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Small Batch

Open: Monday to Friday - 7am till 3pm, Saturday 7am-1pm, Sunday 8am-1pm

Small Batch is located on Waione Street, in Petone and this is where we roast all our single origin coffee. We have incorporated a retail store, espresso bar and event facility into this space. We serve filter coffee, cold brew and drip coffee by origin - check out the board to see what coffees we have on offer.  Our two espresso hoppers offers the choice of two coffees. Our Pito-One blend to suit a milk coffee, and Origin of the month for black coffees. Also on offer is a selection of daily baking and sweet treats.For something more substantial, visit Motown or Origin - our two Lower Hutt sister cafes.

Mural on the wall by local artist Kaila McCreesh.

Phone number: 04 586 2245

22 Waione Street
Petone -- 5012

Mo Town

Open: Monday to Friday - 6.30am till 3pm 

Our Motown cafe serves up Ripe Coffees Pito-One blend, and a seasonal range of wholesome food and healthy smoothies. Choose from our all day breakfast menu, blackboard breakfast and lunch specials, or try to resist our cabinet savoury and sweet treats.  We open early for breakfast and cater for a wide range of customers from Tradies to Ladies.

Motown can accommodate large groups, making the cafe an ideal venue for breakfast or lunch meetings.  Bookings are available by calling ahead.

We have sheltered outside seating at the rear of the cafe, ideal for a sunny lunch.

Images on the pegboard by Sam Broad - local artist. 

Phone number: 04 586 2255

121 Randwick Road
Lower Hutt -- 5010


Open: Monday to Friday - 6.30am till 4pm

Microlot on Boulcott street is a jewel of a coffee bar that is serving Ripe Coffees Settler blend, Origin of the month and Batch Brew coffee. 

Retail beans are available for purchase and can be ground to your requirements. 

Microlot offers a selection of scones, pinwheels, cinnamon buns and sweet treats. Gluten free, dairy free and vegan options available.

Phone number: 04 499 3949

69 Boulcott Street
Wellington -- 6011


Open 7 days: Monday - Friday 7-4 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 8-4 pm

Origin cafe on Jackson street was originally called Go-Bang Espresso, and was operated by Jason and Cate from 2000 - 2014 as a popular community cafe. This is where Ripe Coffee Roasters was established, with Jason starting his roasting career on a small roaster in the back shed.

Now back in their hands, the cafe has been renamed Origin and been given a bit of a face lift.

Origin is of course serving Ripe Coffee and offers a choice of the Pito-One blend and a single origin coffee of the month.

The menu is based on seasonal, healthy food and offers gluten free, dairy free and vegan options, as well as classic free range bacon and eggs. We also have a kids menu available.

There is a varied selection of daily baking and sweet and savoury cabinet options.

Artwork by local artist Greta Menzies.

Phone number: 04 586 2255


182 Jackson Street, Petone                                                                                                                                                                                         



Open: Monday to Friday - 7am till 4pm

Hauora is our cafe situated on the ground floor of the Ministry of Health building on Molesworth Street. The cafe is open to the public as well as ministry employees. 

We are serving up Ripe Coffees Settler blend, as well as Origin of the month and batch brew coffee.

Hauora focuses on healthy cabinet food and and offer a small toast menu, smoothies and daily baking.

We follow the NZ Healthy Food Guidelines in our food preperation, and have a strong focus on gluten free, dairy free and vegan options.


133 Molesworth street, Thorndon