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Aorangi Peak Restaurant

) #152 of 179 Restaurants in Rotorua ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European, Gluten Free Options
353C Mountain Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
+64 7-347 0036
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“steak” (12 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 15:00All hours
New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
353C Mountain Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

The view over Rotorua and the lake is worth the trip but I'd stay for a cocktail rather than dinner. Food was OK but not great. Presentation is nice. Portions are small. Service is good. Overalls the facilities are aging and could use deep cleaning...More

1  Thank Whiskywizard
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Not really what I thought it was going to be unfortunatley. Looks great on the website but a bit disappointed in the meal and the whole experience. Steak meal was a very thin piece of marinated, tenderised steak (more like snitchel) on a bit of...More

Thank pentacle65
Reviewed 19 March 2015

The views over the Rotorua area are excellent and morning coffee and scones are good. We didn't have a meal here and looking at the restaurant would not encourage me to come for one.

Thank PhantomScot
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Ok, so I made this a must do for Dinner during our stop while at Rotorua and left here not feeling so much bad about the food, but they definitely are using a microwave.... indicative of the very hot centers and the cold outside on...More

2  Thank Love2TrvlMM
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This is a friendly, pleasant restaurant with fabulous views of Rotorua. Fine dining is a push despite proper tablecloths and napkins but the food was very good, although a little expensive for the portions sizes. However, the location is unbeatable with large glass windows and...More

1  Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Very nice restaurant on top of Mt Ngongotaha in Rotorua. Perfect for tourists or just to get away for peace and quiet and to relax with a cup of coffee. We only had a cup of coffee here however the atmosphere is amazing with this...More

Thank MCLLM2013
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

We went for a late lunch with no booking arriving just after 2pm and were greeted warmly, shown a fabulous table and offered a choice of the cafe or restaurant menu. A great start. There were 3 in our party and we shared the garlic...More

Thank GiddyUp125
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Enjoyed a superb meal at Aorangi Peaks tonight. Excellent wine, the food was well presented and fantastic flavour. Service was good. The decor is a tragic mash of styles and taste. It did provide a conversation piece however the whole place from entrance to menus...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Took my mother up for her birthday and were treated to a VIP experience which we thoroughly enjoyed. All courses were brought to us with wonderful timing between courses, service was what one would expect from a five star restaurant. Particularly enjoyed the scallop entree...More

Thank Pheather11
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

I dined here on a Sunday evening with my wife and diciding on doing so for the veiw and we had not been there for years! The reception was pleasant and we were shown to our table. We were then offered drinks!great. We both dicided...More

2  Thank snapperzz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 44
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353C Mountain Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-347 0036
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There is no other view like the one you'll experience from Aorangi Peak, the site is situated over 2,000 feet high, which is exactly 3 times higher than Sky City tower showcasing a splendid panorama of Rotorua, the spiritual home of New Zealand culture. Aorangi Peak High Land Retreat is just a 15-minute scenic drive from central Rotorua and boasts the highest viewpoint in the district. As a historical iconic location, we offer wide range of facilities for customers such as accommodation, restaurant, shops and deer park. This place will highlight your entire journey and the memories will last forever. We sincerely advise you to bring your camera along to take Rotorua home. This is where you can discover the real beauty of New Zealand has to offer in a setting beyond your imagination.
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