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1149 Tatunakai Street, 3015, New Zealand
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

My friend and I came here last week, I ordered a carrot and cumin soup which was fine with a side of delicious garlic bread. the coffee too was fine but my friend who ordered an overpriced $18 pizza said it was horrible and completely inedible. The pizza crust was store bought, and covered in cheddar type of cheese not... More 

Thank AlexCananC h
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

After tasting several highly recommended cafes for breakfast and being a little underwhelmed we tried Relish. Boom, nailed it, so much that we went back the following 3 days with the same results. The food was next level compared with Zipps! The coffee was good but the food was amazing, I don't give 5 stars often but they deserve it.... More 

Thank Steinbex1977
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Staff was friendly, but not efficient. Table was dirty and the breakfasts took a long time to prepare. The potato rosti was oily and half raw. Sorry, but I won't be back.

Thank ystervark838
Hastings, New Zealand
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Friendly staff, Placed Carafe of iced water on table before i ordered. Very good coffee, delicious vegetarian muffin

Thank lujamesm
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We liked the decor and the Breakfast menu looked good so we ventured in. Very pleased we did as the food was excellent. My wife went for the Corn fritter and was really happy with her choice. I had the French Toast and was not disappointed either. Great little cafe that had a nice touch of individuality.

Thank ciholland
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you're looking for good food in Rotorua. The eggs benedict is my favourite.

Thank Simonharvey
Kerikeri, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The sign outside caught my eye as they advertised small eggs benny for $10.There was a choice of bacon or salmon,both with spinach.Husband and I tried both and it was delicious.The meal is on flavoured potato instead of bread.To top it off we had good service and good Allpress coffee.

2 Thank 69macs
Singapore, Singapore
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56 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I used to swing by relish cafe every time I was in Rotorua, but it's been a while since I was last here and I believe the cafe has changed ownership since then. Tried to dishes, Chicken Fettuccine and Relish's own eggs Benedict. Both were quite alright. The Eggs Benedict in particular was quite satisfying

Thank J_Tai0101
Wellington, New Zealand
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120 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

The breakfast served at this cafe is delicious and 10 points for presentation. The atmosphere is also wonderful with pop music playing making you feel alive! The witness was really friendly and the cafe itself was cozy and cute. Food is also great and a must go to place for Breakfast eaters. My friend tried the spicey banana cake and... More 

Thank AmoMaharaj
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

I usually wouldn't write a bad review but this was pretty bad. I bought the corn fritters for $19. They were better described as doughey bread with a few corn kernals. I didn't eat them and no remedy or discount was offered after the waitress asked me how the food was. I said it was bad and wouldn't be eaten.... More 

Thank Aidan G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Cafe, European, Thai, Vegan
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?