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“Awesome Gluten Free Menu” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Solace Cafe & Restaurant

Solace Cafe & Restaurant
Ranked #98 of 218 Restaurants in Rotorua
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Situated a short stroll away from Lake Rotorua, Solace Cafe & Restaurant is the best kept secret in town. Solace Cafe & Restaurant offers diners a modern, warm and inviting atmosphere for relaxing with family and friends. Specialising in gluten free food, the menu is an eye opening introduction to great New Zealand cuisine, and features fresh New Zealand beef and seafood options. Bookings are highly recommended. Fully licensed and BYO. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Tokoroa, Waikato, New Zealand
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Awesome Gluten Free Menu”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Solace restaurant has an amazing gluten Free menu and their staff go out of their way to ensure your needs are met.

Lovely, Friendly Staff, wonderful atmosphere & great food at great prices. I didn't find the prices too excessive at all in fact cheaper than others around it and great value for money.

Totally recommend & is my new "Fave" place to eat.....

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tina H
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 reviews
“service is great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2013

what a lovely place to eat at. Staff fantastic, the waiter we had bought over tourist brochures and went through them with us . Hot chocolates to warm up on, lovely decor and great menu to choose from

Visited May 2013
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Thank sammy g
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Deal, United Kingdom
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293 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Worth Trying”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2013

Situated in "restaurant row" in Rotorua. It is difficult to differentiate one restasurant from another. Solace scores on service. Friendly and helpful. I wanted a particular wine which wasn't on the winelist so was advised to pop over to the Wine Shop across the street. A top restaurant happy to accommodate BYO. Brilliant. The food was excellent. Great scallops for starters and the a truly memorable steak. You might find a cheaper quality restaurant in Rotorua but this probably offers the best value for money. Great smiley helpful service.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank peter_the_traveller4
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Whakatane, New Zealand
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100 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Nice food & pleasant staff”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013

We would visit this restaurant again in the future .While the prices were a bit on the expensive side, they are similar to other restaurants in the area. Eating out has become quite expensive in the Bay of plenty. However the food was very nice (especially the deserts)and the staff helpful and friendly.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank WendyG84
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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Best service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

We went for breakfast here twice and while the food was good the service made all the difference. The gentleman serving us was the friendliest man and was very kind to my naughty 5 year old son. He even got a hot chocolate with marshmallow for him which made him very happy. Worth a visit if u want extraordinary service.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank TravellingMum29
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