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US$3 - US$18
Cafe, Fusion, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 13 January 2021 via mobile

There was a great selection of food. The coffee was delicious and the food was just as good. This is a definite place to return to.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 8 November 2020 via mobile

Yummy food great service. The service good. Lots of yummy options for people with special food needs.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020

To come to a nice cafe after a long ride in the whakarewarewa forest and gulp down a potassium induced banana smoothie to help the raging leg cramps is one thing, but to say that said smoothie is to be hands down the best tasting...banana smoothie anyone could possibly wrap their stubby fingers around is well understating the glorious cherry on top of the already iced cake. Cheers Sequoia 👍More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

Excellent food from a varied menu. Portion sizes are very big and we could easily have shared two dishes between the 2 1/2 of us. Popcorn chicken was well presented and my partner enjoyed her loaded tacos. Out little one had fish goujons which could...easily have been an adult portion. Would recommend a visit on your way to the tree park.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 22 January 2020 via mobile

Wherever we holiday we like to pick out a good coffee spot and in Rotorua this was it. Really nice coffee and friendly service. Although we didn’t eat here the food looked great and certainly will try on our next visit.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 18 November 2019

We came here for lunch after surveying some more industrial venues across the road and were glad we did. The service was quick and friendly, the food was tasty and the bill reasonable. Recommended.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 16 November 2019

Had some breakfast and coffee here.. and being an Aussie coffee lover I can say they make a cappuccino the way it’s supposed to be! I had the breakfast bruschetta and my fiancé had the ham, cheese, tomato and mushroom omelette, both were delicious and...set us up ready for a big day! Thank you Sequoia, we will be recommending to everyone we know.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 15 November 2019

Service was fast. Limited interaction with the staff so I cannot comment on customer service. Food was subpar imo -we bothe had the huevos rancheros - potatoes were soft and flavourless, overall nothing special even if the menu write-up sounded amazing. Would have at least...loved to have the option of having the eggs done overeasy instead of sunny side up. Portion size is medium (i.e not over the top like some American and Canadian places). I would try another place over this.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 1 October 2019 via mobile

Fast service was about the only plus. I ordered the pancakes which were too chewy and dense. Grilled bananas served with skin on?! Why? Value for money was not there with quality of food and portion size compared to other cafes in the area. Staff...hardly acknowledged us on arrival and departure, poor service. Overall would not return.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 1 October 2019 via mobile

Regularly stop here for coffee with a group on a Saturday morning after we’ve exercised. Have been doing so for quite sometime and always happy with service, coffee, food. This particular Saturday morning we order 9 coffees and a hot water which we were charged...$2.00 for 😡Unimpressed to say the least. We were then accused of ordered two extra coffees and the staff member was adamant that they were for us and upon realising the mistake was hers and not ours still did not offer an apology.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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1 September 2015|
Response from Lynne_R_M-S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Serendipity/Kate. Yes, the Office Café is under New Management - Sheldon (chef) & Stacey (Front of House). New crew of waitresses. New food items on menu (including gluten free, and with advance requests can... More
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    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5