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Lime Caffeteria

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Fenton St, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
(07) 350 2033
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7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business

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  • 27
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice atmosphere

This is a really nicely located and decorated cafe in a good central location away from the hustle and bustle. The coffee was nice and strong but not memorable. The lemon custard muffin looked much better than in tasted. A bit dry. Service was good and friendly though.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Michelle R
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This is a really nicely located and decorated cafe in a good central location away from the hustle and bustle. The coffee was nice and strong but not memorable. The lemon custard muffin looked much better than in tasted. A bit dry. Service was good and friendly though.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great food, generous portions, quality ingredients friendly staff , there are a couple of buts , what's is with the doors open on a freezing morning,this is common sense surely? Buy a thermometer and do some research about recommended temperatures , personally I found the eggs I had overcooked this Seems to be a trend in nz ,maybe this is... More 

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Cupertino, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is a cute small cafe at streets' corner in Rotorua. They have a good selection of breakfast choices and sandwiches and salads for lunch. Price is very reasonable, owner and waiter are super friendly. A good place to take a break after walking around, and get energized before driving back to Auckland!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Loved the breakfast menu, service and positive staff. Beautifully presented food. Service excellent. Outdoor and indoor seating. Nice ambiance.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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161 reviews 161 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Café is within walking distance from the Rotorua Events Centre where we were working - place is modern and pleasant. Service nice and friendly - coffee took a while to come out but was excellent. Food on the other hand can out very quickly and the presentation was excellent. Chose the Mediterranean Chicken Salad which was very nice. All others... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Thank you for a lovely meal, the food was of a very high standard, and coming from the Hospitality Industry I take this very seriously! The staff were courteous and friendly and were wonderful at assisting with the needs of my two small children. Firstly it was great to see that they had a kids menu! When My boys had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Was quite busy when we were here. Staff were very attentive, and pleasant. The food was good, the coffee was great, and the chocolate cake was wonderful. Only downer was the canned whipped cream. Sickly sweet, and watery.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Cafe is located near the Lake and is well worth a visit. Nice bright location, counter food looked good, especially the cakes. Eggs Benedict, and Bacon and eggs were lovely, nicely presented and tasted great. Cafe was busy but our food was served quickly. I would definitely return again as am keen to sample more of this menu.

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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Lime was the destination for a recent family Sunday brunch gathering. Thankfully our party of eleven booked in advance, as it's a very busy place. The hubby and I both ordered eggs benedict (the salmon for him, and the spinach for me). The spinach was a little chewy, but the eggs were perfect. I managed to steal a spoonful of... More 

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Lime Cafe is abuzz with tourists and locals alike especially for breakfast and morning coffee. Delicious food from cabinet or prepared fresh by the chef. Barista knows how to make a perfect coffee. Good pricing. Friendly staff. Eat indoors or outdoors. Located on the edge of town a stones throw from Lake Rotorua.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Fenton St, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: (07) 350 2033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Café

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?