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“The best in town” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Picnic Cafe

Picnic Cafe
1174 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
006473439239
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Ranked #7 of 154 Restaurants in Rotorua
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Contemporary, Café, Fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Macedon, Australia
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“The best in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Breakfast twice at this delighful cafe. Big huge and well presented meals, only negative is a pity it is not bigger

Visited April 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Excellent coffee and luscious lemon and coconut slice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Enjoyed excellent flat white coffee and lemon coconut slice at this cafe. Staff friendly. Free internet available which was helpful as we were visitors to Rotorua. Highly recommend.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rotorua
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Cosy, Friendly and great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Went there for brunch this morning and couldn't fault it. The staff were attentive, friendly and efficient. It was warm and cosy on a wet day and the food was fantastic. I had eggs benedict and it was fantastic - no packet sauce here! Will definately be back to try out some of the other offerings on the menu. Highly recommended.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“A Hidden Gem in Rotorua”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

It is the place to go for breakfast, brunch, lunch and just cups of tea or coffee. Friendly efficient staff. Nice simple decor inside, but it is quite a small place. An all day breakfast menu plus a lot of other choices. The food was delicious.
We really enjoyed our lunch, and will definitely return on our next trip.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best Lunch Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Fast efficient friendly staff. Best steak sandwich - open sandwich tender steak served with a tasty salsa,chips and aioli bacon tomato and lettuce.Good price.Highly recommend .Will definitely be returning. Also lovely outdoor setting with tables in the sunshine.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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