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$7 - $28
CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cafe, friendly, big selection on menu for whole family. Was able to sit outside and enjoy the Rotorua weather. Service was outstanding!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent café in Rotorua city centre. Really friendly staff and the food and drinks were very prompt too. AMAZING selection of sweet treats and desserts - the biggest problem trying to pick one.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024 via mobile

Best coffee in NZ we have had. Fantastic breakfast with Keto options available. Great friendly service. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 22 February 2024

Great little cafe with very friendly staff!! (not just to me - to everyone!!) Good banter, fast service and good coffee. Lots of laughter in this happy place. Looking forward to the cheese scone too!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 9 November 2023 via mobile

Very friendly staff, lots on the menu for breakfast as well as a good assortment of cakes, pastries, pies and sandwiches. My wife had the muesli and I had the Hunters breakfast. Lots to eat and very good!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 10 October 2023

Great breakfast and coffee! Friendly and quick service! Very enjoyable time at Scope! The freshly baked goods looked delicious!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 6 August 2023

This is not the first time I’ve been here, and absolutely amazing beautiful food and beautiful friendly owners and staff. Check them out next time your in Rotorua you will return there again .😀

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 22 July 2023

Cabinet full of sweets looks inviting. Big breakfast ordered and was tasty but unfortunately I had hair in my hollandaise sauce 🤢

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 21 May 2023 via mobile

Great home baking, delicious food and great service. Would return as the decision around what sweet treat to have was hard to make

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 31 March 2023 via mobile

Great cafe - great cabinet selection, great staff and great coffee! Whenever I’m in Rotorua this is my go to cafe for coffee.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 13 February 2023

Nice place, good atmosphere, friendly staff. Great tasty food, everything perfectly cooked, well presented. Good coffee.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 29 January 2023

Brunch was absolutely delicious. We tried all the highest rated cafes in Rotorau during our visit and scope was clearly the best. Staff were very friendly and professional. Atmosphere was great. We really enjoy the experience of dining here

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 9 January 2023 via mobile

So good we went back again. Excellent, fresh, tasty breakfasts, so we returned for an equally yummy lunch. Super friendly, efficient service too

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 6 January 2023 via mobile

I love this place! Best all round cafe for me- coffee, food & service! I’m always impressed and that’s why I’m a repeat customer! Standards are always high and I’m never disappointed with any visit. Coffee for me is the best in town!

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 13 December 2022 via mobile

Had the French toast and it was pretty good apart from the cooked bananas. Doesn’t have wifi. Most canned food looked unappealing.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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GD78, Owner at Scope Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2022

Thank you for reviewing our small cafe- sorry you misunderstood the cans of food- it is our yearly community appeal for the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal, where we collect food for those less fortunate in our community and in exchange we give those donating a...More

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SCOPE CAFE, Rotorua - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Yes, Scope Cafe offers takeaway services.

Scope Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5