Handpicked by a Rotorua Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Rotorua Restaurants With A View'.

Situated in central North Island of New Zealand, Rotorua is famous for its extraordinary volcanic activity.  However, nestled by Lake Rotorua, the city enjoys mountain vistas, colourful mineral pools and of course lake views.  We've picked out a few of the restaurants with the best views 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...


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...

The Landing Cafe Lake Tarawera

The Landing Café enjoys a postcard setting overlooking Lake Tarawera and is one of the few genuine lakeside dining options in Rotorua. The secluded café offers relaxed lunch and dinner dining right in front of Lake Tarawera, surrounded by the natural beauty of the area. With seating up the 60, there's plenty of room to unwind and enjoy the views of the lake and Mt Tarawera. The all-day men...

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