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“Great food, Great View, Wondeful People”
Review of Third Place Cafe

Third Place Cafe
Ranked #26 of 238 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$2 - US$14
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Third Place Cafe has great views of Lake Rotorua from the indoor and outdoor tables. Fresh food made daily. Full breakfast and Lunch menus, Morning and Afternoon tea. Great Coffee and fresh daily baking. Range of salads and sandwiches.
Reviewed 18 November 2013

I'm writing this review courtesy of their FREE WiFi, something many other places in NZ lack. The staff are all very warm and friendly and one in particular, Jen, was very knowledgable about the local area. We are having brunch right now, amd everything tastes great, id reccomend the vanilla panckakes and the third place big breakfest. also be sure to grab a table by the open lake windows. i bought some small binoculars and the view is awesome!

1  Thank Vik S
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

Excellent service. Beautiful food. Great views. If you are looking for visually appealing food that tastes great then Third Place Cafe is the place to be. The staff and service are excellent and the prices are not too bad either.

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1  Thank Gay M
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Reviewed 21 October 2013 via mobile

Very nice cafe right by the water with great views of the lake. We had the kumara scramble dish which was very good. Would like to try the potato stack next time. Very unique menu.

1  Thank SLH67
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

The Third Place Cafe is possibly the best cafe I've been to in Rotorua. It might not look too flash from the outside but the lake views from inside are lovely. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and happy to make changes to their standard menu to accommodate a couple of vegetarians.

We had a table out on the patio outside with some cheeky sparrows for company. The food came quickly and tasted fabulous. I can definitely recommend the cheese scones and my friend said the mushrooms on toast were one of the best versions she has had.

We'll definitely be coming back next time we're in town :-)

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1  Thank razorsharp2505
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

The food here was top notch cafe food. The service was friendly and speedy. The simple interior led to eye to the amazing views from the windows. Every item offered looked tempting - the only hard part was making a decision. Certainly will return.

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