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AVC - Arts Village Cafe

1240 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 9008 ext. 7
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good4%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 Nov 2018
“Lovely place, very welcoming ”
2 Sep 2018
“Cool space, great food!”
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8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1240 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast here both mornings of our stay in Rotorua. We were staying in one of the big hotels but didn’t fancy eating with what seemed like hundreds of coach party members! It’s a fantastic little place with a lovely menu. Our food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank McWebb
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Great place for meeting friends and family or a business meeting. Friendly staff, delicious fresh food, good local coffee, free parking, ART, and a relaxed, homely vibe. Try it!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LindaM8434
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Been to this place regularly since it opened at the start of the year, in fact, I'm always looking for any excuse to go. Such a great atmosphere, really relaxed and homely. The staff are amazing, fantastic coffee and I love the fact there is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank AuraAccom
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We popped in there today while on a walk. Greeted by two friendly ladies. We were served our coffees very quickly. And they both tasted fresh! Loved the quaint atmosphere with mismatched chairs, tables and lovely looking comfy couch. Just how we'd decorate our batch....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank davidreid475
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee. Good coffee, but service was quite slow. Nice to sit outside and good to have a cafe in the Arts Village.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank chick-pea-222
Reviewed 3 May 2018

small but very comfortable. Great little menu and lovely food. Art on the walls to view whilst eating and great breakfast dishes which are organic.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Ian L
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This cafe is a real treat. We love coming here - for many reasons..... The staff are really warm and friendly! It serves the best coffee in Rotorua - Revolver Espresso! The food is amazing - if you're looking for something a bit different to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank StablerC68
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We shared the super delicious eggs on toast and French toast for breakfast this morning. Tasty, well priced food and good coffee. Everything you’d want in a cafe!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Venture758618
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The cafe is part of the Arts village, hidden away amid the handicrafts. It is an oasis of peace. There is a strong retro feel and it is interesting to drink your tea among bric a brac of decades ago. Service is slow but individual...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

A cafe with a bit of spunk. Creative menu with variety. Centrally located in a beautiful building and attached to the arts village... There's no better place to get your creative juices flowing!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jordan j
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1240 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 9008 ext. 7
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The Arts Village Cafe is a... cafe in the Arts Village. Come in for a relaxing tea, coffee, cake or meal. Soak up the homely, retro vibe and take in the surrounding local art exhibitions. Check us out on facebook.
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