Whether you’re after carb-free, gluten-free, paleo, keto, low fat, high fat, or your standard hearty 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 street markets where you can buy freshly made items like fry bread, donuts, ciabatta rolls, kebabs, chutneys, jams, honey and more, or grab breakfast, lunch or dinner from the food trucks. 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 Farmers Market – 7am to 1pm, Kuirau Park

Rotorua Night Market – 5 to 8.30pm, on Tutanekai Street between Himemoa and Haupapa streets

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Goody Goodies

Cafés, Central

When you’re after something sweet to eat, you can’t go past a signature loaded brownie from Goody Goodies.

Farmyard Café Agrodome

Cafés, North

Enjoy freshly cooked meals and wood-fired pizza served farm-to-table style, in the heart of the world-famous Agrodome.

The Junction on Fenton


Where great flavours meet authentic hospitality.

The Perfect Spot


Whether you’re visiting town and want to enjoy an alternative dining experience at one of Rotorua’s hidden gems, or you’re a local looking for a way to spice up your celebration or special occasion, The Perfect Spot will create “the perfect spot” for you to have a personalised and truly wonderful and memorable picnic experience.



Using her nana’s recipes and making everything in the little kitchen at the back of the shop, Wendy’s dream of having her own cakery came true in August 2021.

Boasters at Eleven Eighty


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.

Lime Café


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


Revolver Coffee Roasters is a small boutique specialty coffee supplier and Revolver Espresso bar located inside Vetro Mediterranean Foods on Amohau Street.

Trail Kitchen

Cafés, South

One of Rotorua’s newest cafés located at the stunning Waipa Mountain Bike Park specialising in casual dining and great coffee.

Mistress of Cakes

Cafés, East

If you’re after lovingly made delicious and delectable delights, Mistress of Cakes is perfect for you.



A Swiss style artisan bakery with two shops in Rotorua, famous for its cinnamon rolls, sourdough bread, pastries and pies.

Artisan Café


Artisan Café is a small independent eatery with a passion for good food, good coffee and authentic service for breakfast, brunch and lunch.