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“The best in town”
Review of Picnic Cafe

Picnic Cafe
Ranked #9 of 222 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$14
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Fusion
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Macedon, Australia
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“The best in town”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Breakfast twice at this delighful cafe. Big huge and well presented meals, only negative is a pity it is not bigger

Visited April 2014
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Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent coffee and luscious lemon and coconut slice”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Enjoyed excellent flat white coffee and lemon coconut slice at this cafe. Staff friendly. Free internet available which was helpful as we were visitors to Rotorua. Highly recommend.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Carol H
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Rotorua
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Cosy, Friendly and great food”
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Went there for brunch this morning and couldn't fault it. The staff were attentive, friendly and efficient. It was warm and cosy on a wet day and the food was fantastic. I had eggs benedict and it was fantastic - no packet sauce here! Will definately be back to try out some of the other offerings on the menu. Highly recommended.

  • Visited May 2014
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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189 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“A Hidden Gem in Rotorua”
Reviewed 22 May 2014

It is the place to go for breakfast, brunch, lunch and just cups of tea or coffee. Friendly efficient staff. Nice simple decor inside, but it is quite a small place. An all day breakfast menu plus a lot of other choices. The food was delicious.
We really enjoyed our lunch, and will definitely return on our next trip.

  • Visited May 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Best Lunch Spot”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Fast efficient friendly staff. Best steak sandwich - open sandwich tender steak served with a tasty salsa,chips and aioli bacon tomato and lettuce.Good price.Highly recommend .Will definitely be returning. Also lovely outdoor setting with tables in the sunshine.

  • Visited May 2014
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