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Rouge Cafe

11 Empire St, Cambridge, New Zealand
+64 7-823 9178
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 Empire St, Cambridge, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Popped in for morning tea and enjoyed nice coffee (a little slow, but worth the wait) at pleasant outdoor tables in the sun. The gluten free peanut butter and chocolate friands are totally recommended!

Thank MoolooSwampy
Reviewed 13 August 2018

went there nearby for an early morning meeting to have coffee thereafter in the Rouge. had the big breakfast for NZD 20,0 - was o.k. but a full grown rugby player might have left with space in his stomach. overall quality of the food was...More

Thank Jo_Chen_Lah
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Once a month, on a business trip to the Waikato, I visit Rouge for lunch. I like this small cafe with its pleasant shared courtyard. I must admit I've become hooked on the rye sandwich filled with thickly sliced ham, cheese, lettuce and mustard. A...More

1  Thank Alexander6011
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Hadn’t been here for a while and the coffee was not as good as it used to be and at $5 a lot dearer than elsewhere. One of the best cafes in central Hamilton charges just $4. Great cheese and bacon scone and friendly service.

Thank Katieclem46
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a quick but delicious brunch downtown Cambridge. Woohoo. I had the vegetarian eggs benedict. It was a little bit special because it was spinach avocado and tomato. Great flavours. Hollandaise could have had a little more lemon. My colleague had eggs on toast. Coffee...More

Thank ktpie18
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

friendly staff, nice coffee, delicious food and cakes - always good to stop there for a little break and a snack!

Thank Elli G
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Great little cafe used to be a dav. Still good somedays the coffee is superb other dayz average ....but never bad. The suburb coffee days make thiz place s t ill worth a visit

Thank redgumnut
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

It was early in the day and I didn't feel like a big meal so the courgette frittata hit the spot. It was only $11.50 and came with a choice of side salad and I chose the potato. Delicious. My husband had the plum aloud...More

Thank Elle R
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Rouge Cafe is a "go to" for us. The service is speedy, the food selection just right and the coffee great. You can choose to sit inside or out, under an umbrella, and they cater for disabled people with lovely clean toilets.

Thank Irwi
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Had a nice lunch here at what would be one of the nicest lunch places in Cambridge Wraps are always nice

Thank Andyoto
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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
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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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