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1270 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-347 1234
17:30 - 22:30
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101 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The restaurant was not busy when we ate there, the staff were very attentive but there was a very long wait for the food. When it did arrive, the dishes were well presented & we enjoyed both the main courses & puds; to start with we just had some herb bread to share - that was a long time in... More 

Thank Sedateskier
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had Christmas dinner here. The staff were amazing but the food was very average and considering what we paid for it was definitely not worth the money.

Thank BecsGNZ
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had fish and it was beautifully presented. Unfortunately it was bland. The lobster bisque was flavourless and given that there was no lobster in the menu we were hoping there would be some in the bisque. Would not go back. Harpreet was lovely and welcoming.

Thank Travellers457
Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a most enjoyable dinner, great service. Felt relaxed, not hurried. Staff were very friendly especially Harpreet. Would definitely go again. Great selections from the menu.

Thank matopos2016
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Nice food, small menu. Fast service, friendly and helpful staff. Average Rotorua prices for food and drinks.

Thank sjg65
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

From the moment we walked in we were welcomed and treated like old friends by Harpreet our waitress. The food was amazing and came out in a timely manner. There was nothing we could could fault in any of the dishes thats why we went back a second time. Again everything was delicious and well presented. Harpreet was a font... More 

Thank Hannah L
Gore, New Zealand
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Typical hotel menu options. Meal was good, particularly dessert. Service by our waitress, Megan was outstanding. The decor is quite dated.

Thank KAA44
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

i have dined here on numerous occasions in the past and during my stay at the hotel this month i dined again, this time with my wife. a wonderful greeting, excellent food, excellent service - what more can be said? truly a very enjoyable experience!

Thank Mandytree
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Busy sighseeing day with a 5 year old resulting in this being a backup plan.... it shouldve been our first choice! Great menu selection and yummy soft shell crab made this a great evening. Only minor was that they were extremely busy and couldve done with more wait staff.... but food was great!

Thank 40thinvietnam
Eugene, Oregon
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203 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The service was excellent on a Tuesday. A large portion of Salmon was delicious. Very good side salad with variety. Nice fireplace added to the ambiance and warmth. This is a cozy place.

Thank RFA2249

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1270 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-347 1234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?