7 Best Porirua Walks and Where to Treat Yourself Afterwards

Pukerua Bay in Porirua.
Explore the great outdoors (and hospitality) with these walks in the Porirua region.

Louis by Louis Sergeant

Man holding wooden board with three french pastries from Louis by Louis Sergeant in Porirua.
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A household name in Wellington for as long as anyone can remember, the Louis Sergeant brand continues to make its presence felt across the region.

Get Fixed Bicycle Café

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An incredibly family-friendly spot with harbourside views, there are few better places in Porirua to while away an hour or two. Get on your bike, and find out for yourself what makes Get Fixed so special.

Little Green Olive

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A compact but beautiful coffee spot perched on Mana Esplanade in Porirua, Little Green Olive offers superb views along with a range of filling snacks and coffee with a conscience.

Aloha Friday

Exterior of Aloha Friday, Porirua.
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A homely little spot where the locals come to kōrero, Aloha Friday perfectly epitomises the character of Titahi Bay - fitting, then, that it sits right on the beach’s doorstep.

Gear Eatery and Bar

Exterior of Gear Eatery and Bar, Porirua.
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A building with a past as colourful as the walls within, Gear Eatery and Bar is the latest reincarnation of the majestic Gear Homestead, perhaps one of Porirua’s most...

t bay café

Man holding a plate of hotcakes with berries from t bay cafe, Porirua.
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Starting out as a project to bring a much-needed eatery to Porirua’s Titahi Bay, t bay café now serves as a cornerstone of the local community, bringing its residents and visitors together.

Nish Café

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A small, modest spot in the heart of the Whitby shopping precinct, Nish Café may look unassuming but it packs a whole lot of heart.

Greedy and Co.

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More often than not, keeping it simple has the most impact. In introducing a caffeine culture to Pukerua Bay, this is exactly what Greedy and Co.

Tuk Tuk Thai Kitchen

Dining area at Tuk Tuk Thai.
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Aside from serving excellent food, Tuk Tuk Thai has one clear goal: to make customers feel like they’re in Thailand without even leaving Porirua.

Topor Bistro

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Those clued up on Polish cuisine will feel right at home at Topor Bistro with a menu featuring the classics: dig into all the pierogi, bigos, and golabki.

Plimmerton Kombucha

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Plimmerton Kombucha is delivering super delicious kombucha and teaching others the art.

Backyard Café

Wooden tables and hanging pot plants.
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Backyard Café in Porirua knows that seed shopping isn’t complete without some coffee and scones on the side.

What To Eat In Porirua

Artwork on the wall above table at Gear Eatery, Porirua.
Whether you want a laidback brekkie at a beachside café or tasty burgers at a historical homestead, there's much to feast on in Porirua.

Plimmerton Fish Supply

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Every happy neighbourhood needs a good fish and chip spot to hangout at, so lucky for Plimmerton locals that exists in the form of Plimmerton Fish Supply.

The Big Salami

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The Big Salami is where locals come to get super tasty pizza, coffee on the go and sweet slices like you remember from your childhood days.

The Little Goat

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Once a travelling food truck, The Little Goat is now set firmly in its little spot, serving delicious fare based on Mediterranean recipes.

Café Kaizen

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Café Kaizen is the kind of well-oiled machine that you can tell has been a locals favourite hangout for a long time.

Local Authority

Coffee signs outside on the pavement.
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Less about enforcing rules and more about creating a chill place to enjoy good coffee and food, Local Authority is a pocket-sized coffee spot that packs a punch.

Samoa's Finest

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If you’ve called Samoa home at some point in your life then this place is undoubtedly going to stir up all kinds of nostalgia.