Serving a range of New Zealand’s favourite roasters and unique in house blends, High Street is teeming with well-known baristas, as well as some hidden gems. Look no further than these intimate cafes for your essential coffee break.


Chuffed | 43 High St

Offering a good honest brew, Chuffed values its consistency in flavour and promises a delicious and freshly roasted cup every time. Just like the simpler days, chief barista and owner, Scott McLean makes sure you can count on the genuine service and true flavours, which will please the toughest of coffee critics.

Pink Neon Sign

Pink neon sign | 35 High St

Pink Neon sign is a plant-based eatery owned and operated by women. With delicious coffee brewed by Eighthirty, tasty treats in the cabinet and on the menu, and a trendy and fun atmosphere, Pink Neon Sign will definitely deserve more than one visit. Pink Neon Sign Café is a great place to head to if you're looking for more Instagram content too - pink has never looked so good!


Stolen Summer | 18b High Street

Stolen Summer is the perfect stop for your morning coffee or mid-morning sweet treat, with a range of home-baked goods lining the counter from scones, muffins and cookies to generously filled baps. With friendly staff, you'll feel right at home (and get a good photo for the 'gram).

The Shelf

The Shelf | 50 High St 

The Shelf uses coffee beans from Be Specialty; roasters that pride themselves on providing a superior product for your morning coffee. With a dedicated team of coffee lovers behind the machine, The Shelf never fails to satisfy.

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 Mojo | Corner Vulcan Lane & O'Connell Street 

The bar seating at Mojo is an ideal spot to take some time out, read the newspaper and watch passersby. Mojo's impeccable coffee will delight coffee conisseurs while their delicious cabinet food will satisfy those feeling peckish. 

Last updated: 11 January 2023