Where To Find: Auckland's Cutest Coffee Spots
Petite cafes who do a great brew (and offer tempting treats to match)
This inner-city gem is the perfect pit stop for office workers or students on the run. If you can nab a seat, it's great for people watching too. Expect strong Kokako brews and chipper service.
Where: 17 Wellesley St West, City Visit: Facebook.com/Wednesdaysespresso
This narrow spot on K Rd is beautifully designed and has a long sharing table (conducive to making new pals) as well as a nook by the window. They serve Coffee Supreme and decorate the space with plenty of details to admire.
Where: 452 Karangahape Rd, Newton Visit: Facebook.com/Dailydailycoffeemakers
This is a dream weekend (or any day) breakfast spot for bagel lovers. Grab a spot at one of the mini tables and enjoy a perfect coffee and a bagel loaded with scrumptious toppings.
Where: 2a New North Rd, Eden Terrace Contact: 09 368 5800 Visit: Goodnessgracious.co.nz
Go for the coffee, stay for the pie. As well as their expertly brewed coffee, this cafe's loyal fans can attest to their baking skills and homemade-style treats.
Where: 6 Basque Rd, Eden Terrace Contact: 09 379 6853 Visit: Coffeepen.co.nz
Top-notch sandwiches are the name of the game at Fort Greene. Take your pick from their delicious menu and head up the stairs for a cosy bird's eye view of the petite cafe.
Where: 22 St Kevins Arcade, Karangahape Rd, Newton Contact: 022 425 7791 Visit: Fortgreene.co.nz
Vulcan Lane Bagels
Things are kept nice and simple at this hole-in-the-wall spot, where they serve Atomic coffee alongside delightful bagels. There's only a tiny table to perch on so you may have to snack on the go if it's busy.
Where: Upper Vulcan Lane, City Contact: 09 379 4363