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Capers Epicurean

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1181 Eruera Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 8818
07:00 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fairly busy and noisy but nicely laid out. Great breakfast menu, very generous portions leading to good value. Food was very tasty indeed. Delivery of drinks was well in advance of the food, assume because there was a big influx of orders hitting the kitchen. Fast clearing of tables and friendly staff. One meal arrived incomplete (egg missing) staff took... More 

Thank aceadrian
Knoxville, Tennessee
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334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had just toured the geothermal area of Rotrua and stopped in here for lunch. It is located in the town with parking on the street. It is a cafe where you enter and select your food. Once it is prepared they bring it to your table. We both had the bacon wrapped chicken breast that was stuffed. It was... More 

Thank swiftmi
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our Eggs Benedict with Salmon $23.90 and another Eggs Benedict with Avocado & Spinach $21.90 took 40minutes to arrive. Not too pleased with the price and cappucino was average

Thank KimberleyL96
Maple Valley, Washington
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were so impressed with Capers that we ate there 3 times in 2 days. Excellent food, and great service. Capers is obviously well managed.

Thank ron455
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

3rd visit in two days. Here for a swim competition. Great selection of food, cool atmosphere. Must be family business as I heard 'mum' called out. Which shows through in attention to detail. Had creamy mushrooms for bfast - yum. Great coffee too.

Thank richard c
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quality food for all dietary types - DF, GF, Vegetarian & Vegan. Healthy juices, salads, organic and free range sourced products. Great range of teas and fab coffee too. Very helpful and attentive staff. Breakfasted here every morning when on business trip. Highly recommended.

Thank EJTH
New Zealand
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149 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We [popped in to Capers tonight and again it did not disappoint us. Been to this restaurant before which says it all really. Great to read in the local paper and the Herald that it got the award for the best cafe in N.Z. Well done to those that work there. Lovely meal and wonderful service

1 Thank MarieAnnNZ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a local who enjoys this cafe tremendously! But, for the first time, I was disappointed with my flat white. Especially as it was the week the cafe got an award. The coffee cups seemed to have reduced in size (but not the price) and my flat white was more like a latte! And worst of all, it was not... More 

2 Thank Genevieve H
South Island, New Zealand
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

this is a good place to have breakfast xx i will definitely come back soon, the food was fresh and i like the ambience of this place, my partner loved his breakfast as well, so definitely try this place. We are here on a holiday and got the usual eggs benny xx

Thank Shelathexplorer
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Rotorua has a lot of cafes and most of them are average. Capers has pretty good food and coffee and a nice open feel about it. Even has a wee kids room with a few toys so parents can get a break!

Thank CamoAuckland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Cafe, Soups, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1181 Eruera Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 8818
Capers has a passion to provide our valued customers with food that is both good for your body, soul and for the planet. With our free-trade coffee beans and organic deli products, sustainability is at the top of our priorities. For over a decade, the Capers team have been making and serving wholesome foods and a great coffee and edgy T2 teas. Whether it's a catch up with friends, weekend brunch, business breakfasts, family outing, food on the go, or a dinner date - we have got you covered.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?