Open 7:00am – 7:00pm,
7 days
1181 Eruera St, Rotorua.
Ph. 07 348 8818

welcome to capers cafe + store

the team at capers have been making and serving wholesome food, good coffee and timeless and edgy teas for Rotorua locals and visitors for over 20 years.

friends catching up, business breakfasts, weekend brunch, food on the go, or a dinner date - capers cafe + store has it covered.
our chefs’ create a fresh seasonal menu and hearty cabinet selection to cater for everyone.

the store sources predominantly new zealand artisan and organic producers with a commitment to fair trade and sustainable practices. We want to offer products that are both good for your body and soul and for the planet.

OPEN from 7am till 7pm daily with our new winter 
breakfast + lunch menu avaialble from 7am till 2pm
and winter dinner from 2pm till 7pm. 
along with cabinet meals + salads, cakes + slices.

join us for happy hour - 5pm till 7pm, daily - rotorua distillery gin, beer + wine. 


capers - the store

We are interested in the story behind the food products we’re sourcing; knowing where it began, the people who have crafted it, the ingredients that have gone into it and of course how best to use it. We look for brands and companies that are the best fit for this vision and are proud to bring you these artisan NZ producers and distributors including:


  • Pepper & Me
  • T2 Tea
  • Libertine Blends
  • Magnolia Kitchen - Cake Mixes, Marshmallow, Fudges + Biscuits
  • Noble & Sunday Tea Merchants 
  • Six Barrel Soda Co
  • Frank Green
  • Al Brown Infused Olive Oils + Old Yella Mustard
  • Bennetts of Mangawai Chocolates
  • Volcanic Chocolate 
  • Raptor Rubs
  • Garden of Eden Cherry Juice
  • Cuisinescene
  • Fresh As –dried fruit and vegetable powders
  • Hakanoa
  • Manawa Honey
  • Webster's Tea 
  • Zarbo Dressings

Children welcome

Our playroom is perfect to keep the little ones entertained while you chat, with interactive toys on the walls, G rated movies and colouring in along with our children’s menu and drinks.