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Lime Caffeteria

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1096 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
(07) 350 2033
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Rotorua, New Zealand
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was really good. Coffee not bad. Just feel the setting and atmosphere lacks a tiny bit. Service is nice and friendly.

Thank blairharts
central auckland
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I have been going to the Lime Caffe whenever we visit Rotorua for many, many years now - it was our favourite place for breakfast and always look forward to it. Sadly this morning we were very disappointed. They open at 7.30am we arrived at 8am, and were their only clients. The caffe was very cold none... More 

1 Thank looking4nemo
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a creature of habit so no matter where we go for brunch I always order the eggs benedict. Lime was no different and raised my expectations significantly! No thrills and unnecessary additions, just beautifully cooked eggs, crispy bacon and the most delicious homemade hollandaise sauce. Make sure your next brunch date is at Lime, you won't be disappointed!

Thank Stephanie A
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely cafe to have breakfast at each morning while we were visiting Rotorua. Staff were very friendly, service great and the food was excellent

Thank Scott V
Ohope, New Zealand
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

What a nice little cafe', quite small but enough room not to be cosy. We called in on the way home and I decided to have the all day brunch. I had a lovely mince on ciabatta toast and poached eggs on top. It was exactly what I felt like and the slightly spiced mince was a great combo with... More 

Thank CreteW2015
Auckland, New Zealand
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I followed my wife's advise and went to try homemade crumpets. Soo delicious! I could not think of anything else for breakfast for all the mornings I have spent in Rotorua.

Thank Macesta
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

There is plenty of parking on the street and the café is only a short walk to the Lake. As mentioned by another reviewer, this café gets quite busy and it can take a while for your coffee to come so keep this in mind! Our server was nice and the café is nicely appointed. We were able to secure... More 

Thank YDuggan
Napier, New Zealand
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Our party of three visited Lime Cafe twice for breakfast over the weekend and were most impressed with both the delicious food and the wonderful service. We would recommend this cafe to others.

Thank Marg2914
Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Dined here on a recommendation and turned out to be the best dining experience we had in Rotorua. Always busy but service is quick and professional. Very well priced (though did think $6 for a side of mushrooms was a bit cheeky). We had breakfast here for the two mornings we had in Rotorua. I had mince and toast one... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
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?