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Urbano Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, Soups,
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 3770
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“venison” (48 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 777 reviews

Reviewed today

I went to this place owing it will be a nice place for dinning but i got disappointed. The service a bit slow, and the food lack of flavors and tenacity in process of being cocked. My dish was cold the meat very hard and...More

Thank Helder P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very very relaxed atmosphere, great service, loved the coffee, one of our regular stops when in Rotorua, recommended

Thank LawrieGibbons
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're a 'bistro' and charging metropolitan prices you better be good. And the food was - scallops and paté, duck and steak. Everything precisely cooked and delicious alongside a decent Shiraz that wasn't astronomically marked up. No room for dessert as servings are very...More

Thank GraemeSNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had brunch here on our way back to Tauranga. Best food we've had yet in Rotorua. Perfect spot for a quiet meal with your love! We'd definitely drive back for a meal! Highly recommended. Yummy yummy!!

Thank Malibu_Barbie_JennyW
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stopped twice now as we traveled between Whakatane and Napier. The menu was good for hungry travelers and the coffee was great. Service was excellent and we felt welcomed.

1  Thank maurice e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked this place. The service was good, with good options for wine and food. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the food items that we ordered.

Thank Aiste B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a big work week we decided to treat ourselves. Little did we know but this restaurant completely knocked it out of the park. No booking. No problem. Dietary issues. No problem. And the chef delivered and the food was beyond spectacular. An altogether memorable...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been called to Rotorua in a hurry for a family crisis, I was at a bit of a loss where to go for a relaxing beer and a good meal. I had driven past the bistro on several occasions and decided I would make...More

Thank KiwiBill2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a quick meal last week. Food was beyond value for money & cooked perfectly. The staff we well presented and professional.

Thank nittymane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointing first impression of the place, myself and my 5 year old popped in for a beverage after our morning walk we had just recently moved to rotorua and as we pass the bistro daily i was always intrigued to go there . As we...More

Thank donnel91
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Questions & Answers
Cynthia W
3 July 2017|
Response from Levinite70 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they had something for everyone 😊
24 September 2016|
Response from JulieS1559 | Property representative |
We serve vegetarian options but not vegan sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 3770
  • E-mail
Located on the corner of Grey & Fenton Streets in Rotorua's "MOTEL MILE" for all day dining, allowing extensive use of the sheltered northerly aspect for alfresco dining in warmer months, through to the relaxed contemporary decor of the interior to suit all occasions. Smart casual cafe by day - serving breakfast, lunch and bar snacks. Fresh baked muffins, slices, cakes and biscuits. Ozone Coffee - dine in or takeaway. Bistro dining by night - serving modern, innovative, contemporary NZ cuisine. Suitable for casual and intimate dining, business meetings, family and corporate functions. Licensed bar. Menus available online. Reservations recommended. Free wi-fi. Free motel delivery. Voted "Outstanding Restaurant", Rotorua Hospitality Awards 2013 & finalists in 2014. NZ Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards 2013 and 2014. Semi-Finalist "Monteith's Wildfood Challenge" 2013.
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