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Rose & Thistle Cafe

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6 King Street East, Te Kuiti 3910, New Zealand
+64 7-878 8030
08:00 - 15:00
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Te Kuiti, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Worth your while going there for lovely home cooked food and nice beverages plus very friendly people.

Thank Pukekawakawa
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Driving from Auckland to Tongariro we were ready for a coffee by the time we got to Te Kuiti. Everything in the main street looked pretty tragic. Found this place just off the main drag. Wasn't expecting too much but the coffee was really really great. The food looked good to - lots of locals seemed to be calling in... More 

Thank reglanfield
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Personally feel this is the best cafe around. Their slices are devine, pies are delicious & their cabinets are always fresh.

Thank Sonya B
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

When needing quality food quickly this cafe is perfect! Good coffee and consistently fresh rolls/sandwiches with real meat too!

Thank Dasas1
Te Kuiti, New Zealand
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Food is excellent, home made and different specials each week, popular with locals. Coffee is generally pretty good.Shuts quite early unfortunately which cuts out the late afternoon coffee and cake.

Thank Michelle D
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2014 via mobile

Nice cosy cafe off main street. Good service and coffee. Home baked pies and quiches. Fresh sandwiches and excellent value.

Thank Gaye K
Waikato, new Zealand
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2013

A quaint little cafe with a large selection of homemade delights! Generous Friday specials like the hot pork roll and certainly value for money. Centrally located in the Te Kuiti township up a side street off the main street. The only complaint is that the cafe is not bigger because the food here is delish!

Thank Shay-Lee W
Te Kuiti, New Zealand
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2012

If you like chicken then you are in for a treat, if you don't then you will be scrambling to find anything to eat. Used to be one of the best cafes in Te Kuiti to be able to get Vegetarian food now lucky to find anything other than cakes suitable for vegetarians.

Thank rwoots

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 King Street East, Te Kuiti 3910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Te Kuiti
  • Phone Number: +64 7-878 8030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?