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Picnic Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
1174 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-343 9239
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (39 reviews)
“croque monsieur” (13 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (39 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1174 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 578 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved our breakfast here. Lovely food and good coffee and very friendly staff. I had the pancakes, excellent and my husband chose French toast. Both highly recommended.

Thank Jude G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Picnic has become our “go to” for cafes in Rotorua! The odd time we go somewhere else we always end up saying picnic is better. There’s a wide range to chose from on the menu & in the cabinet, the foods amazing & the best...More

Thank nittymane
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to have breakfast. We had eggs benedict and they were delicious. Eggs poached to perfection. Friendly staff and great service We will be back

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just the nicest people work at this cafe! It's very cute with plenty of tables. We tried the picnic breakfast which was very awesome - loved the potato hash cakes as they were so crispy and hot. We also tried the papardelle pasta and minestrone...More

2  Thank azygrl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome for Sunday breakfast 🍳 ☕️ Food and service are the best in town ! It’s was packed - highly recommended !

Thank s0phiericard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely brunch at the Picnic cafe. The food and service was great, really friendly place. Their fruit smoothie has real fruit!

Thank Elmarie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressed with quality of food and service at this cafe. Staff were attentive and friendly and we will definitely be back

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

I was blown away by the lovely service and how willing they were to accommodate anything I needed, from getting change for my parking to creating my own vegetarian meal.The food was great and well presented. Also has perfect sunshine in the morning.

Thank Chloe W
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Three us had the soup of the day. It was very tasty warming and so filling. Served with a large slice of toasted focaccia bread. The coffees and biscotti were excellent and the delightful home made that finished the lunch perfectly.

Thank 399cecilc
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Been here multiple times, have come back as we know we can get good food here. Friendly staff, not a long wait for food. Lots of parking out front.

Thank Dominique M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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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