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Melt Cafe - CLOSED

150 Te Moana Road | Waikanae, Kapiti Coast, 5036, New Zealand
+64 4-902 5893
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Dec 2014
“Awesome Meal - Fantastic service”
28 Dec 2014
“Birthday lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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New Zealand, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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150 Te Moana Road | Waikanae, Kapiti Coast, 5036, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 December 2014

Birthday lunch of West Coast Whitebait Fritters were fantastic. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and attentive throughout our meal. The setting of this cafe is fantastic, with the indoor/outdoor seating available. Lovely garden area to sit out in on this beautiful day. Will...More

Thank 466CorrinneC
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

Four adults and a toddler enjoyed a fabulous lunch. The freshest fish cooked to perfection. Eating al fresco can't get better. Birthday girl had a takeaway dessert of ginger steamed pudding, just devine. Think I'll go back this weekend. I know I will.

Thank MargH819
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Lovely homely cafe / restaurant in Waikanae north of Wellington. Wonderfully friendly, courteous and attentive staff. Great chef. Specialty is west coast whitebait fritters (in season) cooked to perfection. You can also buy frozen whitebait to take home while you are there (stock permitting) and...More

Thank Stevejlowe
MeltCafe2014, Manager at Melt Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2014

Hi Stevejlowe Glad you enjoyed the Whitebait! Thank you so much for taking the time to review and for the great feedback. It is greatly appreciated. Regards, Hannah (Manager)

Reviewed 4 November 2014

out for a meal with my lovely husband, the service was superb the staff were always checking that the table was ok did we want to sit somewhere else, and as we missed entree they came to aoplogise as to the wait and explained it...More

Thank Rosemariie F
MeltCafe2014, Manager at Melt Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2014

Hi Rosemariie Thank you so much for the fantastic feedback! We greatly appreciate it and hope you enjoyed your experience with us. Cheers, Hannah (Manager)

Reviewed 4 November 2014

Simon and his lovely staff never fails to disappoint. His "foodie" awards testify to the high standard menu!! Supreme! Always enjoy our meals/coffee/atmosphere!!

Thank Glenys H
MeltCafe2014, Manager at Melt Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2014

Hi Glenys Thank you so much for taking the time to review with great positive feedback! Hope to see you again soon. Yours sincerely, Hannah (Manager)

Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

My partner and I both had the whitebait fritters which were lovely. Great wine and beer selection, good to see a place selling a good range of nz beers. Best of all were the staff, all pleasant and kept checking if we needed anything which...More

Thank KiwiArrin
MeltCafe2014, Manager at Melt Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2014

Hi KiwiArrin Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. I will be sure to pass on the great comments to our staff! Thanks again and hope to have you back! Yours sincerely, Hannah Candy (Manager)

Reviewed 29 October 2014

We noticed whitebaiter fritters on the blackboard menu. Cheekily we asked if we could take our poochon pup Pepe into the garden area of Melt and the waitress cheerily agreed and offered him a bowl of water. We had 3 healthy whitebait fritters and fresh...More

1  Thank MargH819
MeltCafe2014, Manager at Melt Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2014

Hi MargH819 Thank you for the great review! We really enjoyed having you and your gorgeous pup for lunch! We certainly hope to see you again soon! Yours sincerely, Hannah Candy (Manager)

Reviewed 28 October 2014

My sister in law took me to your cafe for Sundry lunch. It was a first time visit for both of us. We were very impressed with our experience. The service was exceptional. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about the food and drink....More

Thank NanaSue65
MeltCafe2014, Manager at Melt Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2014

Hi Sue Thank you again for taking the time to give us such a great review. We are so glad you had a great experience and hope to have you back again soon! Yours sincerely, Hannah Candy (Manager)

Reviewed 28 October 2014

Six restaurant harden diners took on the Melt challenge recently and what a night. A comprehensive dinner menu including steak, pork, fish and lamb was very good. Entrees included whitebait and of course no guessing what was had as the popular choice!! The above meals...More

Thank Sid H
MeltCafe2014, Manager at Melt Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2014

Hi Sid H, Just wanted to say thank you so much for the great review. We really appreciate the time you took to write this - we always love hearing our customers feedback. We will definitely take into account your comments and have passed on...More

Reviewed 15 October 2014

We had a lovely engagement brunch for my son and his girlfriend and her family. Lovely food and attentive service. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves in the sun on the patio. Couldn't have had a better time.

Thank Reikorangi
MeltCafe2014, Manager at Melt Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2014

Hi There Thank you so much for the excellent review. We are so glad you had a great time. Congratulations to your Son and his Fiancé! Yours sincerely, Melt Cafe

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  • Address: 150 Te Moana Road | Waikanae, Kapiti Coast, 5036, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Kapiti Coast
  • Phone Number: +64 4-902 5893
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