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The Kurious Kiwi Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

209 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-346 1105
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
11 Mar 2014
“They have closed down?”
12 Feb 2014
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
209 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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61 - 70 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 20 February 2013

Noisy (loud sounds, you have to really use your voice) scarcely decorated restaurant, average food, chicken too dry, friendly staff though.

Thank renee1963
Reviewed 18 February 2013

The food was good but the service was hit and miss (we seemed to have two waiters, one of whom was great, the other was very friendly but very slow!) Would have been better if the tables were a bit closer together to give the...More

Thank Dani S
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Touring NZ got to Rotorua late at about 8pm found a nice motel in Fenton Street just a block from the Kurious Kiwi. Went out to find an evening meal at about 9pm and walked past B***** King and found the Kurious Kiwi. The staff...More

2  Thank Mike5763
Reviewed 30 January 2013

We called in on a Sunday night and decided to go with the roast of the day. This arrived on a board - beautifully cooked beef [a tad on the rare side for me though but still delicious] with plenty of veg. Yes the meal...More

Thank Taphophiliac
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Visited two times within two weeks both for lunch. First went with the company of a friend, had recently opened. Went in around 2pm greeted by friendly FOH, resturant was empty. Ordered chicken sandwich - well seasoned and cooked well - only complaint would be...More

Thank Emaytiti
Reviewed 22 January 2013

This place was not our first choice but due to the others being either closed on a Monday night or the kitchen not open late we opted for this new place and we loved it. Where do I start, the hosts were very friendly, the...More

Thank 3644jv
Reviewed 17 January 2013

Hubby and I went in to try out this New restaurant and loved it! Plenty of room with amazing decor, friendly accommodating staff and delicious food A+++++

2  Thank JasmineTOP10
Reviewed 16 January 2013

We had dinner at this restaurant one night. The food was lovely. The parking for this restaurant is behind the restaurant. The service was good. Worth a visit.

Thank austrip
Reviewed 13 January 2013

We had a fabulous time while in New Zealand. In Rotorua, we ate dinner at The Kurious Kiwi Restaurant & Bar and had an amazing meal. The service was great and everyone was very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was beautiful and clean. We would...More

2  Thank raynamarlee
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We had a great dinner as a couple in this place. I love how they have transformed this place into what it is. Great ambience and atmosphere. Service was right on time and very friendly. I had the market fish which was Salmon and had...More

1  Thank DEBlackbear
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 28
Good for
Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-346 1105
  • E-mail
The Kurious Kiwi is the place to come and toast the famous kiwi you know and love! We are open daily from 11.30am and pride ourselves on providing fresh NZ cuisine whenever possible. You can try our NZ Lamb Rump, NZ Pulled Pork, Roast Chicken & Mushroom Pie or one of our yummy sandwiches or burgers. We have an amazing NZ Wine List to try with some of the best NZ wines in the world!We can cater for any type of function with our private Moa Room and love to cater for big groups. Come in and enjoy a NZ beer or cocktail in our Kea Lounge Bar or sunny outside area or try one of NZ cuts of meat from our Butcher's Block or meals from our extensive menu.
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