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BREW / Craft Beer Pub

) #21 of 179 Restaurants in Rotorua $$ - $$$ , ,
1103 Tutanekai Street | Rotorua, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-346 0976
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (71 reviews)
“mushy peas” (7 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1103 Tutanekai Street | Rotorua, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Am back in Rotorua for a fortnight and wanted to catch up somewhere with a friend. He suggested here because of the low rider beer. I had some chips and the beer and they were both tasty. Will head back here again before I leave...More

Thank StaticAlert
BREWPubRotorua, Owner at BREW / Craft Beer Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers, and thanks for taking the time to post a review. Hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Rotorua.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's a reason it won best bar in Rotorua , it is! Mel and her team rock!! They deliver friendly knowledgeable service and are always up for a laugh! Food is some of the best pub food I've had in NZ. Great company run by...More

Thank f0odie300
BREWPubRotorua, Owner at BREW / Craft Beer Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thanks so much for those lovely words. Mel and her team are a huge part of why Brew works. Thanks for your support too. Cheers, Nige

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good beer (recommend the steam xpa) pizza was really nice and the chips were like my grandmothers roast potatoes.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were after something casual but good and I'm glad we chose here. We both had burgers, his the Brew burger and mine the chicken. They were huge and the chunky chips were fantastic. I took the waiter's recommendation for dessert (the nutty porter) and...More

Thank TravellingS0mewhere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue. We enjoyed some very nice Croucher beer and a delicious mixed platter. Great staff who knew the beer. It was 'open mic' night and we were treated to some fantastic music from local musicians. Great place to go for a brew.

Thank EddyBray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza was delicious, the Syrah was yummy, and the service was kind and attentive. This is a perfect neighborhood restaurant!

Thank bakery
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a few beers here so I can't vouch for the food, but it looked ok. There is a good choice of craft beers on offer, and the ones I tasted were quality ales. The ambience is good with lots of smiles and helpfull...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place to meet friends for a brunch. The staff were very friendly and took our order quickly, The place was very busy but didnt take long for our meel to come. loved the idea you can sit inside or outside with...More

Thank _sdmorris22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went out early for something to eat and were advised to head towards eat street where there is a large choice of pubs and restaurants. We got a table at the back, near the kitchen and had a very pleasant evening. The food was...More

Thank Pieter B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner and got the Beef, Pear & Blue Cheese Pizza and it wad delicious! The beer was also an amazing standard.

Thank Renae007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 Tutanekai Street | Rotorua, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-346 0976
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BREW | Craft Beer Pub in Rotorua, New Zealand, is run by Croucher Brewing - Rotorua's award-winning craft brewery. We have a great selection of NZ craft beers on-tap and in bottles, we exclusively stock New Zealand wines, and have delicious reasonably priced pub-style food. We are located in the middle of the Eat Street restaurant precinct. BREW was named Rotorua's OUTSTANDING BAR at the Rotorua Hospitality Awards 2013 and 2014.
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