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1149 Tatunakai Street, 3015, New Zealand
64-07-3439195
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Ranked #106 of 158 Restaurants in Rotorua District
Cuisines: European, Steakhouse, Thai, Vegan
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Rotorua’s best café by serving the highest quality food,matching it with our own designer brand of coffee and the finest NZ wines. We endeavour to personalize our serviceto help make every customer’s visit with us enjoyable and relaxing.”
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English first
Sydney
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Worst dinner I had in NZ. Pizza was sloppy and gross, cheap cheese and home made base that was Terrible. Garlic bread was lathered in a garlic spread that felt like I was eating garlic by the clove and devoid of any butter (trendy but tastes horrible). I would seriously rate a pizza from bakers delight better and this coming... More 

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Traralgon, Australia
Top Contributor
197 reviews 197 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
288 helpful votes 288 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We stopped off here for coffee after dinner...just for coffee. I changed my mind and went for the hot chocolate...and it was EVER so good. My partner enjoyed their coffee and the service was friendly.

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rotorua
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Came to try under new ownership (it used to be a favourite), We had grab 1 vouchers, so we got a really great value meal.Husband and 20 year old son were impressed with the meal, tasty and filling.The chicken was yum,Small son loved his pizza. So glad the pizza oven is back in use,Service was great, we will be back... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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159 reviews 159 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

good honest food in a nice setting. the muesli is quite special and the rest of the breakfast menu is attractive

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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Under new ownership we had to try this place. Woodfire pizza with good toppings. You can see the chef prepare the meals in the kitchen, juggling with the pizza dough. Staff were friendly and welcoming. We will come back here again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Were ignored upon arrival and things did not improve. We picked up our own menus and sat at a table where after a few minutes a waitress asked if "us fullas wanted some water" but when we requested a wine list we were told there wasn't one. We then ordered a pizza but were told that we couldn't have one... More 

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Rotorua
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Relish has new owners and management. This means new staff, new menu and new look. Had breakfast, both meals excellent. Old customer's of Matt's should come back and give it a chance. Only advice, kill the balsamic and the standard of coffee must always be excellent.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Yummy meals....good price....great service! I loved the fire place as it was a pretty chilly night. We will definitely visit again in the future.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I can recommend the Prawn & avocado salad, nice quiet atmosphere, good music. It would have been nice if the fire was on as it was a rainy grey day.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We went to relish as we had a very good wood fired pizza there a year ago, we told the owner as the place looked a little run down poorly decorated not a very nice ambience, we loved the wood fired pizza last time and asked if they still do it she answered with yes, so we ordered and told... More 

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Address: 1149 Tatunakai Street, 3015, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64-07-3439195
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District
Cuisine: European, Steakhouse, Thai, Vegan

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