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Lime Caffeteria

Cafe, European, New Zealand
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1096 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
(07) 350 2033
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fell in love with the orange + poppyseed cake, it is moisture and citrus. The flat white has the perfect combination of the coffee and milk, best coffee had in Rotorua !

Thank Amber C
Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Buy from the cabinet or indulge in a brunch or lunch, there is always something extra to please and surprise. Gluten free a strength.

Thank Mary Ellen W
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately didn't dine-in as we were on our way to the National Soccer Tournament. We ordered 5 coffees to take away and a apple pie and orange & almond cake from the cabinet. Excellent, friendly service, delicious cakes and the coffee was the best we had had compared to several other TOP Rotorua cafes! A lovely touch with the pieces... More 

Thank w0rth0g
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful food and coffee. This is definitely one of the best cafe's in Rotorua if not the region. Brunch is a must if staying in Rotorua. Try the waffles.

Thank Vicki S
Cambridge, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely lunch here recently. Chose the Caesar Salad which was absolutely delicious. Staff were very friendly and helpful. They even tolerated me asking to look at the brand of almond milk before ordering my coffee! This place is popular. Ill be back, a nice option and great for a sunny day.

Thank Midget539
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good friendly service from the moment we arrived. The sun was shiNing so we sat outside.We liked the menu as it had a point of difference. Our choices were Boston beans and the eggs Benedict with salmon. The beans had a lovely smokiness to them and a good spicy taste, the portion was adequate with nicely toasted bread. The eggs... More 

Thank mandm298
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe other people have had better experiences of this cafe...who knows? Had breakfast there recently...ordered large breakfast of bacon and eggs. Just that...bacon and eggs and a slice of charebatta...No hash brown, no tomato, just.....just a couple of slices of bacon and two eggs. ANYWHWERE else I have paid similar for or less has given a decent plate for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our coffee and eggs and bacon were lovely..obviously popular as was full, they were very quick and great service

Thank MandyHLB
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee was weak and tasteless. Good expensive for what it was. The mushrooms were tasty but small serving. It has gone down hill since when we were last here

Thank Andrew S
Cambridge, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

I've enjoyed many breakfasts at Lime over the years. My visits are usually business related and the spacious warm layout provide the right environment for private conversations. The food is consistently good and the coffee is great. The jewel in the crown however is there bottled Kasundi which I also grab and take home to spice up a fish curry.... More 

Thank James B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1096 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: (07) 350 2033

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?