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Rouge Cafe

11 Empire St, Cambridge, New Zealand
+64 7-823 9178
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (9 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 1 week ago via mobile

Cute spot to get some sunshine and enjoy a coffee! The service was great, the coffee was hot and fresh and the staff were very friendly! It’s amazing what a good coffee can do to change your day around! After a long morning of errands...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lifeononewaytickets
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe was well supported which suggests all is good. We found it to be pricey for what was average quality and service. next time in Cambridge will try one of the many others.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BP-Savoir-faire
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe offers average selection, quality and surrounds On the last visit We had eggs Benedict crepes sandwiches cake and coffee There is no pizazz with the food, no special touches The eggs benedict was served on plain toasted “some” grain bread the spinach was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank poppy500NZ
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Always enjoy the hustle and bustle with friendly helpful staff topped off with great coffee. My final selection was well presented and I spent the time

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GaryCNZ
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Forgot that once a month Cambridge has a big street market, and it's big We went for an fibre Art exhibition and need a small bite to eat for a lunch. Already had a big breckfast at home but needed topping up. First even though...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kiwialan
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Rouge Cafe for a coffee and couldn’t resist trying the cinnamon scrolls. Wow were they amazing. Very light and delicious. Plenty of flavour and served with cream (or yogurt). The mocha coffee was also lovely. Would definitely visit this cafe again. Highly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peonie49
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Came here last Saturday on the way to Rotorua. Excellent French toast with banana and maple syrup. Partner had the big breakfast and it was odd, only one piece of toast for a “big” breakfast. He liked the flavours though. Friendly service, food came out...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kinx81
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Slightly limited breakfast choices....too many similar choices, all seemingly with bacon! Coffee great, place uses organic / free range where possible. Good gluten free options too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pmescape
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Came for a brunch and both of us got the big breakfast at $20. It came in good time but felt it fell short of "big" for us. We thought for what we paid for, 2 sausages and 2 pieces of toast would have made...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank xantheonix
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!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MoolooSwampy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
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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