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Third Place Cafe

) #25 of 179 Restaurants in Rotorua ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
35 Lake Road | Ohinemutu, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 4852
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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35 Lake Road | Ohinemutu, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great location looking over the lake, but a bit of a walk if you are on foot as it is just up and out from the lakefront walk itself. Expansive menu and plenty of space inside. Food is very tasty but the price is over...More

Thank aceadrian
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We sought out this place after reading the recommendation in Lonely Planet, and glad we did. It's away from the artificially touristic centre of Rotorua and close to a fascinating village area with strong Maori traditions in an unspoilt lakeside setting. The cafe itself is...More

Thank BellaMoonBeam
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This cafe is kind of hidden away and it's not so noticeable (at least to tourists). It is such an amazing little gem if you come Across this place. The food is really nice and they have all day breakfast. I had a roasted kumara...More

Thank Foodilicious89
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband and I often visit this clean and well presented cafe.We have used their out-catering too. Often take visitors there.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were so impressed by the breakfast we had here we decided to come back again on our way out of Rotorua before a day of hiking. The presentation and the quality are hard to beat!

Thank Marshall H
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Popped in for an early family breakfast with toddler and baby at 8am. Fast efficient friend service. The good came out in a timely manner with all the little things we asked to change. Delicious food. Would go back in a second. Dad wants to...More

Thank kitt3n
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Been to this cafe heaps of times for breakfast. Consistently good food and good service. Don't go here if you are looking for your Auckland soy mocca vegan latte , go here it you want good basic breakfast fare, nice staff, in a relaxed place...More

Thank IndoOne
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

As always a great lunch, great coffee, excellent service and spectacular views!!!! Will definitely be back for custard square 😋

Thank Maree3149
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We stumbled upon this cafe and was really impressed with the food. It was well priced and the service was really friendly. Would defintiely recommend

Thank maggie2015474
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We visited as a party of 25 on a short timeline. The service and food was outstanding. Can highly recommend. Had 15 fussy teenagers who loved it! Thanks Fiona.

Thank Barry K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Lake Road | Ohinemutu, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 4852
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Third Place Cafe has great views of Lake Rotorua from the indoor and outdoor tables. Fresh food made daily. Full breakfast and Lunch menus, Morning and Afternoon tea. Great Coffee and fresh daily baking. Range of salads and sandwiches.
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