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Robert Harris Cafe

1205 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-347 1852
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (9 reviews)
“carrot cake” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1205 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are an early riser like us this is the only place open at 7:30. Even at they time the service was friendly and warm, the coffee was fresh and delicious, and the pastry delicious.

Thank AshishGuptasfo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had coffee and fresh OJ and it was lovely and served by very friendly staff. The sausage rolls are pretty decent too!

Thank Judyd16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for coffee and a snack. Both were great, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I recommend it to all travelers.

Thank csomms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Rotorua for the Terawera Ultra. While here I visited the top 5 coffee places on TripAdvisor. Robert Harris was currently number 1 and it was my favourite too!

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for a coffee but ended up having a very nice brunch comprising of waffles and toasties...very nice and very reasonable.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When ever I go to a place for breakfast, I always order Eggs Benedict, all my breakfast reviews will be about this .Having breakfast here this morning I can say the eggs beny are very good and a good price also , coffee was nice...More

Thank homechushi
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Only downside is the industrial concrete look, with plenty of reflection of noise. As the patrons are generally not too noisy this is acceptable. Coffee always amazing.

Thank diane583
Reviewed 7 November 2017

My husband and I had brunch here on Labour Day, after trying to get in to three other cafes - all of which were shut on a public holiday in a tourist city! Their loss was our gain though as we ended up going to...More

Thank chynna
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Had the lime and lemon smoothie with Cranberry and Brie panini and carrot cake. Really good. Plenty of selections available with all tastes catered for. Well maintained and clean decor. Staff attentive. Excellent for lunch.

Thank DaveBAmersham
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We often visit for lunch on Sunday.a great collection of sandwiches,savouries and sweets.plenty of room,clean toilets and friendly staff.well worth a visit

Thank tikitapu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-347 1852
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