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Sequoia Eatery Rotorua

$$ - $$$Cafe, Fusion,
10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-345 9227
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (7 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Fusion, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

We had breakfast twice here over the weekend! The food was very yummy and the cafe is very close to Redwoods! Depsite a mix up with the order we would definitely go there again!

Thank holidaygirlWaikato
Reviewed 20 August 2017

On arrival they were a little busy. Food was good and so was the coffee. Atmosphere friendly and cabinet food available along with a menu. Service was good. Clearing of the dishes were not. Stacking your plates on the table in front of you with...More

Thank Shazza1511
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My daughter and I popped in for a late light lunch. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. We ordered food from the cabinet which had a good selection of really nice looking food - fresh and tasty !! We both had hot drink that were...More

Thank Trevor and Rose... N
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Great atmosphere, excellent service. Everything came out within 5 minutes of ordering. Coffee hot and strong and the banana walnut cake was delicious.

Thank 1BlossomCottage
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Great indoor and outdoor seating. Great spot. Friendly, welcoming staff. Good coffee and very yummy food.

Thank trudy_11
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A great café with lots of different food choices. Great menu selection for adults, kids, breakfast, lunch, something quick and caters to people with different food preferences (Eg: vegan). Really yummy sweets, great coffee and excellent service. Really like that the café is kid friendly...More

Thank Nicmm
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I was swayed by the prospect of great coffee but thought it was a bit out of the way. So so glad we went. Lovely warm sunny space, friendly staff and great food. Oh and the coffee.....sooooo good. Make the trip.

Thank antip0dean
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Sequoia is 5 minutes by car out of town But if you are in the neighbourhood drop in for flat white and scone. Service was welcoming, coffee & food is delicious!

1  Thank anythingchocolate
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We'd been wanting to try the food here for quite a while. Our 9yr old sons hot cakes were pretty underwhelming. They looked dry, the maple syrup was little more than a drop but the bacon was crisp and looked yummy. We asked for more...More

Thank 34teris
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We drove down to Rotorua on the Saturday before mother's day and were not meant to stay the night but we ended up staying. We went looking for somewhere nice to have brunch for mother's day on Sunday morning. Went to Coffee Club and they...More

2  Thank Shoni D
caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

I remember you guys very well, thoroughly enjoyed looking after you all. We are really happy you enjoyed our cafe and that it was a great experience for you. Look forward to have you come and visit us again soon! Thank you for taking the...More

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Questions & Answers
1 September 2015|
Response from Lynne_R_M-S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Serendipity/Kate. Yes, the Office Café is under New Management - Sheldon (chef) & Stacey (Front of House). New crew of waitresses. New food items on menu (including gluten free, and with advance requests can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-345 9227
  • E-mail
Welcome to Rotorua's newest hotspot, Sequoia Eatery (The Old Office Cafe). We're excited to bring you the freshest food with the friendliest service all in our beautiful, bright café, located on Tarawera Rd. We welcome large groups as well as kids who will love our fun playroom. Stop in on your way to the Redwoods and lakes, and make sure you come on down for a beer or wine after work on Friday, for our famous Tapas night! Sequoia Eatery - fueling your adventures.
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