Faith & Co cafe – Petone, Lower Hutt

faithandco.nz Reviewed by FiFi, January 2020 The Place: There is ample indoor seating and a few tables outdoors too.   This is a very spacious, modern eatery that has a vibrant, relaxing vibe about it.  There is lots of fresh looking cabinet food to select  from,  vegetarian, Vegan, gluten-free , dairy-free and a large blackboard menu….

Benedicts cafe – Maungaraki, Lower Hutt

benedictscafe.co.nz Reviewed by FiFi, November 2019 The Place: This is a cafe, Post Shop and General store all in one.  The interior and furnishings are old, dated and smelt a bit musty, and the cafe section feels like an afterthought.  There is only indoor seating here.  The website boasts that this is a one of…

Bellbird Eatery – Lower Hutt

bellbirdeatery.co.nz Reviewed by Karen and FiFi, March 2019 The Place: This cafe is named after the beautiful NZ Bellbird and is situated in the midst of the Dowse Museum and in the heart of the city.  On the inside its open and modern and it offers lots of seating.  There is also ample seating outside…

Tutaki cafe – Lower Hutt

Tutaki – https://tutaki.co.nz/ Reviewed by FiFi, February 2019 The Place: Situated in the Lower Hutt Events Centre this modern, open planned cafe boosts ample indoor seating and plentiful outdoor seating.  There is an abundance of cabinet food to chose from, salads, soups, burgers, fish n chips etc, a kids menu, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, and organic.  There…

Dillingers Brasserie & Bar – Te Aro, Wellington

dillingers.co.nz Reviewed by FiFi, June 2018 The Place: This is a real gem in the middle of the city.  The setting is amazing with loads of seating indoors or outdoors.  It feels just a wee bit fancy but not pretentious.  There is a wee bit of counter food and loads of menu options.  They also…