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Blue Belle Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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138-142 The Parade | Island Bay, Wellington 6023, New Zealand
08:00 - 17:00
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All hours
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 17:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this cafe and selection was fantastic, from menu to counter food. Has holly's eggs with rosti and it was fabulous. Cake selection looked great as well and was so tempted. Will be back

Thank ilonamacd
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonable food but great coffee (flight beans) and yummy milkshakes (recommend blueberry). Busy little spot and can be tricky getting a table due to cafe being pretty small.

Thank katiethorne
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147 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Blue Belle Cafe has definitely been one of the most successful cafes in Island Bay. It is a great spot to pop in for a coffee or grab a bite to eat. So conveniently located right in the Island Bay shops, you can walk here from anywhere in Island Bay! The staff are always so friendly as well and everything... More 

Thank Jessica M
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I love to stop in here while doing an exercise walk to Island Bay . The place is always a hive of activity with outdoor seating , comfy couches,booths and tables. The food is standard brunch fare alongside interesting other options and tasty cabinet food. I enjoy the coffee especially to take along with me on my walk. The staff... More 

Thank 920lorrainec
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Whilst visiting we made a bee line for the best pie vendors in the world and weren't disappointed by the experience of our latest visit, enjoying beef and Speights pies as well as a pumpkin and sweet potato option. Pastry was gorgeous and my meat choice was sublime... So good we are off to try some more tomorrow!

Thank Mark H
Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were staying nearby in Wellington overnight, waiting to fly back to Australia after 17 days in NZ. I spent some time looking online for a nice cafe for our last breakfast in NZ, after going past all the pretentious vegan friendly expensive cafes, i decided to give Blue Belle a try, and we are glad that we did. What... More 

Thank Garth M
Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Have been here several times now and always really good food. Coffee is excellent and the team are friendly and service is efficient.

Thank rickwel
Wellington, New Zealand
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I've been here a couple of times now and on both occasions I've been impressed. Lots of great cabinet food complemented by a cook-to-order brunch/lunch menu. Best of all, they make and bake their own pies and these are well worth the effort you might make to arrive in this very picturesque suburb in the southern part of Wellington. And... More 

Thank Alan C
Wellington, New Zealand
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Although there's a few cafe's in Island Bay, this one is by far one of the most popular (for the town centre - The Bach is the most popular for the coastline). I'm telling you, they had a Snickers Cheesecake there once and I made the unwise decision of not buying it that day, and I haven't seen it show... More 

Thank BirdDovahkiin
new zealand
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

After looking at about 7 places to have lunch we came upon this cafe. An amazing array of dishes available we had trouble deciding. One mushroom and beef pie, salmon wrap and two hot coffee's later,we will be back. Had somewhere to park our bikes,seats outside and lovely service.

Thank FrancescaNewZealand

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138-142 The Parade | Island Bay, Wellington 6023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?