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Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery

38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 3332
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ciabatta” (86 reviews)
“sandwiches” (84 reviews)
“bread” (122 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 614 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee, delicious bread,jams,pastries and excellent service in a homely,spacious and comfortable environment!

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank SBD1964
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A little outside the CBS thus place sells great fresh bread, European style cakes including amazing millefeue and the best Danish pastries I've ever eaten. Also really delicious hot or cold filled tolls. Coffee her good and regularly have live music. Very pleasant people and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Rosemary V
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Can’t fault anything. Super friendly service and absolutely delicious sammie’s, cakes and coffee. We will be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Ocean_Traveller7
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t expecting much but it blew me away! Super worth it! We tried a variety of ciabatta and all of them were amazing!

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank darylmcawesome
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Really solid spot for lunch. Delicious sandwiches, goulash, and baked goods to choose from - when in doubt, get the giant soft pretzel. Really friendly staff as well which made for an enjoyable experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank mrandrew48
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

A very hip setting. Friendly staff. In an industrial neighborhood. Great foccacia and desserts. Worth the try.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank zhoom
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a cafe well worth the visit, with a lovely atmosphere and great food and coffees - they even have paleo options. Staff are like old friends!

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Annette B
Reviewed 25 October 2018

theyre doing good things here and the coffee is good too especially if you ask for a tripleshot large

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery had really nice breakfast options and excellent food. The service was also really good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank glexnet
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Luckily got a park right outside. Entered by the North Island (it's a table with locations marked.. a big table). Aroma of freshly cooked food. The Danish Ambush started quietly - there it was, one of two in the counter display. Gorgeous. Food is delivered...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank diane583
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23 November 2017|
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Response from IvanandSusie | Reviewed this property |
yes they have began options available
Logan-Michelle B
16 July 2017|
Response from CaraBoots | Reviewed this property |
No - it's open 8.00 till 3.00pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8.00 - 1.30! Closed Sunday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 3332
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A range of continental breads and pastries baked fresh daily. Also a great lunch menu featuring "The Long Dog". More than just a bakery, we have amazing coffee aswell, plenty of cafe style seating and great ambience.
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