About

Quirky. Coffee. Kitsch. Cocktails.

Established in 2010 by the McKenzie brothers, Cuckoo Cocktail Emporium has successfully been fufilling the specialised niche for ‘Weird, but Good” on the Wellington Waterfront.

With friendly staff who are always up for a chat and a laugh, retro fittings and quirky adornments, only the BEST coffee around and killer cocktails – Cuckoo Cocktail Emporium is the place to be, day or night.

The daytime vibe is bright, quirky, comfortable lounge-styles. Serving up delicious coffee and tea, alongside a tempting range of house-made sammies and treats.

And with one of the sunniest spots serving up superb refreshments, Cuckoo Cocktail Emporium should be number one on your list for after-work rejuvenation and your daily vitamin d fix.

With comfy retro couches and cheerful cafe tables, there’s plenty of space to stake your spot in the sun and while away the evening. Enjoy some belly laughs over beer and pizza, or share all your secrets over cocktails and a cheese board. Let our friendly and attentive staff help you wash the day away.

And after the sun goes down move inside for a game of pool and some cosy chats. Cuckoo Cocktail Emporium – low on fuss, high on fun.

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