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Robert Harris Cafe Restaurant

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
1205 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-347 1852
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Opens in 12 min
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1205 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The two hot chocolates and cappuccino tasted as good as they looked! The price was reasonable too. We enjoyed our chat with the warm and friendly staff :) would visit again!

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This was a really great place to get a good gluten free breakfast - we ate there three times on this holiday. Fast service, good food and Aman the manageress was friendly and always full of smiles. We will be back

Thank leerundle
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I went to this cafe twice while in Rotorua a few weeks a go. The first time round I ordered eggs benedict with a berry smoothie. The berry smoothie turned out to be a sweet, sugary milkshake. There was 0% real fruit in this smoothie,...More

Thank naomidesforges
ManroopGrewal, Manager at Robert Harris Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thanks for taking out your time to post your experience. However I would like to point out some of the things that you seem to have heard/comprehended incorrectly during your visit. - The smoothie that you had was "Summer Berry" and upon your inquiry regarding...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Food was yum and good price for what you got. Only down side was we got half food then wait for other half was a while which also happened to be kids food so they were grumpy

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Best coffee I've had on either island, the French toast was delightful. Service was spectacular and very helpful!

Thank Alex A
ManroopGrewal, Manager at Robert Harris Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Hi Alex Thanks for such a beautiful review. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Rotorua and wish you the best for rest of your trip. Thanks

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had breakfast here and came back the next day wonderful food, great coffee and friendly staff great start to the day

Thank Aunty10
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Great customer service. Best cup of coffee since I left America. Very good hot tea, and the food was amazing. Nice local place.

Thank Timmo64
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had breakfast here over the Labour weekend - the hosts are lovely and the cafe is spotlessly clean with delicious food. As a bonus you get free wifi.

Thank cherylwnz
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I have been to Robert Harris several times in the last couple of weeks, and I am sorry to say I am disappointed that the food I have had was luke warm (had paninis) and the coffees were very milky and barely warm and just...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Robert Harris has the best coffee in NZ - (I like my coffee strong) & there's a great selection of food on offer. My nine-year-old daughter & two teenage boys love the $9 mini eggs benedict special with an ice chocolate drink - it's one...More

Thank LaniKereopa
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 15:30
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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