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Ti Kouka Cafe

) #129 of 686 Restaurants in Wellington $$ - $$$ Cafe, , European
76 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-472 7682
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
76 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over 70$ for two for a disappointing lunch. The one star is for the pleasant guy who served us. Far too expensive for what it is - has to be the most disappointing burger I have ever had. I met my partner here for lunch...More

Thank LookingForTheUnique
Reviewed 1 May 2017

One of the worst value for money venues in the city. $30 for a burger and chips at lunch and not very good food at that. Nice venue and good service but not worth the money for what you get. Much better food a few...More

Thank MrWellington
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We chanced upon Ti Kouka when we were walking around Wellington looking for somewhere for brunch/coffee. Unsure of what we'd find when we walked up the stairway from the street, we got a great welcome and were surprised by the lovely bright dining area. Top...More

Thank FrequentFlyer123
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Went with a group of friends for brunch. Offered gluten free choices which they even advertise on their website which was the reason we choose to go there. Other cafes should put GF options online also. Service was good and friendly helpful staff. Nice atmosphere...More

Thank KiwiHJC
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A group of us met for lunch after making a reservation because several people were on lunch breaks, all be it extended. The restaurant was packed and there only seemed to be one waiter trying to attend to everyone. This place has a good reputation,...More

Thank KiwiTwo
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We recently stayed in Wellington for a week and went here twice! Everything was presented to a high standard and tasted delish!

Thank mychellet2015
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We sat upstairs in Ti Kouka with a great view of the street. The breakfasts were excellent as was the service. A really brilliant place for breakfast or a snack in the daytime.

Thank Andyko
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

was an enjoyable evening. enjoyed the garage project beer. mud cake was a litle bit small and really small. othe than that was a good meal

Thank Sy R
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I went here for lunch. My daughter got the salmon and I got the beef hamburger. Both were delicious. When I say hamburger I am not talking about a regular beef burger. This was a sandwich made of perfectly cooked beef brisket...More

Thank Bruce S. H
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Arrived in Wellington from a cruise ship. We were dropped off and kindly given a map from a friendly volunteer, she suggested this place as we wanted to find a cafe with free wifi. It is near a supermarket and the sign is above the...More

Thank M.C.Rose
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 15:30
09:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-472 7682
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Ti Kouka cafe was started by brothers Jesse Simpson and Shepherd Elliott in November 2010. Jesse runs the front of house and makes the beautiful coffees and Shepherd runs the kitchen and makes the delicious food. We use local, sustainable and organic produce when ever possible. We use Flight's beautiful direct trade and organic coffee and Zorganic's milk and other dairy products. We also offer free range and organic eggs, chicken and juices. We believe that using the best ingredients gives our food and drinks an edge that you can taste. We also believe we have a responsibility to do what we can to make sure we can continue to have the standard of produce we enjoy now. We compost all our scraps, recycle everything we can and will continue to improve as we go. In November of 2013 we opened Leeds St Bakery to supply TK and many others around wellington with Beautiful organic artisan breads.
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