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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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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
“potato gratin” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
14 Jessie Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago 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

Thank ozzalina
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Rhys N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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

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!

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

Thank CatherineTT100
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I had been dying to eat here after a visit recently for a perfectly made latte. The ambience is warm and inviting ,the background music only a wee bit loud at times, depending on music track. The service was great and extremely efficient. All the...More

Thank Janine45
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Just visited prefab for a coffee. Literally 30 seconds after serving our coffee, staff began to pack up all the tables around us making it difficult to have a conversation through the noise. Also giving us the distinct impression that we needed to clear out....More

Thank carlosta83
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch yesterday - it was a miserable winter's day, as soon as we walked in it was lovely and warm and we were greeted with a friendly welcome and brought to our table. The food was tasty and filling and we both...More

Thank KarenK4349
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Prefab is one of the places I usually always visit when I’m in Welly. I usually go for the fish which is fresh and yummy. But the prices keeps going up each time I visit. Coffee is too strong and bitter to my liking. I...More

Thank Angel D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:30
Thursday
07:00 - 15:30
Friday
07:00 - 15:30
Saturday
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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