Coffee in Porirua

We take our coffee very seriously and our local baristas are caffeine rock stars.

Whether you like your coffee cold, filtered, brewed for hours or just a flat white done to perfection, we’ve got you covered across Porirua. We asked our residents which coffee spots they rate, and we were spoilt for choice! 

Coffee spots in Porirua

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Little Green Olive

Dolly Varden Beach Carpark, Mana Esplanade

Get cracking views and coffee with a conscience. Sheri and team have compostable take-away cups and their brew is fairtrade and organic. For non-caffeinated alternatives, try raw chai, beetroot and turmeric lattes. InstagramFacebook


Local Authority (LA)

Shop 1/1 Walton Leigh Avenue, Te Manawa

“Coffee is our main thing, it’s what we do” says barista and co-owner Campbell Dunlop. LA are passionate about coffee and this cool venue has a reputation for friendly service and indepth knowledge of all things coffee. Instagram I Facebook

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Coffee Cart Elsdon

3 Prosser Street, Elsdon

Not far from Te Ara Utiwai, you’ll find the Coffee Cart, a funky fitted-out container space with a huge following. Get your Mojo brew while choosing a bite from their bursting cabinet full of savoury goodness that includes vegan and gluten-free treats. Facebook


Plimmerton Deli

15b Steyne Avenue, Plimmerton

Foodie Kim and barista Lauren are the popular mother and daughter team who look after the local coffeeholics and deli food lovers in Plimmerton. On the menu is People’s coffee with Zany Zeus milk and they also offer fair-trade, organic, locally-sourced products and counter food. Facebook

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Ruby's Cafe

99 Mana Esplanade, Paremata

Ruby’s is a busy local café with a reputation for great food, friendly service and barista Cassidy’s top coffee-making skills. This local gem is nestled in a courtyard, out of sight. The outside area is popular on sunny winter days. Instagram I Facebook


Peppermill Cafe & Bar

4 Norrie Street, Te Manawa

In the heart of Porirua City you’ll find Peppermill, a busy and popular spot. While Peppermill’s food is highly rated, the quality of their coffees, prepared by baristas Hayley and Ngarongo, also draws the crowds! Facebook

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