Otago Polytechnic

Enjoy great coffee everyday! 

If you’re chasing a caffeine boost or just a lunchtime bite, AKO serves quality coffee, specialty drinks and a variety of tasty sweets and savouries. It is located on a street-front position on Harbour Terrace (next to Manaaki). 

AKO Café is now operating as a shared commercial and student space and will be open every weekday morning during the year.

Our students will be preparing food and running the café as part of their training requirements from Wednesday to Friday on selected weeks during the year.

Opening hours
8.30am to 12.30pm - Monday to Friday


The New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management 'Student Showcase' continues.

We present Aviva ‘a fresh start’ concept this week at our Food Design Institute (FDI) Food Truck
Where: FDI Food Truck on Harbour Terrace
When: Wednesday 31 October, Thursday 1 and Friday 2 November
Time: 9.00am – 2.00pm

Chicken Caesar Salad Pita

Grilled chicken pieces with crisp lettuce, croutons and a homemade Caesar salad dressing, combined together in a fresh or toasted pita.

Falafel and Tabbouleh Pita

A falafel and tabbouleh salad mix with hummus and a yoghurt and lemon dressing combined together in a fresh or toasted pita.

Pork Rice Paper Roll

Roast pork belly, cucumber, capsicum, carrot in a Vietnamese dressing rolled in silky rice paper sheets.

Ice Cream Sandwich

A base of rich chocolate brownie, vanilla ice-cream topped with a delicious chocolate chip cookie.

Orange Syrup Cupcake

With a citrus icing


The two flavors freshly made are Berry & Tropical              

 'Please advise your friendly staff of any allergies or special dietary requirements prior to placing your order'