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Picnic Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
1174 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-343 9239
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (40 reviews)
“shakshuka” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1174 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 531 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

A nice place to stop by for breakfast/brunch. Clearly very popular as we managed to grab one of the last tables, which are pretty close together - limited personal space, so bear that in mind if you want to spread out. Food was of high...More

Thank goldilocks_in_auck
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited this place for breakfast based on friend's recommendation, found it to be nice and cosy and service was great. Food came quite big portion but nothing spectacular in my opinion and for NZD18-20.00 per course, it was rather steep for breakfast. Together with coffee,...More

Thank Taipei101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place for catching up with a friend for coffee and a lovely brunch. It is just across from the Novotel in Rotorua.

Thank rew2you
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for breakfast when all of the inside tables were full. We were asked to sit outside, with menus, while a table was sorted inside as a couple were about to leave. We were inside just a few minutes later. Our order was taken...More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered 2 x Bacon and eggs, any style (fried, poached or scrambled), served with toast & hash browns @ $15 each. This is what we got. Total bill was $39.60. I assume must be Labour Day surcharge of $9.60. However, if an error which I...More

Thank TravellerNZ2017PLUS
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Had brunch there with the family. Really enjoyed the experience. The food was great and the service (with a smile) was awesome.

Thank Aldrin D
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We went there due to the reviews and the very high quality of what was on offer matched the reviews. The soup, cakes and service were outstanding and about the best we have had anywhere.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My husband and I came for breakfast, after seeing all the positive reviews here. We definitely don't regret that choice: It started with the service: all the waitresses were so friendly, and helpful, and also very fast. The food was excellent, fresh and just simply...More

Thank 907kiwi
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Went just for coffee and cake. Was very good coffee and good selection of cakes. Meals everyone around us were getting looked good and service was prompt and friendly. Very good cafe.

Thank David H
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Well more like a crepes', either way I'd recommend them to all my loved ones! Good fast service and a quaint little environment. Check it out if you're in NZ!

Thank James R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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
Sunday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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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