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Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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.
US$5 - US$7
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, European, New Zealand
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
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent products and service. We loved the go-nuts and pizza. Great Coffee as well. Wonderful staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Polks1
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Charming cafe with delicious coffee and food. Although don’t expect a robust breakfast menu, it’s more of a bakery with a few sandwiches (including one breakfast sandwich, which we had and enjoyed thoroughly). Simple but very well done.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MissMissyMack
Reviewed 22 November 2018

It's one thing for a business to produce quality food products but to be able to do that with incredibly friendly service is some next level stuff right there. Good on ya Ciabatta.

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank colinnordhausen
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

We went here based on the Trip Advisor reviews. Certainly the food was very good and prices reasonable. Just kind of strange as in an industrial area but I guess don’t let that put you off. The other thing we found strange was the sandwiches...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Such a fabulous business, customer relations are fantastic food is to die for! They never disappoint very highly recommended stop they really do deserve to be at number one well done team !

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Gembot34
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Fresh made pastries, berry and custard crumble pies, and hot (Big!) breakfast sandwiches made this a perfect morning start for our crew. We left well caffeinated! :)

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank seanmcelroy
Reviewed 11 November 2018

While Ciabatta Cafe topped the restaurant list in Rotorua on Tripadvisor we had initially ignored it as it is located outside of town in an industrial area. So, unless you have a rental car you are not going to make the trip. This, clearly, was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ForeignObserver2
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Had the bakers breakfast of different breads with conserves and superb coffee All the bakery goods look good. High quality fresh bread, took with us what we couldn’t manage and enjoyed toast this morning Wouldn’t have found this gem of a bakery if we hadn’t...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank HelenQM
Reviewed 7 November 2018 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 7 November 2018 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
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23 November 2017|
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Response from IvanandSusie | Reviewed this property |
yes they have began options available
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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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