Cafe Scene

A taste of... Yeay's House, Tawa

Amok Fish curry at Yeay's House.

A taste of… Yeay's House, 209 Main Rd, Tawa, Wellington. 

Where to go for a winter whisky

Patrick Cooney is the general manager at Eva Beva and Fat Angel bars.

New pub for central Wellington, and where to drink a winter whisky.

Probing the coffee-cancer debate video

The coffee we tested was safe, coming in at under 65C.

Drinks hotter than 65C could cause cancer. So how hot is your tea or coffee? We investigate.

Franziska and Five & Dime open for business

Emilio Zunino is co-owner and chef at Franziska Seatoun

Seatoun's singing with fusion flavours.

A taste of Thunderbird

Lunch at Thunderbird is colourful if not filling.

Thunderbird cafe has a vast menu.

Cafe chat: Wellington's newest wine bar

Noble Rot co-owner Josh Pointon christens a glass at Noble Rot, Wellington's newest wine bar.

The capital's craft beer lovers may start rethinking their choice of poison, with a new wine bar open off Cuba St.

Sneak peek at Wellington On a Plate


A taste of... House of Dumplings

A taste of… House of Dumplings, 117 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington.

Cafe Chat: Night Noodle Markets headed for Wellington

Guests forage for ingredients they use to prepare and cook a three-course lunch at the Country Cooking School in Featherston.


Cafe Chat: Wellington Food Show

House of Dumplings are among the local producers showcasing their cuisine at Wellington Food Show this weekend.

Wellington Food Show this weekend

Five and Dime to offer silver service without price tag

Elie Assaf, owner of Five Boroughs and the new restaurant Five and Dime on Cuba.

Five and Dime to offer silver service without price tag 

A taste of... Arthur's Cafe

Veggie rosti at Arthur's Cafe

The beloved bistro had reopened after a six-month-long closure, with new owners, so we went for brunch.

A taste of... Seashore Cabaret

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Muse bar and eatery has a new look

New venue, new look for Muse 

Arthur's on Cuba reopens

Arthur's on Cuba has a new look.

Cafe Reviews

A taste of... House of Dumplings

A taste of… House of Dumplings, 117 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington.

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.

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