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Solace Cafe & Restaurant - CLOSED

1111 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 1551
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“filo” (3 reviews)
“linguine” (6 reviews)
“sirloin steak” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1111 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

First night in Rotorua after flying in on the evening flight so headed for a light meal near our hotel. Came across the Solace Cafe & Restaurant at Eat Street. Welcoming staff, nice wine and great meal. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Pitty604
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Being Nestled in a the main restaurant zone of Rotorua it's hard to stand out in the crowd. The surf n turf was very tasty but probably just a bit small. The overall feel of the place was a bit empty and heartless, being in...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Word on the street is this establishment is closing down soon, shame as offers a great meal with very attentive service. Located in Eat Street where a normal street is blocked off permanently from vehicle access to create a street of restaurants either side -...More

Thank Max_O6363
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We came from Hamilton and was looking forward to trying one of the new food joints… The portions were disappointing, the price range was okay unfortunately it wasn't value for money… Wouldn't reccommend this place.

Thank marinoh2017
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Had pork belly but it wasnt happening. It was like it had been boiled .. out of all of the restaurants in Eat Street this was the oly one that wasnt full. After eating I realised why😌

Thank Whauwhau
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Went over for dinner on Saturday with family. Ordered sirloin steak, lamb shank and Lamb loin. Apart from shanks and steak, lamb loin was undercooked. Told the staff about it but got told that's how it is made. Staff did not even come two ask...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great service - we were greeted by friendly staff, specials were clearly explained and enough time to decide on what to have - promptly entrees came out and dinner was served without waiting the food was very satisfactory. I would go back again.

Thank comfystay-Nz
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to this place after looking at the menu. Had linguini and risotto with grilled kumara. Great food and wine 😀

Thank Vatsa Q
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped in here for a drink while wandering around Eat Street. The oysters looked great - and they were. Also had several of the apps including the sticky pork ribs - yummy!

Thank Marvis M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We, a family group, went for breakfast in Rotorua's "Eat Street" on a recent Sunday morning. One of our family members has a particular dietary constraint and, whilst we did not expect to find a menu item that could fully meet the restraints, we did...More

Thank Penny B
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 1551
  • E-mail
Situated a short stroll away from Lake Rotorua, Solace Cafe & Restaurant is the best kept secret in town. Solace Cafe & Restaurant offers diners a modern, warm and inviting atmosphere for relaxing with family and friends. Specialising in gluten free food, the menu is an eye opening introduction to great New Zealand cuisine, and features fresh New Zealand beef and seafood options. Bookings are highly recommended. Fully licensed and BYO. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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