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“Great value for lunch” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Ephesus

Cafe Ephesus
Ranked #135 of 219 Restaurants in Rotorua
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Rotorua, New Zealand
Level Contributor
48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great value for lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

My husband and I often come here for lunch midweek. The woodfire pizzas are lovely, but my favourite is the Iskender meal with chicken. It comes with salad, hummus, tzaziki and rice - beautiful!! Its very reasonably priced and the service is great also.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank citylights10
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Level Contributor
39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good for a wholesome feed.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Food was fine and plenty of variety on the menu but on the night we went, the poor young waitress was a one-woman-band and rushed off her feet.
The lamb cutlets was expensive relative to the size of the dish.
Appreciated the Efes beer served in a lovely Efes bowl like glass.

Visited June 2013
Helpful?
Thank K1W1couple12
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Auckland
Level Contributor
75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Food great, service great, but a 45 minute wait?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Just home from dinner at Cafe Ephesus. Food was great - tasty, plenty of it and not bad value for money. Our waitress was great friendly and prompt. Why oh why did we have to wait nearly an hour for dinner. When we saw a take-out customer served before us we were annoyed. When the guy behind the counter couldn't Give a stuff - that's not really on. What a shame - just another poor service experience in a major tourist venue!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank ScottandLorna
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Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Delicious pizza”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

The place looks a bit shabby but the pizza we ordered was delicious. My son had chicken nuggets and chips which were fresh

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank TravellingMum29
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new plymouth
Level Contributor
34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Delicious and satisfying”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

A cafe we frequent when in Rotorua always. The food is amazing and the staff just lovely and knowledgable about their menu. Great Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Cuisine.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank georgeandmcduff
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