When a cafe this good puts itself in multiple spots on the map, unlike a movie sequel (with the exception of The Godfather), we get excited. At the ripe old age of 26, L’affare’s flagship cafe in Wellington has become a household name and its Auckland outpost, having already garnered a cult following in its short life, is following suit. With the impending arrival of their first birthday next week, they’re celebrating how any good birthday should be celebrated — with an entire week of festivities. Let us lay out the plan for you, so you don’t miss a thing.
Ensuring you start the working week with bright eyes and bushy tails, they’ll be offering up coffee on the house.
There are no signs of slowing down with the gift of coffee, so select a complimentary bag of beans and they’ll grind them up just how you like them. We know, it’s starting to look like the best birthday ever.
Have your cake and eat it too. Walk away with a free slice of the prettiest (and tastiest) birthday cake you’ll ever try, courtesy of The Caker.
Birthdays are usually all about you, but it’s nice to show your appreciation by giving back sometimes. Which is why L’affare have teamed up with the crew from Eat My Lunch, so when you grab lunch on Thursday you’ll feel good knowing that you’re giving back to a little one who needs it.
Welcoming the weekend the only way we know how — with bubbles over breakfast, or lunch, or both. They won’t judge, and we’ll probably be there all day too.
All about the tunes with Isaac Aesili laying down his laidback, soulful vocals on Saturday, and renowned beat maker Laughton Kora following up with some more chilled vibes come Sunday. And it wouldn’t be a party without a sweet rendition of Happy Birthday, so make sure you’re ready for a sing-a-long.
The birthday week will run from Monday 3 April – Sunday 9 April
Monday-Friday: 7.30am – 3.30pm
Saturday: 8am – 3pm
Sunday: 9am – 3pm
22 Melrose Street
09 378 9416