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Vi's Teahouse

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1180 Tarawera Road,, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Recommend the date-scones, with the cream tea, with the lovely strawberry jam, hot pot of tea and fresh cold milk....muuuuummmm. Lovell.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

Food was nice and fresh and scones were very good, but selection was a bit limited. Coffee was good.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Very quaint and pleasant way to recap on what we'd just seen and done. Lovely devonshire - homemade scones. Yum.

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Thank Julianne M
Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

I am a Rotorua local and have been here many times over the years. Food is always of a good standard, prices fair and the service very pleasant and helpful. Very pleasant surroundings when sitting outside. The historic photos on the wall are so interesting.

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Thank NZNana
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

This is a delightful and unexpected find. It is part of the Buried Village complex, but separate from it, and available to the casual passer-by. Plenty of parking, and a bright, light area, with the free walls lined with historic photographs. The service is quick and friendly, the cakes are delicious, and the atmosphere just right. This is worth a... More 

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Thank Paul S
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

I was a little apprehensive of a microwaved pie, but when it came out it was perfect. It was accompanied by a little bowl of what I thought was tomato sauce but turned out to be an amazingly delicious chutney. My wife's soup of the day was home made tomato soup, good and thick, with gluten free toast on the... More 

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Thank Barnaby G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2012

This cute little teahouse is part of the Buried Village complex and it’s a quaint old-fashioned business with the quintessential Devonshire Tea – and it was very good! We toured the Village first then sat outside on the patio to have our ‘tea’ and a hot chocolate mid afternoon. If you are hungrier for more then there is also coffee... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Cafe
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1180 Tarawera Road,, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?