Cafe Scene

Arthur's on Cuba reopens

Arthur's on Cuba has a new look.

Cafe Chat: Wairarapa cider quenching capital's thirst

The couple behind Greytown's Mela Juice, Brian Belluomini and Sarah Wright, have begun making cider using equipment left ...

Wellington breweries win big at New World Beer & Cider Awards

A Taste of... Five Boroughs

The Five Borough cheeseburger is among the best we've had.

Five Borough nails the burger but falls flat on the creative fries.

A taste of... Tatsushi

Sashimi at Tatsushi

A taste of… Tatsushi on Victoria St. 

Review: Seoul House

The bibimbap at Seoul House on Dixon St will satisfy any cravings for the Korean comfort food.

A taste of… Seoul House on Dixon St

Cafe chat: A wild brew made for Taika, celebrating local, and baking in Hataitai

A brew is being made for Taiki Waititi's film.

Foam and flair at coffee art champs gallery video

Finalist Takahito Koyanagi making a swan reflected on a lake at the New Zealand Latte Art Championship held at ...

Baristas surprise and delight with creamy coffee art.

Wellington cocktail bar makes history

Orpheus founder Jeremy Morris-Jarrett, with a "Gulf of Mexico", created using a ingredients matching app.

Allen St's newest bar makes history 

How to spot a gold standard beer video

Chief of Judges Michael Donaldson samples a pilsner at the New World Beer & Cider Awards judging at Westpac Stadium in ...

There's a clink, a swig, a murmur, and a slosh as expert Michael Donaldson shows his craft.

Brewday and Paniyiri Greek Food Festival this weekend

Greater Wellington Brewday will be held in Martinborough for its fourth year in on February 27.

Cafe Chat: Brewday, Paniyiri Greek Food Festival, Seashore Cabaret, Slim Davey's

Muse on Allen to relocate to Victoria St

Muse has closed its Allen St doors, and is to reopen in Victoria St.

Muse is on the move

A taste of... Hanging Ditch

Cabin in the Woods cocktail at Hanging Ditch cocktail bar in Leeds St, Wellington.

A taste of… Hanging Ditch in Leeds St.

A taste of... Matterhorn's brunch menu

Sourdough pancake with caramelised pear, berries, and candied walnuts, from Matterhorn's new brunch menu.

A taste of… Matterhorn in Cuba St.    

Cafe Chat: Festive food for Chinese New Year

House of Dumplings will be serving up good luck at the Asian Market at TSB Arena during Chinese New Year.

Chinese New Year comes to the capital

A taste of... Pizzeria Napoli

Calamari fritti

A taste of… Pizzeria Napoli

Cafe Reviews

A Taste of... Five Boroughs

The Five Borough cheeseburger is among the best we've had.

Five Borough nails the burger but falls flat on the creative fries.

Capital's newest Mojo maintains its point of difference

Mojo is bigger than Maccas in the capital.

It may be bigger than McDonald's in the capital, but Mojo keeps on delivering in the individuality stakes.

Cafe Chat: Sky-high container bar and doughnut delivery service

Tahi on Courtenay Place is a prime people-watching destination.

Wellington's first rooftop container bar opens

Fusion revival

Lamb backstrap with lambs fry, mushrooms, broad beans and tomatoes.

 A return to fusion food is fine as long as money is no object.

Raglan Roast... in Wellington


The coffeehouse has the same kind of relaxed vibe that pervades the Roast Office in Te Uku and its sister outlet in Raglan.

Hand-crafted breads and pastries - all natural


REVIEW: Berhampore's Baker Gramercy has arguably lifted the standard of great bread available in Wellington.

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