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“Good if you dont mind the wait” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Relish Cafe

Relish Cafe
Ranked #137 of 222 Restaurants in Rotorua District
Cuisines: Cafe, Steakhouse, European, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: 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.”
Rotorua, New Zealand
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good if you dont mind the wait”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2012

We visited for Brunch when they were quite busy. Took along time to take our order and then even longer for food to come out - meal was decent but a little overpriced for what it was.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank CharlieBoi42
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English first
Tauranga, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Bad service/Expensive”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2012

For two eggs benedict breakfasts & two coffees were $48.50! The breakfast wasn't that good otherwise I wouldn't of minded the cost. Our meals came before our coffees, the hashbrowns used were the cheap mccains ones you get at the supermarket, the menus are cheap & printed off the computer with a bad photo.

Didn't enjoy this experience & won't be going back there. Prices need to come down

  • Visited May 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank ChelseaMaree
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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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296 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Forgettable Service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2012

Although a bit of a cold day my wife and I decided we would sit outside at Relish Cafe. I went inside got menu's the tables were made up inside but not outside I advised the staff we would be sitting outside. I then went in and ordered our breakfast and two coffee's, I had a friendly bet with my wife that our meals would arrive without cutlery, which they did. A bit of apologising and cutlery came shortly after, though still no coffee's again apologies and coffee's arrived at the end of our meal. Another couple sitting outside who had arrived shortly after us were still waiting for their coffee's when we left.

Won't be rushing back there.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Shane B
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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Bad service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2012 via mobile

 My partner and I came in for breakfast this morning. The sign in front of the restaurant claimed it won an award in 2008... All I can say is what happened? We had ordered a coffee and a tea as well as our breakfast meal. As the minutes rolled by our waitress was just staring at us. We saw people who arrived after us getting their food before us. The older at the counter woman finally said something and our waitress went up to ask us if we had ordered breakfast.  Apparently she had lost our order. Although she apologized we still had to pay for our coffee and tea. Won't return again.

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1 Thank j0hanna0
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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697 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant ok food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2011

We visited this restaurant last Saturday night. Nothing startling, food ok, Service good. Best part was salad,

  • Visited December 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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5 Thank Strickes
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