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Atlas Cafe & Restaurant

££ - £££, European, Gluten Free Options
Lake End Tutanekai Street | Novotel Rotorua Lakeside, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
+64 7-346 3888
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lake End Tutanekai Street | Novotel Rotorua Lakeside, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last weekend and ordered a fish taco, they used a taco shell that wasn't even heated up just put straight on the plate from the packet, fish was from a box and deep fried, absolutely disguising. If I wasnt there with a family member...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My step-mum shouted me and my children for my birthday. Hands down, worst meal ever! Fish tacos were scary, the fish was horrible, I wondered if it had been brought from the supermarket and re-heated from the day before, taco shells were stale, chips weren't...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a local family and have been at least 4 other times this year. Each visit has progressively got worse. We brought our nephew here to celebrate his 21st, this was his choice as he had never eaten here before. The selection was limited...More

Thank MandaV23
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Disappointed in the selection of food and the service available. I felt for my family and friends who had been assured of what was on offer and the fact there would be an assigned person taking drink orders to save guests going to the bar...More

Thank Janeen W
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We decided to try the Atlas Cafe and restaurant about 8.30 pm on a Friday night. I chose an entree and dessert from the a la carte menu and my husband had the buffet. We both enjoyed our selections. My mascerated fruit was really delicious...More

Thank GrannyG45
Reviewed 24 July 2017

As a celiac sufferer, I run far and wide to avoid buffets. The Atlas buffet is very popular but lacking any control over cross contamination, I was forced to order from the menu. The one item on the menu that I could eat was quite...More

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 21 July 2017

On a recent visit to Rotorua we ate here frequently, even though we weren't staying in house because as Accor members we receive generous discounts on food. We had a number of breakfasts here, 2 dinners and one lunch. Overall the buffet dinners were excellent...More

Thank WaggaTraveller
Reviewed 19 July 2017

words is simply too hard to describe the un real buffett that s offerd by them ,Go and try it for yourselves to belive this

Thank Dmnativ
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We have been here for the breakfast and dinner buffet. Starting with breakfast we felt it was a good spread of cold and hold items with hot and cold beverages. The breads did feel a little stale. But all in all the breakfast was pretty...More

Thank arnold1aaron
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We always enjoy the buffet, especially the seafood. Have visited this restaurant for the last 6 years and have unfortunately noticed small things have started to change. e.g. desserts not as exciting, not such a large selection of tea's and slim selections of vegetables in...More

Thank Emski22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake End Tutanekai Street | Novotel Rotorua Lakeside, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-346 3888
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