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1149 Tatunakai Street, 3015, New Zealand
64-07-3439195
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Rotorua’s best café by serving the highest quality food,matching it with...
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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  • 17
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Enjoyable

Business group of 3 for lunch. The restaurant wasn't busy which was good as we had limited time. Two of us ordered corn fritters (2 fritters) which are served with two poached eggs and a serve of bacon with grilled tomato and basil. It was a decent meal. Too big for me and I could only eat half... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Taupo, New Zealand
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Feilding, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Was a bit worried about coming here due to other Tripadvisor comments, however it was a nice breakfast. There weren't many options on Anzac morning but we are happy we came. We had Eggs Bene, Bacon and eggs, corn fritters and pancakes. Everybody was happy with their meal. Coffee was good also (apart from them forgetting one coffee, which we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We visited Relish for breakfast this morning. There was a half an hour wait & the cafe had only 4 other patrons. Coffee was horrible, both breakfasts very very ordinary. Butter served with breakfast was curdled & almost rancid, pulled pork unchewable, toast cold, omelette terrible & the mushrooms in it smelt old. We politely let the staff know but... More 

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Hokitika
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A lovely cafe. We were welcomed by a friendly helpful lady, interested in us and our trip. They had run out of hot chocolate and instead of leaving it at that produced a steaming cup made from chocolate syrup....apparently the best ever according to my husband. The food was yum...big brekkie and smashed avocado....yum.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We got lucky! We felt attracted to this one ( and ended up returning because it was so good). They served great cappuccino (which is our measure) and we had the "Smashed Avo " for breakfast - a great way to start the day. A very pleasant atmosphere with lovely staff (and free wi-fi). If I lived in Rotorua, this... More 

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

During our visit we had staff incorrectly bringing food to our table 4 times now. Seem a bit confused as we only came for 2 coffees. Coffee also so hot the wife burnt her mouth and im still waiting for mine to cool down 10 mins later. 'Im sorry, but wont be back and cant recommend it either. Starbucks a... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Business group of 3 for lunch. The restaurant wasn't busy which was good as we had limited time. Two of us ordered corn fritters (2 fritters) which are served with two poached eggs and a serve of bacon with grilled tomato and basil. It was a decent meal. Too big for me and I could only eat half. My colleague... More 

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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I have been to this cafe 3 times since it has been under new management. I was encouraged because the owner also has "Be Rude Not To" cafe and I was hoping this would be on a par. The 1st visit, my friend and I sat at a table for 10 minutes before we got up and left. No acknowledgement... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great choice for those that want coffee and food with love put into it. I will be returning with friends in the near future

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Taupo, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

We had an entertainment book voucher to use here so had breakfast this morning, excellent eggs benedict and just as good bacon & eggs, hot choc was very good and is served in a nice way. Happily recommend, no waiting for us even though there were others in the restaurant. They had run out of fruit herbal tea but no... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Arrived here looking for a nice cooked breakfast and had the most awful experience ever! Waited 10 minutes to be served, made our order.. sat there waiting.. 15 minutes passed... 30 minutes passed... still nothing.. didn't even receive my coffee. I had to go up to the counter and ask and the waiter didn't even put our order through! disgusting,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, European, Thai, Vegan

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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