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Le Cafe de Paris

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1206 Hinemoa Street | Cbd, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 1210
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (77 reviews)
“french toast” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
French, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1206 Hinemoa Street | Cbd, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a terrible breakfast experience, we stopped and asked a local where she would recommend breakfast. We were told Le Cafe de Paris, and we were not disappointed. The eggs bene came with homemade hollandaise, perfectly poached eggs, heaps of bacon and a side of...More

Thank kerrybur2n
Falbala007, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Kerry Merci beaucoup for taking the time to post such awesome feedback about our cafe on trip advisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the French experience. We hope to see you soon. Au revoir et Merci Valérie and the team of Le Café...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't have time to eat in so grabbed some almond croissants and macarons to go. They were some of the best I have ever eaten.More

Thank Sarah A
Falbala007, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Sarah, Merci beaucoup for taking the time to post this great review on Trip Advisor following your recent visit to Le Café de Paris. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the croissants 🥐 and the macarons. Au revoir Valerie & the team of Le...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018

A little taste and touch of France in Rotorua. Valerie and her chef husband run a quaint cafe with the best full breakfast in town (only 9.90 NZD). We ate breakfast and lunch there on different days. Delicious. Make sure to get your lattes here...More

Thank Martin H
Falbala007, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Merci beaucoup Martin for taking time for this awesome review. Valerie and the team

Reviewed 7 March 2018

We did not have lunch here, but we bought several baked goods as take-away. They even gave me a package of butter for my scone! Every table was taken when we were there!

Thank Paulette B
Falbala007, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this fantastic review. Au revoir et Merci Valérie and the team of Le Café de Paris

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Did you guys now.... that if i come in with my girl, amd she takes a sanchwich with fish and i take a scone. That we would to eat together and not served out 15 minutes later? Uninteressted staff. Better places in Rotorua!

Thank Paul v
Falbala007, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Paul I am sorry to hear that you have been disappointed with our service. our Priority it is to serve quality and freshly baked food so that's mean sometimes you have to wait a little bite. regards Valérie

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Breakfast time and stumbled upon this place. Food is excellent, staff friendly, and the coffee good. Hard to find a better place in Rotovegas for a cafe stile meal. Highly recommended.More

Thank IndoOne
Falbala007, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Merci beaucoup for taking the time to post this outstanding review on Trip Advisor following your recent visit to Le Café de Paris. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. I am looking forward to see you at your next visit...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

Lovely cafe with a French flavour, particularly in their superb crepes and galettes. Much else available including traditional breakfasts. Not much else to say - just outstanding!More

Thank BrianandKateShort
Falbala007, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Briana, Merci beaucoup for taking the time to post this outstanding review on Trip Advisor following your recent visit to Le Café de Paris. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the crepes and the atmosphere. I am looking forward to see you at your...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Loved this cafe!! Was a great find awesome Citrus tart & Creeps the staff were friendly and the service was exceptional. Many more visits to come. Worth a visit if your in townMore

Thank Niina E
Falbala007, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Niina Merci beaucoup for taking the time to post this great review on Trip Advisor following your recent visit to Le Café de Paris. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the food and the ambience. I am looking forward to see you at your...More

Reviewed 25 January 2018

What a lovely breath of French air in smelly Rotorua! ;-) REALLY authentic and quaint - the owners are FRENCH, their waitresses are FRENCH, their food and drinks are FRENCH and the music and décor are FRENCH! The choice of food was wide - and...More

Thank Lynda U
Falbala007, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Linda, Merci beaucoup for taking the time to post this great review on Trip Advisor following your recent visit to Le Café de Paris. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the crepes and the ambience. I am looking forward to see you at your...More

Reviewed 23 January 2018

Lovely friendly cafe, great selection of food, amazing crepes and great staff. I like the Parisian feel to the cafe, postcards, maps and photos of France. You are welcomed and farewelled in French. The table numbers are little eifel towers with french greetings on them....More

Thank 501Shirley
Falbala007, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Shirley, Merci beaucoup for taking the time to post this great review on Trip Advisor following your recent visit to Le Café de Paris. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the almond croissant and the ambience. I am looking forward to see you at...More

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Bonjour NZNana I am really sorry about your experience. You right All my staff have the instruction to tie their hair back. As soon as I had your message I pass it to the staff member. It won't happen again. Thank you for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 Hinemoa Street | Cbd, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Le Cafe de Paris)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 1210
  • E-mail
Description
Being greeted with a friendly "Bonjour!" As you enter the Cafe de Paris is one of its unique charms. The French owners, Alain (from Lyon) and Valerie (from Pau) settled in Rotorua 12 years ago.They provide a wide variety of French cuisine and an all day breakfast with a very competitive price of $9.90 . You can taste their unique almond croissant or beef bourguignon. They offer savoury galettes (delicious crispy, buckwheat crepes, gluten free and organic) or dessert crepes both with a great range of authentic French fillings. It is the original French cafe in Rotorua where you can have the taste of authentic French food surrounded by some "ouh, la! La!" Or "Voila"...Alain and Valerie welcome you with Bonjour and you are the most welcome if you want to try your French.. Come and have a French experience without the jet lag....
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