We have been voted one of the TOP 18 CAFES IN WELLINGTON!!

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Set in the iconic Midland Park, Lambton Quay. Astoria has proudly served Wellington customers daily since 1996.


Our dining style is simple yet elegant.

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diners will not be disappointed with the choices available to them and all our produce is free range where possible.

Our bakers prepare fresh bread, cakes and biscuits daily and our coffee is roasted on site.


Whether it’s a quick coffee, a relaxed brunch or lunch or even an afternoon glass of wine, everyone is welcome at Astoria.


Astoria is well known for consistently exceptional coffee. Our two Wega espresso machines are never silent.


At the heart of our operation is a 1950’s gas fired, 5 kilo, Vittoria coffee roaster that allows us to masterfully craft our house blend.


Astoria’s house blend coffee beans are available for purchase from the café at


$40 per kg or $12 per 300g.


We have our own dedicated in-house bakery and bake a wide variety of bread products fresh every day, including specialty breads and non-yeasted sourdoughs.


All our bread is additive and GM-free and made to a premium standard using traditional artisan methods.

Our breads are available to buy from our bakery, along with our house-made jams.


The bakery stocks:

Irish soda, Rye, Turkish & gluten free bread as well as French sticks.


Our chefs source grass fed, free-range New Zealand beef from prime Angus, PrimeStar and Wakanui. The Wakanui beef has been aged for 21 days.

Our lamb comes courtesy of the Hawkes Bay Gourmet Lamb Company.

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Petone Company t Leaf T is home to New Zealand’s most exciting range of teas and infusions from premium ingredients sourced from around the world.



West Coast Cocoa Merchants

Produced on the wild West Coast of New Zealand, each batch of hot chocolate and chai crafted by West Coast Cocoa Merchants is blended with care in small batches to ensure consistency and premium quality.

The company is committed to fair, ethical trade, and source their West African cocoa through the UTZ Certified Cocoa Programme.