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1149 Tatunakai Street, 3015, New Zealand
+64 7-343 9195
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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87 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were running late to get to our conference, so we called in to get smoothies to go. I ordered a 'Breakfast Smoothie' which I was told had yoghurt, rolled oats,chia seeds, mango and berries. It was wonderful - tasty and not overly sweet. My husband ordered a berry one and it was good too (so he said). The next... More 

Thank Kathryn H
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Visited Rotorua for 3 days and came her for breakfast two of those days. Ordered the poached eggs on smashed avo with feta crumble and dukkah..! Almost couldn't finish the helping it was so big. Great presentation and awesome coffee. The waitress had just returned from working in Sydney for 10 years (can't remember her name) but she was lovely.... More 

Thank Jarrod T
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

My friend and I came here last week, I ordered a carrot and cumin soup which was fine with a side of delicious garlic bread. the coffee too was fine but my friend who ordered an overpriced $18 pizza said it was horrible and completely inedible. The pizza crust was store bought, and covered in cheddar type of cheese not... More 

Thank AlexCananC h
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

After tasting several highly recommended cafes for breakfast and being a little underwhelmed we tried Relish. Boom, nailed it, so much that we went back the following 3 days with the same results. The food was next level compared with Zipps! The coffee was good but the food was amazing, I don't give 5 stars often but they deserve it.... More 

Thank Steinbex1977
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Staff was friendly, but not efficient. Table was dirty and the breakfasts took a long time to prepare. The potato rosti was oily and half raw. Sorry, but I won't be back.

Thank ystervark838
Hastings, New Zealand
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Friendly staff, Placed Carafe of iced water on table before i ordered. Very good coffee, delicious vegetarian muffin

Thank lujamesm
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

We liked the decor and the Breakfast menu looked good so we ventured in. Very pleased we did as the food was excellent. My wife went for the Corn fritter and was really happy with her choice. I had the French Toast and was not disappointed either. Great little cafe that had a nice touch of individuality.

Thank ciholland
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you're looking for good food in Rotorua. The eggs benedict is my favourite.

Thank Simonharvey
Kerikeri, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

The sign outside caught my eye as they advertised small eggs benny for $10.There was a choice of bacon or salmon,both with spinach.Husband and I tried both and it was delicious.The meal is on flavoured potato instead of bread.To top it off we had good service and good Allpress coffee.

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Singapore, Singapore
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75 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

I used to swing by relish cafe every time I was in Rotorua, but it's been a while since I was last here and I believe the cafe has changed ownership since then. Tried to dishes, Chicken Fettuccine and Relish's own eggs Benedict. Both were quite alright. The Eggs Benedict in particular was quite satisfying

Thank Joel T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Steakhouse, European, Thai, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1149 Tatunakai Street, 3015, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District
  • Phone Number: +64 7-343 9195
Rotorua’s best café by serving the highest quality food,matching it with our own designer brand of coffee and the finest NZ wines. We endeavour to personalize our serviceto help make every customer’s visit with us enjoyable and relaxing.”

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?