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Picnic Cafe Restaurant

) #9 of 177 Restaurants in Rotorua $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
1174 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-343 9239
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1174 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and son visited for brunch and had the best time with delicious food and beverages. After hearing how fabulous it was I have been promised a visit there myself.

Thank Louise A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Breakfast was good, coffee was excellent and service was prompt and attentive. Had previously visited this café and it has always been positive.

Thank Kai D
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visit Picnic every time we are in Rotorua. Consistency is priority when you appreciate a good coffee, and that is what you can expect from Picnic. They are usually very busy and it is easy to see why: it's hard to go wrong with...More

Thank adavies365
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I caught up with a friend who I hadn't seen for over 3 decades so this little cafe will always have a feel good factor for me. The staff were really friendly and helpful and the service, food and coffee were excellent. I would highly...More

Thank RachTenshi
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Came for breky good service and polite staff. Drinks took quite long to come and food very quick after. Food was lovely I had the pancakes the meal size was pretty small but tasted great Overall if come back for sure

Thank Antz S
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Had some quick breakfast. The food is very good and the staff is also friendly. Maybe a bit pricy as we spend 56$ for two omelettes, hot beverages and an oatmeal slice ;-)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I will keep coming back here! Good coffee, great service and great food. They even make their own Hollandaise sauce, and it shows - lovely.

Thank chiefpedant
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent little cafe right next to Novotel. Lovely meals. Delicious bacon and French toast. Friendly service. Would return!

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We had a large group of people for breakfast. Service excellent, food excellent. Overall cannot be faulted. Excellent start to the day!!!!

Thank fdrorders
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Stopped here for afternoon tea before heading inside our hotel. Bright sunny outdoor seating, with plenty of room inside for chillier days. Loads of free parking too. Coffees were hot and tasty, the custard squares were delicious. Worth seeking this cafe out.

Thank Linda S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1174 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-343 9239
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