Handpicked by a Rotorua Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Restaurants in Rotorua'.

Our team of experts have picked out their favourite restaurants which include stunning views, great food and great service in Rotorua.  

Social Club

The Social Club in Rotorua is a cafe, restaurant, tapas bar and events venue all wrapped up in one.  Grab your morning coffee, pop in for lunch, enjoy dinner or party with your friends. The Social Club is known for taking a twist on things.  Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from their vibrant venue, accompanied regularly with a diverse range of live acts and music.  T...


Terrace Kitchen

Inspired by the Pink and White Terraces and the people who used to entertain visitors to them, Terrace Kitchen is a relaxed venue with a light filled space.  Capable of hosting from 30 up to 100 cocktail style, guests can expect a light-filled room, natural timbers, white marble, green leafy plants and a monochromatic colour palette spiked with subtle hues of pink. Enquire to host your ...

Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar Rotorua

Only accessible by Skyline Gondola set high on the side of Mount Ngongotaha, Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar Rotorua offers the perfect combination of a lively atmosphere and classic ambience set against sensational views - with wine and food to match.   For award winning dining, look no further than Stratosfare. Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar Rotorua offers a tasty...

Atticus Finch

Atticus Finch offers flavoursome and innovative food using fresh and seasonal ingredients that whenever possible are sourced locally. The dinner menu has been designed to share, with a choice of plate sizes that allow a series of tastings including Edamame Beans with Sichuan Salt,  Pumpkin Chickpea Fritters with Carrot, Coriander, Coconut Salad and Tzatziki, Chorizo, Mozzarella Croquettes ...

Leonardo's Pure Italian

Leonardo's is a compact, family run restaurant situated on 'Eat Street'. Using the freshest ingredients, the menu offers a select choice of dishes which change on a regular basis. The menu offers traditional Italian fare where locally sourced ingredients and fresh food are the focus. Guests are even presented with a written card explaining where the restaurant sources their meats, cheese, fish ...

Abracadabra Cafe and Bar

Abracadaba is set in a vintage 1940s house that offers two charismatic private rooms for meetings, parties or intimate experiences.  With a rustic bohemian feel, it's a cafe by day with a tropical Garden Bar to spend sunny afternoons relaxing in and operates as a restaurant and bar in the evenings. The lunch and dinner menu is influenced by moroccan and mexican dishes along with steak...

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