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Regent of Rotorua

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European, International, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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1191 Pukaki Street | 1191 Pukaki Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 4079
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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126 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

As guests of the hotel we thoroughly enjoyed their breakfast fare - served with flair and lovely fresh ingredients - especially the breakfast parfait with fruits, yoghurt, etc. And, for a nightcap, their small bar is very well stocked and Alan will chat about his Italian heritage as he mixes your favourite libation. Definitely drop in.

Thank GuavaJelly74
Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2015

My parents and I decided to go to the Regent for dessert, and it was the best decision we made. The layout of the restaurant was decandent and high class, the service was absolutely delightful and the dessert was....delicious!

Thank Grace W
Calgary, Canada
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

We had a perfect meal after a long day of hiking (20 Km). The service was attentive and the decor was soothing .

Thank holistix
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

This place has got to be one of the most beautifully set out restaurants in the country! The decor is amazing and the service is wonderful! My mother and I had an antipasto platter which has to be the best selection of food on one platter i have seen. The cheeses were divine as well as the cold meats and... More 

Thank Ashfap
Epsom, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We stayed as guests in the Regent. Upon arrival we decided to eat in the Regent that evening and then go out the following night to Bistro 1284. We didn't know at the time that the owners also own Bistro 1284 - so there was a degree of overlap between the two menus. The dining area is very pleasant, fine... More 

1 Thank Simon L
Key West, Florida
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

January 2015 two night visit. Stayed in the brand new section, only about 4 months old. Of course very clean since so new and trendy. Loved the under lighting under bathroom granite vanity. Only drawback is lack of windows and access to fresh air via windows or balcony. But convenient location, and hipness of the place made up for lack... More 

Thank PCBCool
Rotorua, New Zealand
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015

This was our favorite place to eat in Rototrua, but the last couple of visits have let it down. It is part of a motel and the reception was directly attached to the restaurant. This dose make it noisy, which the owners have addressed as much they can, well done. But the food on this visit was no where near... More 

Thank alison s
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

A stunning location for a friends birthday and I was blown away by the awesome service in the private room which was cosy for eleven of us. We had a waiter who was at our beck and call and was most professional. I loved that we could choose from the brunch menu (which is available until 3pm) or the lunch... More 

1 Thank lynne H
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Great restaurant in the heart of Rotorua. A more formal restaurant than others we had visited, with white tablecloths, elegant surroundings and polished staff. Both food and wine menus were good, with something for everyone. Our meals were superb, enhanced by impressive wines on offer. The service was efficient without being intrusive. I would highly recommend this restaurant. The prices... More 

2 Thank DunedinKiwi
Rotorua, New Zealand
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Everything was great and the staff were insurmountably helpful, the restaurant is OK, and all in all it is a great hotel!

Thank 17camps

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, International, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1191 Pukaki Street | 1191 Pukaki Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 4079
  • This restaurant is at Regent of Rotorua
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
Rotorua Hospitality Awards

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?