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1149 Tatunakai Street, 3015, New Zealand
64-07-3439195
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, 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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  • 26
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 18
    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
Breakfast!!

Warm welcome upon walk in! Decided to go a bit outside the comfort zone from the usual eggs bene and chose on the smashed avocado! Waited a little more than usual for food to come out, however it was definitely worth the wait. The eggs, perfectly cooked.. And the rest, just flavoursome... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Warm welcome upon walk in! Decided to go a bit outside the comfort zone from the usual eggs bene and chose on the smashed avocado! Waited a little more than usual for food to come out, however it was definitely worth the wait. The eggs, perfectly cooked.. And the rest, just flavoursome.. I've never had this before and I'm glad... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Yes, it was a nice day and people were out and about eating. The cafe was busy, but well staffed. There was no mention of a longer than usual wait when ordering, so it became increasingly frustrating as time wore in without even a bottled juice arriving. The drinks finally arrived after about 35 minutes, with breakfast after 45 minutes,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Slow service and cold food. Wanted a nice Sunday breakfast, and it looked busy so thought it must be good. Ordered two breakfasts and two hot drinks. Drinks arrived after about ten minutes and were a bit on the cool side but we weren't too bothered and looked forward to breakfast. 30 minutes later we had to ask a waitress... More 

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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

i had a pizza there ,was the best pizza ive ever had in my life!the only downside was the slow service,taking my hubby back this year

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Just what the doctor ordered, great food, really really tasty, bute coffee, nice clean place, easy parking and real nice people! Teens loved the pancakes, me the smashed avo and the lovely wife scrambled eggs and bacon...YUMMO!! A little wait but hey we on holiday who cares...wish this place well!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

yummy breakky, in a really cosy setting, welcoming fireplace, coffee mug was great, rustic serving boards, friendly prompt service, great range of food and all day breakky!! Could become an institution!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Delicious breakfast and the chef was more than willing to accommodate my partner's gluten free diet. Delish potato rosti!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Beer in mind it was a long weekend the service in this cafe was poor at best! Waiting forty minutes for our coffee and over a hour for our brunch was disappointing to say the least. When our food did arrive, our waiter told us he was too busy to bring ketchup, the table next to us which was unoccupied... More 

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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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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: Steakhouse, European, Thai, Vegan

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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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