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Third Place Cafe

35 Lake Road | Ohinemutu, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 4852
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Ranked #12 of 148 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $15
Cuisines: Bakery, Café, New Zealand, Family Fare
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Third Place Cafe has great views of Lake Rotorua from the indoor and outdoor tables. Fresh food made daily. Breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon tea. Great Coffee and fresh baking.
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English first
Western Australia, Australia
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We tried this cafe for lunch after reading good reviews here but found it just third-rate. Service was unattentive and slow, I had to get the menu from the counter, brunch menu was very limited with six mains, more food were from the cabinet. We ordered and paid at the counter for espressos and the spring lamb platter off the... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

The view is awesome but the service is better and the food better again. I had the ku era mumble jumble and it was Devine. The hot chocolate was very thick and yummy We all came away with a feel good experience and very happy tummys

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Came here with family and friends, once for lunch and once for breakfast. I had the lamb platter for lunch which was delicious, my partner had the eggs benedict which he said were "Ok", and the rest of our party enjoyed their meals. Came here again for breakfast as the place was good. Definitely a great find in Rotorua, and... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Fantastic Food and views. Our motel recommended this cafe and we were so happy they did. We brought food from the cabinet for the "road" as we were so full we couldnt fit in the sweets!!!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The food here is great, my favourite is the potato hash stack and always satisfies...the coffee tends to be a little inconsistent at times but when it is good it is gooood!!

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The staff were so friendly- service is very quick and quality food. Inside and outside eating- on a fine day looking over Lake Rotorua eating is a must.

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Amazing view form this cafe, I sat outside and it was gorgeous. Nice food, decent portions, I only wish I'd had more room to try dessert, there were some very nice things on display. Good coffee and pleasant service.

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rotorua
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

a great spot for coffee and a cake.Nice atmosphere lovely view over thermal and the maori village and lake.Quality food and easy parking.love it.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

roast vege salad delicious, great coffee nice friendly service, the whole place was nice and clean a great place to eat

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Wonderful vegetarian meal. Supberb amazing delish, world class, to die for custard squares/ My friends had wonderful meals too. I also had a non lactose fantastic drink

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Additional Information about Third Place Cafe

Address: 35 Lake Road | Ohinemutu, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-349 4852
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Average Prices: USD 2 - 15
Cuisine: Bakery, Café, New Zealand, Family Fare

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