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“Best Custard Slices in town”
Review of Third Place Cafe

Third Place Cafe
Ranked #24 of 277 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$2 - US$12
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Third Place Cafe has great views of Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island, Ohinemutu Geothermal Maori Village and Saint Faiths Historic Church 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, paninis, savouries and sweets. Large selection of cabinet food. Kids play area and baby change table in toilet. Free parking in large carpark next to the cafe. Take away food and beverages. Table service available.
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I may not be an expert but I know when something is absolutely fantastic.
Getting a fresh custard slice here will definitely convince you that they are the best. If they have been refrigerated, they are slightly less than perfect but still wonderful.
The only problem I have ever had with them, is that they are so popular, you can find they have run out by lunch time.

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Thank Cheryl K
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fionawithers, Owner at Third Place Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Dear Cheryl, thank your for your lovely feedback regarding our famous custard slice. We make them fresh each morning and you are right, they sell out quickly. You are very welcome to phone the cafe and book your custard slice so you don't miss out. See you again soon.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Always busy. Good food. Friendly informative staff who have always let us know there will be a wait for the food. Would recommend.

1  Thank Mathew B
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fionawithers, Owner at Third Place Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thanks for your great feedback Mathew. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Though we only stopped for coffees, would definitely visit again. Staff were friendly and coffee was good. The view was great and the treats in the cabinet were very inviting.

Thank jersaremol
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Spacious, airy cafe perfect for a quick bite. The food was scrumptious, with generous sized portions and a little reading nook and play area for toddlers which works out perfectly for mothers keen for a bit of peace to thoroughly enjoy a meal. The staff are friendly enough and will happily recommend things for you to do in the area if you ask. An overall lovely experience for our travelling family.

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Thank Olivia T
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fionawithers, Owner at Third Place Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thanks Olivia. We hope you have a wonderful time here in Rotorua with your family. Let's hope the weather improves. Kind regards Fiona and the team.

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

We wandered over to Third Place Cafe from the Rotorua Top 10, after a short visit to the market at Kuirau Park. We had a mini soak of our feet in the mineral pools, then wandered on to Third Place Cfe for mid morning coffee and cake! Great place! Great Food! Great staff! We will be back, for more than just coffee and cake!

Thank Greg W
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fionawithers, Owner at Third Place Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thanks Greg, sounds like you had a wonderful Saturday morning here in Rotorua. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Fiona & the team.

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