Just like our café culture, our restaurant scene offers a never-ending choice of dining experiences and cuisines.
Options include everything from multi award-winning fish and chips to fine dining, and from locally brewed craft beer and wine, to steambox (meals cooked using natural sources of geothermal steam) or hāngī (a traditional Māori underground cooking method). Rotorua really will surprise you.
The bustling hub of Eat Streat boasts a dozen or so restaurants and bars in a thermally heated, covered avenue as long as a city block.
Here and throughout the city, food from every corner of the world is at your beck and call – a global smorgasbord of gastronomical delights.
Capers Café + Store
Capers Café + Store is a contemporary café that offers products that are both good for your body and soul and for the planet.
Atticus Finch is a restaurant and bar offering contemporary New Zealand cuisine. Opening for a café-style lunch and shared plates for evening dining.
CBK Craft Bar & Kitchen
New Zealanders have always been great hosts, and it’s a tradition Craft Bar & Kitchen (CBK) is determined to keep alive.
Chimney Indian Restaurant
Welcome to Chimney Indian Restaurant, one of Rotorua's most popular spots for delicious tandoori, Indo-Chinese dishes, and the curries of North and South India.
Hennessy's Irish Bar
Visit Hennessy’s Irish Bar right in the heart of Rotorua, an authentic Irish bar famous for serving Rotorua’s favourite pub food and New Zealand’s best Guinness.
Herbs & Spices Thai Restaurant
Herbs & Spices Thai Restaurant is the place to be. The menu includes all your Thai favourites like roasted duck curry, thick red curry, and pad Thai noodles. But that's not all. Check out the online menu for the works.
Lone Star Rotorua
We strive to run the best restaurant operation in New Zealand. From the moment you enter Lone Star and are welcomed by our friendly staff, we want you to enjoy a fantastic fun filled night with us. We will always do our very best to ensure you receive fast, efficient and friendly service, outstanding food sourced from the best and freshest ingredients, offering value for your hard earned money.
Welcome to Mac’s Steakhouse, proudly serving fresh New Zealand beef and lamb.
Oppies Fish & Chips
For more than 20 years, award-winning Oppie's Fish and Chips has been a favourite with locals and visitors alike.
Pig & Whistle Historic Pub
Visit the Pig & Whistle Historic Pub and enjoy the warm historic atmosphere of one of the most popular bars in Rotorua.
Rotorua Social Club
Open 7 days a week from 8am serving up fine quality food and beverages for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with great service in a relaxed, sociable atmosphere.
Serving authentic home-style food from throughout Latin America in a welcoming, casual setting.