Hive is the heart of the lively Eastbourne village and home to Brandon, Karamu’s founding Roaster.
Hive is a family friendly cafe with a fun fit out and a wide range of cabnet food and extensive breakfast and lunch menu.
16 Rimu Street, Eastbourne
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As a flagship cafe for Karamu, they don’t come any better than this tiny establishment tucked away on a side street in Thorndon.
Churning out consistently fine coffee with a hefty dollop of unsurpassed customer familiarity, Glenn and his cohorts excel. Scrummy well priced home baked goodies supplement your daily dose, and they’re 100% eco-conscious to boot!
Fig Tree Cafe
Fig Tree Cafe is located in a revamped church with pleasant decor and uber-friendly staff. Scott and his talented cooks make everything on the premises using quality ingredients.
Well deserving of its Best Cafe in Upper Hutt 2008 and Wellington Runner-Up in Best Cafe Awards 2009, other cafes could learn a thing or two from the continuing success of this gem.
Juniper Restaurant & Bar
Juniper is a fabulous place catering to a quiet romantic evening or a vocal cocktail catch-up.
The food is top class, complemented perfectly by friendly, informative, knowledgeable staff. They don’t come more highly recommended than Juniper, and is an absolute must-visit when next in Wellington.
Caffiend is a bustling jewel in the crown of Jackson Street, Petone.
Caffiend’s busy, vibrant atmosphere is complemented perfectly by beautifully presented food, lovely coffee (of course!) and efficient friendly staff.
Caffiend proves that the best cafes aren’t necessarily in Wellington Central.
With an outstanding vista looking out across to Wellington Harbour, this beachside attraction is a superb place to dine. Excellent, delightfully presented meals are complemented with fast and friendly service.
Whether you’re an Eastbourne local or a visitor soaking up the lovely homey atmosphere, Chocolate Dayz is always a winner.
Mischief on Guyton
Chef Sonya Matthias says we eat with our eyes first. Making a dish look beautiful as well as taste delicious comes naturally to this trained chef who exhibits considerably better than 20/20 vision.
The concept behind Mischief on Guyton, set up with Kelly Blinkhorne at 96 Guyton Street in Whanganui, is ‘food, atmosphere and service to make people smile’. The pair’s vision is a blinding success, set to keep the locals grinning for a very long time.
Leading the march in the evolving food truck craze, Curbside truly stands out.
Offering delicious food from boutique burgers to Mexican chilli dishes and delicious Karamu coffee, this gourmet joint is fresh, tasty and all made from scratch. Curbside Cafe is the brainchild of English-born chef Verity Russell, who loves the flexibility being mobile brings and being able to introduce healthier fast food options.
You can find them at their regular haunt at Tolaga Bay Wharf, Wharf Road.
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