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Boasters Coffee Roasters

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A coffee roastery, cafe and retail store all wrapped up into one, Boasters is a family-owned business getting Rotorua on a good buzz.

The Fainting Goat

Customers dining in the sunny front courtyard of The Fainting Goat bar.
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The Fainting Goat is a fun, funky and family-friendly gastropub located in the heart of Rotorua’s CBD, complete with pinball machine.

Poco Tapas and Wine

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The entranceway to Poco Tapas & Wine (“Poco” meaning “a little” in Spanish) in Rotorua isn’t immediately evident from the street, but once...

Eastwood Café

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Located on the open, airy ground floor of the Scion Research Centre, Eastwood Café in Rotorua is a tad off the beaten track but worth the detour.

Yamato

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Bowls of hot sticky rice, thick udon noodles and hot miso broth sound like your kind of thing? Then you best get yourself down to Yamoto.

Abracadabra

Bench seating outside the cafe and restaurant.
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As the name suggests, this restaurant and café has somewhat of a magic touch to it.

Artisan Café

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An easy-going eatery that is deservedly proud of its authentic approach to good food, good coffee and good service.

Capers Café + Store

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Capers is a fail-safe place to settle in for a brunch, lunch, dinner or simply a coffee and newspaper session.

Ciabatta Café and Bakery

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Come early enough and you’ll be privy to the glorious sight of fresh pastries being wheeled out of the kitchen and into the display cabinet.

Okere Falls Store

Flat-lay of a table of sweet and savoury dishes and coffee and cocktails at Okere Falls Store.
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The Okere Falls Store team is big on walking the talk when it comes to giving our environment a helping hand.

Sabroso

Entrance to Sabroso restaurant.
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Full of classic Latino warmth and hospitality, you can expect to feel like more of an old friend here than a customer.

Social Club

People dining inside Social Club.
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Social in name and character, this eatery is a bright and vibrant place to park up with a group of friends any time of the day.

Stratosfare Restaurant

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Get your hungry self to this brilliant eatery, leagues above when it comes to the Rotorua dining scene (both metaphorically and literally).

Terrace Kitchen

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Only open for private events, this place has food at the heart of its ethos, and thanks to the talents of some super-experienced chefs you can expect some exceptional...

The Vnam Kitchen

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Vietnamese food lovers, Rotorua has the place for you.