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Regent Room

1191 Pukaki Street | Regent of Rotorua, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 4079
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
New Zealand, International, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1191 Pukaki Street | Regent of Rotorua, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Recommended by a friend we visited today for Lunch..... Great tasting flavoursome food Good Boutique wine choice, quiet ambience and top service from the lovely Vivian made our visit all worth while... All reasonably priced for the Lunch Special at $29.00 a head. We will...More

Thank ross2202
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Fantastic meal out to celebrate Wedding Anniversary without children! The restaurant is very bright and airy, tables well spaced out and had a nice atmosphere. The food was very good and the wine waiter recommended an excellent wine to accompany our meal. We chose from...More

Thank k2512b
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Came here for dinner for my fiance's birthday and had the 5 course degustation with matching wines. We were both totally blown away by the incredible food! Every course was mouth-watering and it is some of the best food we've ever had. We enjoyed all...More

1  Thank JRNZ11
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We Selected this restaurant based on ratings here. Service from staff was very nice, food was totally underwhelming. Flavours were substantially lacking. You could see effort in presentation. Portions were of good size and $ paid were okay. Over all food very bland, lacking flavour.

2  Thank Fussy_FoodieMT
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We dined at the restaurant (ie were not house guests) Having booked, we were expected, seated promptly and pleasantly by courteous staff. The menu offered a good selection of food, well presented and quite innovative too. Whilst the wine list is not extensive, the quality...More

Thank AliP31
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Dear AliP31, We are delighted that you enjoyed your overall dining experience. The team will be pleased that you found the service attentive and courteous and the food well presented and innovative. Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful comments and we...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

We've had a busy month, so a few days in Rotorua taking in the waters was called for. We found the Regent Room restful (yes it was a quiet evening) and that suited us well. The cuisine and service were most pleasant. The wine list...More

Thank Isolde E
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Dear Isolde E, We are pleased to hear that you were able to relax and enjoy a lovely peaceful meal with us and that the cuisine and service was pleasant. Thank you for taking the time to share your review and we look forward t...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely marvellous service and food delivered today for my birthday!! Everyone was satisfied with there meals. Service with a smile and all meals came out together (18 of us) and they even let us bring our own cake and cut it for us :) very...More

Thank niccalrm
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The Regent restaurant has amazing food with fantastic service. If you enjoy fine dining then this is an excellent place, perhaps the best in Rotorua. We had the degustation menu, which was truly a food experience; besides the 4 courses (from 5, you can omit...More

Thank RonLaw
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Dear RonLaw, We appreciate you taking the time to share your glowing review and are delighted that you enjoyed your overall dining experience. We are pleased that you found each course to be impeccably presented and that Alex and Gretchen's service was top notch. Thank...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We came here on the first night of our honeymoon hoping for a memorable meal, and The Regent didn't disappoint. We had the degustation menu, with wine matches, which was very reasonably priced. Each dish was a visual delight and both Alex and Gretchen explained...More

Thank marg0bebb
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Dear marg0bebb, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed a memorable dining experience with us on the first night of your honeymoon. Chef, Gretchen and Alex will all be pleased that they were able to...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have been to the Regent many times and the food has been outstanding. We went for friends birthday dinner (6 or us) and everyone's meals were either cold or mildly warm. one of us needed meal heated in microwave rather than wait for it...More

Thank Flight007
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Dear Flight007, We hold ourselves to high standards and apologised and were genuinely sincere when we not only removed the chicken dish from your bill but also gave the entire table a discount for uncharacteristically falling short of our usual high standards. It is unfortunate...More

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Response from Isolde E | Reviewed this property |
It's in a small room, so it's pretty basic. I just used the exercycle, that's all, so cannot comment on the state of the equipment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
New Zealand, International, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 23:00
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1191 Pukaki Street | Regent of Rotorua, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 4079
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Regent of Rotorua
Description
We invite you to experience a divine selection of taste treats, elegant cocktails and a sensational boutique wine list. The dining menu offers contemporary Pacific fusion food as well as small sharing plates and tapas. Classic French sofas, hip cocktail seating and an indoor/outdoor fireplace complete the Regent Room Restaurant & Wine Bar. During Summer, our outdoor courtyard area is the perfect place for dining or just relaxing poolside with a martini in hand or treat yourself to elegant private dining in our Regent Club Lounge.

Winner of the Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Winner of the Rotorua Hotel Restaurant of the Year in 2013 and 2015
2015.
Rotorua Hospitality Awards
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