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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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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good5%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
11 May 2018
“Coffee break”
3 May 2018
“go here for breakfast”
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1240 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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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.

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.

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

2  Thank StablerC68
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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!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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

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!

Thank jordan j
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We found AVC when we were passing through Rotorua. It is an awesome little find. It has a really cool atmosphere and great coffee. The menu is also really great value. Highly recommended.

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Too small a space and not a very good selection of cold beverages. Didn’t feel like it was a very relaxing space. We were always having to move out of the way to allow people through.

Thank sarahanderson75
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Highly recommend this cafe in The Arts Village. Great food, friendly and stylish atmosphere. Awesome coffee and cake! Options for vegetarian and gluten free eaters. Lovely place to visit before or after visiting current exhibitions or the sculpture walk in The Government Gardens.

Thank lanieyles
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a great little cafe! I love the setting from the retro furniture to the great location in the art centre! The food is great and the menu offers a wide variety, with a couple of special meals that you wouldn't find on a...More

Thank lolanz00
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Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Reservations, 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
10:00 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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