eggs Montreal..bliss!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Zacsone
Reviewed 30 July 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dnlcompton
Reviewed 26 July 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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!!!

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: February 2018
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

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank CharlesHN
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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 six days a week.
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