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Lotus Cafe & Bakery

1124 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 1985
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1124 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went in to get some takeaways and saw they had Vietnamese food,and couldnt resist.It was as good as any I have tasted in Vietnam.Excellent Pho .My friend had the big breakfast which also was great.Then the pig in me took over and I just had...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Went with my partner on Sunday around midday, I had the big breakfast and she had the eggs benedict. Portion size was great and so was value for money. Plenty of pastries and sweet food available also. Food came very quick also which was impressive....More

1  Thank Damian L
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Looks like a bakery but has great Vietnamese food. If you want to eat Pho (Vietnamese noodles) this is the place to go in Rotorua. Free wifi and great service . Thxs

Thank mike l
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I came here to travel, step into the shop is the enthusiasm, friendliness on every staff there, delicious food, impressive unforgettable

Thank VuN325
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Went for the big breakfast and a pot of tea, totaling $15.50. The 3 rashers of bacon, sausage,, 2 eggs, 2 hash browns, 2 slices of toast and sliced tomatoes were hot and well cooked. The tea was of quite decent quality and provided 2...More

Thank bizzydragon
Alan K, Owner at Lotus Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks for giving us a good and honest review! We keep in mind to make our customers get more than what they pay for, and this idea has been with us for the last 12 years. We know there are always room to improve and...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We stopped by in the afternoon and found lots of yummy choice for treats and for breakfast at the hotel the next morning. I had a ginger bar which was very rich and maybe too sweet, but then I didn’t have to eat much of...More

Thank Naomi W
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

After a lovely swim at Queen Elizabeth Hospital pools, popped in for a smoothie and hot pie. Had been here a week ago and liked the young woman who was friendly, so returned. This time we had a man who was uninterested, no smoothies today...More

Thank temakao
Alan K, Owner at Lotus Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you very much for your review! I wish I could see your review earlier to compensate for your disappointment. The young woman you mentioned is me, the owner. As a local business we try to employ local people but it seems like some people...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Stopped here for a late breakfast on our way to Taupo, (toe-poor), for the weekend. Just off Fenton St. We both chose the Big Breakfast option, and boy was it big, enough to feed an army. Platesfull of bacon, hash browns, and fried eggs were...More

2  Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for breakfast before hitting the shops. We had cooked breakfast and coffee. Both good and reasonably priced. They have huge cabinet food selection if you don't want full brekkie. Would be good for families and people on the Go. Recommend Thanks a...More

Thank IvanandSusie
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying in a hotel with breakfast not included and found this gem of a place. The big breakfast is excellent value & the staff super friendly.

Thank annemariewalters
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1124 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 1985
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