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“Could be better”

Sequoia Eatery Rotorua
Ranked #29 of 223 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$18
Cuisines: Cafe, Fusion, New Zealand
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Good for: Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Welcome to Rotorua's newest hotspot, Sequoia Eatery (The Old Office Cafe). We're excited to bring you the freshest food with the friendliest service all in our beautiful, bright café, located on Tarawera Rd. We welcome large groups as well as kids who will love our fun playroom. Stop in on your way to the Redwoods and lakes, and make sure you come on down for a beer or wine after work on Friday, for our famous Tapas night! Sequoia Eatery - fueling your adventures.
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Could be better”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Food was nice but let down by very average service. Is it really that hard to bring the coffee out with the food.... and smile? Shame as is quite a nice place to visit near the Redwoods... probably will visit and try again sometime

Visited April 2014
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Terrible Coffee”
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

Decided to get our coffee from here, instead of the French bakery next door. Service was rubbish, waited around for long enough and then my long black was awful! Not even drinkable. Wouldn't recommend it.

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Splendid”
Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

Just stopped in for a quick bite for lunch and the service was quick and I had the BLAT just fab it was, my wife had the roast beef sandwich and gravy, superb and we will be back soon. Just a great place to be

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“What customer service? ”
Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

Shopping at The Outdoorsman we decided to venture through to The Office Cafe for a slice and coffee.

The person who served us came across grumpy and uninterested - never a good start.

When our order arrived at the table, the same person served us. She did not speak one word.

In my opinion this is a very poor experience.

Highlight was the gingerslice.

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1 Thank warnords
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Coronach
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great late night meal”
Reviewed 13 March 2014

One of the few restaurants open the evening we were there, The Office supplied us with a great meal, in a relaxed setting, at very reasonable rates!

Visited February 2014
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