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

Although primarily an adventure, maori cultural and geothermal activity destination, Rotorua still has a few restaurants that lend themselves to creating a romantic evening.  We've picked out the best of the bunch for that speical evening in Rotorua.

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...

Aorangi Peak Restaurant

Sumptuous fine dining in Rotorua, Aorangi Peak offers private rooms as well as the restaurant ambience.  The restaurant offers stunning panoramic views from the floor-to-ceiling windows. The menu is specialist and quite meat-centric (local, of course), so it's not the best place for veggies, but carnivores will be salivating.   The breathtaking views also provide an ideal sett...

Duke's Bar and Restaurant

Established over 100 years ago, Duke’s Bar and Restaurant has been entertaining Rotorua locals and visitors alike for a long time.  The impeccable décor and cool vibe set the scene for a relaxed experience.  The food is an inspired mix of modern and traditional and features a long list of all-time classic favourites.  All the dishes are cooked to order and made in-house by the...

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 ...

Mokoia Restaurant

The award-winning Mokoia Restaurant operates from Rotorua's Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort, offering diners relaxed fine dining atmosphere in a sumptuous setting. The restaurant enjoys beautiful views over Lake Rotorua with a menu that concentrates on Pacific Rim Cuisine, working with indigenous spices and herbs to deliver dishes that reflect modern New Zealand culture. Mokoia Restaurant has wo...

Regent Room Restaurant and Cocktail Bar

The chic and stylish award-winning Regent Room serves contemporary New Zealand cuisine including plates & tapas for sharing, along with a selection of desserts & cheeses. Overlooking the cascading water flowing into the hotel swimming pool, the courtyard is a perfect spot to dine during the warmer summer months, or simply to relax and enjoy a cocktail beside the pool.  In winter re...

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 ...

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