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Prefab Eatery

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
14 Jessie Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 2263
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14 Jessie Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you know who you are watching in this open and vibrant eater, you will spot some of Wellingtons famous film and tv writers and producers. Jeff and his wife have been bringing Wellingtonians the best coffee and food for decades. They keep on creating...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FGunterFirth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine a cafe with a line of people to get in at lunchtime! The food was great. The staff are incredibly helpful and happy. The coffee was perfect.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 971louisep
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Picked this place from trip adviser reviews and was not disappointed. Went on a Tuesday about 9am and we were seated straight away, we must have missed the morning rush but the cafe was still busy. coffee was very good and my better half said...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank macdunc33
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I always think you can get a good measure of a place by the quality of its bacon and Prefabs bacon is the best! Fresh quality ingredients served up with efficient service with a smile. These guys know what they are doing!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We always try and come to Prefab every time we are in Wellington. Love the atmosphere, food and service. Have never been let down. There aren’t many places in nz where people line up to get in:-)) Order anything on the menu and you won’t...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ozzalina
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Met a friend for lunch at Prefab Eatery. Very nice setting with indoor & outdoor seating. I had the fish of the day which was a Terakihihi on a curry & veritable base & my friend had the risotto, both were very nice. Would recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RhysN217
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

By far the nicest cafe eaten in and enjoyed.. Food,service,staff,decor outstanding.... Service super efficient... With a smile.. The bunches of roses all over the place including the toilets was outstanding... Food exceptional... Best decaf coffee... Would definitely visit again and high recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carol041165
Reviewed 13 September 2018

...and it was exactly the kind of place I was looking for lunch. However, I arrived as the kitchen was closing for lunch. The friendly waitress noticed my crestfallen face, and offered me tea/coffee, or a glass of water while I took a seat. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 22Senior_travels
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Impeccable food, the most wonderful service and a fresh atmosphere that makes you want to sit there all day!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank madsbeee
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Prefab is noisy and busy but that’s because the food is so good. Even on a weekday it seems to be bustling. The wait staff are efficient and polite. The menu is varied and wholesome. The cabinet food is very good- mostly because the in-house...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CatherineTT100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Jessie Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 2263
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