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Rouge Cafe Restaurant

) #5 of 40 Restaurants in Cambridge $$ - $$$ , Vegetarian Friendly
11 Empire St, Cambridge, New Zealand
+64 7-823 9178
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“muesli” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“eggs bennie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 16:00All hours
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Empire St, Cambridge, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How wonderful with a hot Ginger Lemon Tea in a cold winter afternoon ! Staffs are very friendly and helpful, the cosy environment is extremely good for have a cup of tea, cake and reading magazine !

Thank Cora W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff are always friendly and chatty when they bring you your food. Love the museli breakfast dish and nice drinks available also

Thank samzi9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple Italian "esk" style cafe. Great coffee, simple foods and cuties only to happy to help. Had to have eggs Bennie again. Extra bacon and crispy as. Yet another cafe that struggles to do crispy. But really good flavour bacon, none of your cheap rubbish....More

Thank Ace B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Had a pleasant brunch in the sunshine with my daughter. My mushroom and bacon was delicious and filling. Good coffee and friendly staff, a very nice experience.

Thank Taratat
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Had breakfast at Rouge last week. It was extremely busy but the service was prompt and the food and coffee were good

Thank triciabcabs
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I feel like Cambridge is the town of my youth. It looks like a 50s-60s era American (or British) town that has had the 21st century tourist make over. Streets are blocked to traffic and restaurants spill out onto the curb. Rouge coffee was a...More

Thank austineats
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Stopped for brunch. It was really busy ( market day) so a little wait, but well worth it. Would stop here again, delicious food

Thank Athroz
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, fast friendly service. I've lived in Cambridge for more than 10 years and never visited this cafe. However after my first visit I took my husband back 2 days later. I'll definitely return as I found it much better than some of the...More

Thank maidmarion0001
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Friendly and busy local cafe which offers a good range of cabinet food include gluten free options. Service is with a smile and staff very helpful

Thank Suejennings58
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Been to Touge many times before when the owner was on the premises. We went for breakfast on this ocassion and what arrived was basically inedible. The toast was cold and rubbery and no butter was provided. The poached eggs were vastly overcooked and the...More

Thank redgumnut
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
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
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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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