Topic: Eateries from the 1960s to 1970s

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As listed in the Bay of Plenty Telephone Books c1968- Present & Rotorua Who's Who 1961-1980, held by Rotorua Library.

Name Address Year
5 Doors Restaurant Soundshell Building, Lake Front c1974-c1981
Balcony Lounge  304 Building  c1968-c1987
Bar-B-Q Tutanekai Street c1954-1981
Bindon's Bistro 44 Haupapa Street c1975
Birds Nest Restaurant  46 Haupapa Street c1970-1975
Blue Room Cafe  45 Haupapa Street c1957-c1980
Bubbling Well Home Bakeries 217 Tutanekai Street, then 68 Eruera Street  c1955-1987
Bushman's Hut 167 Tutanekai Street c1977-c1991
Cameo Coffee Lounge  303 Tutanekai Street c1961-1973
Chevron International Restaurant 163 Tutanekai Street c1969-1977
Chopsticks Restaurant & Takeaways  45 Amohau Street c1970-19?
The Coffee House 89 Fenton Street c1957-c1981
Continental Kitchen 36a Eruera Street c1979-c1990
Friar Tuck's cnr Tutanekai & Arawa Streets c1977-1984 
Heidelberg Coffee Lounge 40 Hinemoa Street c1965-c1981
Karl's Dining Rooms 259 Tutanekai Street c1971-c1981
Kenya Coffee Lounge 30 Eruera Street c1958-c1987
Lake View Snack Bar 102 Tutanekai Street c1974-c1978
Mac's Coffee Bar & Restaurant Petticoat Lane, 189 Fenton Street c1979-c1980
Maid Marian Cafe 67 Arawa Street c1976-1987
Mecca Coffee Lounge 116 Tutanekai Street c1968-1977
Milama Restaurant 93 Fenton Street c1974-1984
Nevy's Milk Bar 102 Tutanekai Street c1978-
Pagoda Chinese Restaurant Geyser Court c1977-1984
Pancake Parlour 47 Arawa Street c1974-1978
Rosewood Coffee Lounge Tutanekai Street c1972-198?
Ruedi's French Bistro 41 Arawa Street c1977-1981
The Singing Kettle 37 Arawa Street c1969-1977
Smithy's Seafood Family Restaurant 65 Arawa Street c1969-1983
The Steak House 132 Tutanekai Street c1977-Present
Tiki Coffee Lounge  287 Tutanekai Street c1969-1971
The Topper 67 Arawa Street c1950-1977
Towers Restaurant Government Gardens c1964-1990s
Town and Country Tearooms 40 Eruera Street c1965-1990
White Pine Coffee Lounge 409 Tutanekai Street (was 287 Tutanekai) c1971-1992
Wimpy Family Restaurant 416 Tutanekai Street c1977-c1985

To see what happened to some of these cafe's & restaurants....click here & here

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