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Capers Epicurean

$$ - $$$Cafe, , Soups
1181 Eruera Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 8818
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
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Cafe, Contemporary, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1181 Eruera Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Capers Epicurean
1. Fresh Salads
"Cabinet food is sumptuous, beautiful and perfectly served"
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2. Fair Trade Organic Coffee
"Best coffee in Rotorua."
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3. Breakfast 7:00am-2:00pm-7 Days
"Overall a highly recommended place for a leisurely breakfast"
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1 - 10 of 792 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

great breakfast, coffee and service. Popular with the locals too. A must to try. Friendly staff. Thank you.

Thank JA1964
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had traveled from Paeragroa in the Bay of Plenty and decided to have brunch at Capers,after it was recommended to us from the lovely ladies working at Whitcoulls Rotorua, there was a good variety on the menu to choose from, service with a smile,...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were lucky enough to sit near the coffee barista. What a show! She was amazing and worked to an amazing routine, fast and efficient. We only went for food which was also amazing. Could not complain about anything.

Thank Francy P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came across this place while looking for somewhere for breakfast - and returned the next day too. Great service, good food and coffee, friendly staff.

Thank DRandMS
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ended up visiting this place for lunch several times during my stay in Rotorua, as there were so many delicious food options I had to come back for more! The smoked salmon bagel came with a very generous amount of salmon + cream cheese, greens,...More

Thank MoolooSwampy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast with my Friend this morning after seeing that Capers has won Cafe of the year, walked in to find outstanding looking cabinet food and were greeted with big smiles by the staff. Ordered Mushrooms on Toast and My Friend had Poached eggs. SOOOO Good....More

Thank Toni C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in on Sunday morning and couldn’t believe how busy it was on this wet Sunday. We were only there for coffee which arrived fairly promptly, but unfortunately it was a very weak flat white, not to our liking. The atmosphere was great though...More

Thank kiwijokers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at this cafe several times while in Rotorua, so I convinced the others to have breakfast there. I like the decor,and the vibe it reminds me of Zarbo in Newmarket.We received a very nice welcome at the front door by a waitperson,...More

Thank loveroflife40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a place! Never disappoints. Great range of food and of gourmet goodies. Visited here last year and went back again - better still. Must do.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find this gem on a rainy Rotorua morning. Service was fast and friendly. They were more than happy to swap some things around for the kids breakfast. There were heaps of healthy and indulgent options and everything was fresh and...More

Thank Julie O O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1181 Eruera Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 8818
Capers has a passion to provide our valued customers with food that is both good for your body, soul and for the planet. With our free-trade coffee beans and organic deli products, sustainability is at the top of our priorities. For over a decade, the Capers team have been making and serving wholesome foods and a great coffee and edgy T2 teas. Whether it's a catch up with friends, weekend brunch, business breakfasts, family outing, food on the go, or a dinner date - we have got you covered.
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