Whether you’re after carb free, gluten free, paleo, keto, low fat, high fat, or your standard hearty-as full Kiwi breakfast with all the fixings, you’re covered!
Our restaurateurs and artisan makers are savvy and creative, and many are award winners. Besides great dishes, they also whip up your fix of barista-made coffees. A great selection of specialty bakeries offer breads, pies, slices, donuts, cupcakes and more.
Support our locals on the weekend at the farmers markets where you can buy freshly made items like fry bread, donuts, filled ciabatta rolls, kebabs, chutneys, jams, honey and more. You can also shop for fresh, locally grown, seasonal, organic fruit, veggies and native herbs to fill your caravan hamper or picnic basket.
Saturday Morning Market – 7am-1pm at Kuirau Park
Rotorua Farmers Market on Sunday – 9am-1pm at Te Manawa, corner of Tutanekai and Hinemoa streets in the CBD
Boasters at ElevenEighty is a coffee roastery attached to a relaxed modern coffee house that invites you into a welcoming friendly space in the heart of the city centre of Rotorua.
A contemporary eatery near Rotorua's lakefront, Lime Café offers unforgettable meals with a modern twist, served al fresco or indoors. Expect a bright, relaxing ambience with good service and great food. Enjoy the extensive menu options, reputed barista coffees and a well-stocked cabinet of savouries and treats. Lime Café is fully licenced and is the perfect spot for a memorable breakfast or lunch with friends.
Revolver Coffee Roasters is a small boutique specialty coffee supplier and Revolver Espresso bar located inside Vetro Mediterranean Foods on Amohau Street.
One of Rotorua’s newest cafés located at the stunning Waipa Mountain Bike Park specialising in casual dining and great coffee.
If you’re after lovingly made delicious and delectable delights, Mistress of Cakes is perfect for you.
Heritage Farm Café 171 is the place to visit when it’s time to take a break from whatever you are doing.
A Swiss style artisan bakery with two shops in Rotorua, famous for its cinnamon rolls, sourdough bread, pastries and pies.
Artisan Café is a small independent eatery with a passion for good food, good coffee and authentic service for breakfast, brunch and lunch.
Wood-fired pizzas, nibbles, platters for sharing, and beverages – Eastwood caters to an eclectic bunch of customers, from scientists, mountain bikers and local Rotorua East-siders out for their daily trek.
Waimangu Local Store and Café is a cosy, unique, family friendly spot boasting beautiful views over Waimangu Volcanic Valley. It's the perfect spot to refuel after a walk in the Waimangu Volcanic Valley, or a midway stop on the way to Taupō. Or maybe just somewhere to while away a sunny afternoon.
Lady Janes Ice Cream Parlour is a Rotorua icon! More than 40 different flavours of ice cream to choose from and great coffee too!