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Rouge Cafe

11 Empire St, Cambridge, New Zealand
+64 7-823 9178
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“muesli” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
11 Empire St, Cambridge, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I just wanted a midday snack and decided to split the curly fries, cheese and bacon scone, and the cinnamon brioche. All of them were amazing.

Thank Larz1125
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Asked for flat white in glass not a lot of Froth. Coffee came in a small cup and tasted and looked like a long black with a pinch of milk. As I got up to leave without saying a word the man beside me could...More

Thank TravelBuff760
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Cambridge on the way north this weekend and found Rouge cafe - it would be hard to improve on the excellent coffee whilst sitting in the sun, watching the world go by. Except possibly with a cinnamon brioche, slightly warmed. A fabulous...More

Thank BellsNZ
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

As normal today we stopped off at Rouge in our way from Auckland to Napier, been a while since we have done this trip but stopped into Rouge for lunch as we have done numerous times. Happy to see still the same great service, the...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I was passing through Cambridge on my way to Taupo recently and decided to stop at rouge, despite it's lack of apparent character. I decided to give the dated exterior a chance, given that my usual experiences with other cafes of such have had surprisingly...More

Thank Z7751PQmariam
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Always stop in here whilst passing through Cambridge and the service & food never fail. Nice fresh salads & cabinet food as well as a menu to choose from & daily specials. It's a lovely spot with a nice ambience.

Thank TommiesGo
Reviewed 23 September 2017

two of us attended for a light brunch as a birthday treat. We missed the main door but were welcomed into the side door, our orders were taken quickly with a cheerful smile, it was no trouble for them to adjust friends order to suit...More

Thank dajarranz2012
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A wet grey day on Saturday but was different at Rouge Café. Always great service and the food is always good too. Cabinet food always well presented a good variety.

Thank 3ComB1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is my go to cafe in Cambridge. The food is always excellent, the staff are charming and well trained, the coffee is superb and they'll even dash off to get a bowl of water for my puppies!

Thank rosalindp0
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Quaint little cafe with a nice atmosphere. The faux fire on a cold morning is a nice touch. Breakfast was excellent and the service quick and friendly. A recommend from me, when visiting Cambridge.

Thank Bryce N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Empire St, Cambridge, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +64 7-823 9178
  • E-mail
Description
Rouge is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and coffee, 7 days from 7.30Am until 4pm. Enjoy a glass of wine in our sunny courtyard, or cosy up inside with hot coffee in winter. Free customer wifi is available, and we also take bookings.
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