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1107 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 1735
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered two pizzas one of which had chicken, cashew, tzaziki, mango chutney and banana! Very strange! The other pizza was good with feta, aubergine and sun dried tomatoes, very tasty. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank Moosie57
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered two pizzas, BLT and fries. Promptly served. The waitress was friendly but the guy at the till soured the experience with his rudeness!!

Thank Amrit R
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really bad pizza. Ordered a pepperoni and I was lucky if one piece had a dice of some on it. Please do not bother with this place. There are much better places in rotorua to visit

Thank Christopher W
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

nice food we booked a table for 15 the Duty Manager Ratnesh Mehta make us comfortable the food arrived on time orders were taken quickly they were busy but we got our meals on time

Thank sue2316
Rotorua, New Zealand
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Another great dinner with friends you food is alway delicious and the flavour is tops. We just keep coming back!

Thank rachnz2015
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

the owner walking around barefood and cooking ,wow ,the pasta was the worst pasta ever tasted ,my wife hated the pizza ,over cooked and dry ,we can not believe to have a food like this centre of such a nice place ,we felt that we are some 3th world country ,

Thank gearge78
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Staff have a half full restaurant and are turning people away due to the 45mins wait. We had to ask twice just to get served our drink while we wait. Not run by Mediterranean or Turkish either as you would hope... Food arrived and it's terrible. We ate it cos we were paying enough for it... summary is as follows..... More 

1 Thank Monica S
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Horrible. Money (>$90) better spent visiting each nearby junk food restaurant. Mains were delivered staggered. Had to re-order a drink and gave up on mine. Starter arrived with mains. Mains were slivers of over-cooked chicken/meat or the most thinly cut "calamari" I have ever seen. Feta was not Feta. "Medium rare"? Phah! Water arrived in a dirty carafe and was... More 

Thank Ian M
Canberra - Australia
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Not the quickest service ever, but we are on holidays and it didn't really matter. Our meals were very tasty and the service was friendly. Above all it was good value at less that $20 each for our meals and. A soft drink each.

Thank steve_fossil
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went hoping for a light and tasty meal. The green salad had limp lettuce while the fish burger was a bit flat and tasteless - the oven bread they use for the bun was hard to chew through. The fries and mayonnaise were very nice though.

1 Thank EdwardSargisson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1107 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 1735

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