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Pig & Whistle Historic Pub


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Centrally located in a striking 1940's building, the Pig and Whistle Historic Pub was established in 1993 and is a local landmark and one of the most popular bars in Rotorua.  Enjoy the warm historic atmosphere, with a great menu, wide range of drinks and friendly staff.
The full menu is available from 11.30am until 10.00pm every day and includes favourites such as Beef, Bacon and Mushroom Burger, Fish and Chips, Seafood Chowder, Slow cooked Pork Spare Ribs, New Zealand Lamb Salad and the Famous Pigtail Fries.  No one leaves hungry!
High definition screens showing all live games.
The Pig and Whistle also has a covered outdoor garden bar area, great for those summer months, and with a warm open fire it is great in winter too.
For visitors that need to stay connected, free wifi is provided.
With a wide range of New Zealand craft Beer and Cider on tap, New Zealand wines, great pub food, live entertainment every weekend, the friendly staff will make your visit one you’ll want to repeat.


The upstairs private function space can cater for 21st Celebrations, Birthday Parties, Wedding receptions, Engagement Parties, Family Parties, Corporate Parties, and more.  The room has its own private bar and can hold up to 80 people standing with casual seating, or up to 40 people for a sit-down meal.  A buffet menu or platters can be served.

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Cnr Haupapa and Tutanekai Streets, Rotorua Central

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  • Moderately Priced

Best For Whom

  • Families With Teenagers
  • Couples
  • Groups

Best For What

  • Live Music
  • Beer
  • Lively Atmosphere


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