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Capers Epicurean

1181 Eruera St, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-348 8818
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Ranked #9 of 157 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Healthy, Café, New Zealand, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Capers opened in October 2001 and has a passion to provide fresh quality food in an environment that caters equally well for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee to go or a take home meal. Stocking a wide range of both New Zealand and imported goodies including oils, rubs, preserves, chocolates, teas, balsamic vinegars, dressings, curry pastes, syrups, sauces along with Zarbo and Sabato products the Capers Specialty Foods Section appeals to the everyday home chef, gift hunter and the discerning foodie.Here at Capers making coffee is an art form and the way that coffee is made is distinctively different throughout the world. New Zealanders generally prefer a more milky mix than our classic European counterparts.We have developed our own recipes for the traditional coffees sold in New Zealand but ask us for your favourites – we will know how to make it. The FREDS (Freshly Roasted Every Day) coffee used at Capers contains A Grade PNG, Colombian Excelso (medellin) and Kenyan AA.Children love to escape to the playroom to explore some of the interactive toys attached to the wall or be entertained by a series of (G) rated children’s videos.The Capers team have celebrated and been proud of their success in being named Rotorua Café of the Year in 2002 and 2003, Runner Up 2004, Cafe of the Year 2006 and 2007 and again in 2009. Keeping up with their prior success, Capers has been named, once again, Cafe of the Year 2011. Come in and try our winning formula of great food and superior staff.
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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Greeted with a smile & "hello",prompt service,good range of food,excellent taste not overpriced. Central City location.

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Ohakune
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

We went here for breakfast what an awesome choice of food great service and even better coffee definitely recommend

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Hanoi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We stopped for brekky.Best hash browns in the universe, fresh hollandaise and awesome coffee. Fast and friendly service.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I really wanted to go here after reading about it in Lonely Planet however it is not worth the money. I paid about £15 for a cooked breakfast which was ok but nothing outstanding however it did not come with a drink so then had to pay extra for my coffee. There is no table service either you need to... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Never had a bad meal or a bad coffee here and have been coming here for years Staff always helpful and obliging

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

After 15 days in New Zealand travelling around both islands with children & grandkids (10 of us in total) we looked for a nice place to enjoy a final 'farewell NZ' dinner before flying back to Oz next morning - and we found it at Capers. Best restaurant of our entire trip with a great range of food that tasted... More 

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Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My husband and I went here twice for breakfast on our 3 night stay in Rotorua: we'd have made it three times if we'd discovered it sooner! Interesting, tasty fresh food. We're vegetarian and there was plenty of choice for us. Strongly recommend.

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Brisbane QLD
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Fantastic place to dine with kids. Playroom with videos and building blocks to keep kids entertained waiting for orders to arrive. Amazing range of foods to choose for both adults and kids, great friendly service. The crusted salmon was the best, vanilla bean icecream yummy. We were a party of 10 all our food was served at the same time.... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It is easy to see why this establishment is so popular. The food is of a high quality and the service is good even when they are busy. If it's important to you it is children, d friendly with a small separate play room complete with videos.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Capers has a great range of food including all day breakfasts. Reasonable prices and the best pancakes in town. Would visit again.

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Additional Information about Capers Epicurean

Address: 1181 Eruera St, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-348 8818
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 24
Cuisine: Healthy, Café, New Zealand, Family Fare

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