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. If you want a cuppa with some indoor-outdoor flow, or you like your coffee with a view over the waters, then look no further, we’re spoilt for choice in Porirua!

Coffee spots in Porirua


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Get Fixed Bicycle Café

16 Parumoana Street, Te Manawa

Situated on the Harbour’s edge, Get Fixed serves up a cup of Ripe fair-trade coffee with a side of sustainability. Bring a keep cup, hire an Again Again reusable cup, or have in and soak up the sun on the grassy expanse out front. InstagramFacebook

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The Little Goat

Cobham Court, Te Manawa

Take your taste buds on an adventure to The Little Goat for a cup of joe and try to resist their homemade souvlakis, burgers, and salads. Their central city location is perfect for a hot and tasty coffee on the go! InstagramFacebook

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Café Kaizen

Pātaka, 17 Parumoana Street, Te Manawa

Sit outdoors and enjoy the Japanese garden while enjoying abundant cabinet food or yummy meals from Kaizen’s extensive menu. Instagram | Facebook

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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 is passionate about coffee and this cool venue has a reputation for friendly service and in-depth knowledge of all things coffee. InstagramFacebook

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The Platform Cafe

1 Station Road, Te Manawa

Step off the train at Porirua Station and be treated to a Mojo coffee made by owner Jess. You'd be a fool to pass up her tasty homemade muffins, scones or slices. Facebook

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Regular Cafe

Te Rauparaha Arena, 17 Parumoana Street, Te Manawa

Grab a flat white while you watch your kids swim, or better yet - sit down for a fresh scone after your lunchtime workout.  Facebook

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Peppermill Cafe & Bar

4 Norrie Street, Te Manawa

This humming café is centrally located in Porirua City, across the road from Te Rauparaha Arena. While Peppermill’s food is highly rated, the quality of their coffees also draws the crowds! Facebook

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Little Espresso

7 Kilkerran Place, Te Manawa

In the heart of Porirua City, Little Espresso provides great coffee and healthy and convenient snacks for workers and shoppers.Facebook

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Mahi Cafe

5 Lydney Place South, Te Manawa

Bring your whānau down for an amazing coffee, and kai together. Make sure to come down on Fridays when they serve up a traditional boil up.

Paremata ☕


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Little Green Olive

Dolly Varden Beach Carpark, Mana Esplanade

Get cracking views and coffee with a conscience. They have compostable take-away cups and their brew is fairtrade and organic. For something different, try raw chai, beetroot and turmeric lattes. InstagramFacebook

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Supply Room

105 Mana Esplanade, Paremata

With stunning harbour views and daily specials, Supply Room is the perfect spot for a coffee and a scone or muffin, only $8 Monday - Friday! Instagram | 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. Instagram I Facebook

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Sandbar Mana

109 Mana Esplanade, Paremata

Sandbar is known for their amazing dinner deals and specials, but did you know they also make a mean coffee? Enjoy harbour views and a cuppa at affordable prices! Instagram | Facebook

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Marina Espresso

5 Marina View, Paremata

A great place to catch up over a delicious coffee with friends, just over the Paremata Bridge with an upstairs level for sea views! Facebook

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Groundup Cafe

15 Paekakariki Hill Road, Pāuatahanui

If you want your coffee hot, quick and tasty, you can’t go past Groundup. Their covered outdoor area is a great choice on a sunny day. The packed cabinet and menu means you’ll no doubt also leave with a full puku.

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Light House Cinema Pāuatahanui

3 Paekakariki Hill Rd, Pāuatahanui

After walking Te Ara Piko, pop into Light House Cinema for a coffee and a sweet treat - and if the day’s not quite over, why not go all out and watch a movie as well? Instagram | Facebook

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Plimmerton Deli

15b Steyne Avenue, Plimmerton

Foodie Kim and barista Lauren are the mother and daughter team who look after the local coffeeholics and deli food lovers in Plimmerton. Enjoy a Flight coffee with Zany Zeus milk and pair it with something tasty from the deli. InstagramFacebook

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Backyard Café

99-109 St Andrews Road, Plimmerton

Lush green plants, freshly baked food, and some of the best coffee in Porirua awaits you in the peaceful courtyard of Palmers Garden Centre in Plimmerton. InstagramFacebook

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The Big Salami

2 Steyne Avenue, Plimmerton

Open from early to late, enjoy a morning coffee in the sun or grab a bite and stroll down to Karehana Bay beach. InstagramFacebook

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Urban Bake House

25 Ulric Street, Plimmerton

Enjoy freshly baked breads, pies, raw slices, macarons, and pastries while you sip on a cup of Havana brew. A firm favourite with local foodies and coffee connoisseurs! InstagramFacebook

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Kafe Oranje

12 Steyne Avenue, Plimmerton

Open every day from 8am, pop in for a full-bodied Bruno Rossi cuppa. If you were intending on just grabbing a coffee, you may need to rethink once you glimpse their tasty menu and well-stocked cabinet. Facebook

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26 Whitehouse Road, Titahi Bay

Grab a Good Fortune coffee and scone to-go then watch the local surfers. Or choose from their tasty menu and cabinet treats. But first in, first served, as locals are saying the ginger crunch and carrot cake is the best in the business. InstagramFacebook

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Aloha Friday

24 Bay Drive, Titahi Bay

Situated across the road from the beach, Aloha Friday is perfectly positioned as a caffeine stop. Expect to meet some locals at this cute beach coffee shop that also serves as the gallery for co-owner and former Tall Fern, Tania Tupu. InstagramFacebook

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Regal Shortbread Co

109 Discovery Drive, Whitby

Anita will make you feel like you've just wandered into your mum's kitchen, serving up freshly baked goods and top-notch coffee. All the packaging is home compostable, and there's a cup library if you forget your keep cup. InstagramFacebook

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Charlie's Coffee Cart

Postgate Drive, Whitby

If you’re in the Whitby area and looking for a good coffee fix, Charlie's Coffee cart will hit the spot! It's a popular coffee cart in Whitby serving delicious coffee, hot pies and yummy treats to lucky locals on weekdays 6am-12:30pm. InstagramFacebook

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Nish Café

69a Discovery Drive, Whitby

The small, modest spot in the heart of the Whitby shopping precinct, Nish Café may look unassuming, but it packs a whole lot of heart, a whole lot of delicious Flight Coffee and menu and cabinet food. InstagramFacebook

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Whitby Co-Op Kitchen & Bar

69 Discovery Drive, Whitby

This family-friendly restaurant on the banks of the Whitby Lakes is a family-pleaser. On a nice day, sit outside in the patio area with an iced coffee as you enjoy your meal. InstagramFacebook

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Greedy and Co

98 Rawhiti Road, Pukerua Bay

Tucked away in beautiful Pukerua Bay, Greedy and Co. is a coffee caravan serving up locally roasted coffee by Emporio, freshly baked goods and handmade pies. InstagramFacebook

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Ranui Café

18A Mungavin Avenue, Rānui

Enjoy a well-deserved sit down with a hot coffee and something tasty from the cabinet or off the menu at the Ranui Café after the kids have worn themselves out on the playground across the road. They also put on a great breakfast – which goes hand-in-hand with a good coffee! 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. Instagram | Facebook

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Columbus Cafe

Mitre 10 MEGA, 2 Semple Street, Elsdon

Located in Mitre 10’s garden centre, enjoy a cuppa amidst the hydrangeas and lavender. Treat yourself to a Belgian hot chocolate or a spicy chai latte, or cool down with a tropical frappe. Instagram | Facebook

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Elemental Eats

51 Kenepuru Drive, Kenepuru

Home of the legendary Kūmara Pie, Elijah also makes a mean coffee with locally roasted Elemental Coffee beans. With a pie in one hand and a piccolo in the other, you're ready to start the day! Instagram | Facebook

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Gear Eatery & Bar

1 Okowai Road, Aotea

Looking out across the splendid Porirua Harbour with a cup of Good Fortune coffee in your hand and a strawberry and cream donut in the other, Gear Eatery & Bar offers an unrivalled blend of elegance, history, and views. InstagramFacebook

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Sushil’s Musclechef Kitchen & Café

27 Aotea Drive, Aotea

Owned by top-six Masterchef NZ contestant Sushil Ravikumar, this Aotea café serves up amazing coffee and kai with a keen focus of health and nutrition.InstagramFacebook


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