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
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.
Capers Café + Store is a contemporary café that offers products that are both good for your body and soul and for the planet.
A Swiss style artisan bakery with two shops in Rotorua, famous for its cinnamon rolls, sourdough bread, pastries and pies.
Excellent breakfast and great coffee! Even the locals eat here, they know a good deal.
Wild about flavour, Scope Café’s all-day breakfast and lunch menu is a fusion of delectable wild flavours, combined with a twist, to create mouth-watering dishes.
Lady Janes Ice Cream Parlour is a Rotorua icon! More than 40 different flavours of ice cream to choose from and great coffee too!
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.
Ciabatta Café & Bakery's bread has personality, no two are the same, yet each is as good as the next.
Heritage Farm Café 171 is the place to visit when it’s time to take a break from whatever you are doing.