Ti Kouka Café

Monday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Tuesday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Wednesday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Thursday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Friday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.



76 Willis Street, Wellington Central

04-472 7682

Despite being open since 2010, Ti Kouka remains a bit of a hidden gem, largely due to its incognito, upstairs location on Willis Street. That said, this multi-room café has a strong crowd of loyal followers – the folk who know and love it for its wholesome and hearty food, friendly service and welcoming, cosy atmosphere.

Offering a breakfast, lunch and brunch menu, the emphasis is to use local, organic and seasonal produce allowing the team to have an ever-changing seasonal menu while using free range meats and eggs, plus organic milk and juices. Red Rabbit are the coffee beans of choice, and the coffee is excellent. There’s also local craft beer in bottles and a selection of well chosen wines from around New Zealand.

At Ti Kouka you’ll find a simple but sophisticated setting, staff that are passionate about good food and a great view of the hustle bustle on the street below (if you get a window seat). Without such a view though, you’d think you were anywhere but Lambton Quay.

Words by Grace Hall & Photography by Naomi Haussmann

76 Willis Street, Wellington Central

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