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Urbano Bistro

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289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 3770
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Rotorua
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always good. They can generally fit me in for a quick dinner. Food is always delicious. They put much appreciated effort into restaurant dressing, wait staff uniforms, food preparation and generally everything liking really gorgeous. Did I say the food trays amazing too? Just had a tasty warm prawn "cocktail" with a tangy slaw. Prawns were delicious. Onto moussaka next.

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Thank Cara L
Sydney, Australia
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151 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there the night before Mothers Day so it was very busy. Even so the food was very well prepared, the service excellent & we had a very pleasant evening.

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This super restaurant was able to fit us in at short notice. Within walking distance of the many Fenton Street hotels and this place is a gem, superbly good food and great atmosphere and service.

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Thank hawaiian_owl
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here solely because we could walk from our hotel on Fenton Street. What an amazement. Fabulous food. Prawn cocktail to start- flavours were outstanding and we realised we were in for a treat. I ordered the eye fillet, rare and this was cooked to perfection. Truffle mash was great, not too strong. Partner had the venison and this... More 

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Thank JessicaHiskens
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious cakes and slices, tasty coffee... but at 2.30pm on a Sunday afternoon it was more than a little distracting and offputting to try and relax and enjoy our treats with staff turning other patrons away and packing up and stacking furniture near us. I guess this is a place to go [early] for a meal - and certainly other... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice range of food and good selection for both larger and smaller meals. Had a great steak. Service very good.

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Thank goughdh
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had ours delivered free to our hotel room and everything was perfect. My partner and I couldn't be sadder when our meal was over. Incredible meat, the tastiest mac n cheese I've ever had, incredible drinks and great service. Could not recommend enough.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice surroundings, modern clean and bright. Attentive staff and excellent menu. We enjoyed our choices.

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Thank Janet K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The staff were friendly & helpful. The menu was a bit complicated in its description. I had the prawn entree, the avocado & the salad had the look, texture & taste of being prepared a lot earlier. The steak main was better but not as good as it could have been.

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Thank Brett H
Rotorua
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Good options for lunch. service was good and food well presented. The interior of the restaurant was chick. will definitely go back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Cuisine
European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 3770
Description
Located on the corner of Grey & Fenton Streets in Rotorua's "MOTEL MILE" for all day dining, allowing extensive use of the sheltered northerly aspect for alfresco dining in warmer months, through to the relaxed contemporary decor of the interior to suit all occasions. Smart casual cafe by day - serving breakfast, lunch and bar snacks. Fresh baked muffins, slices, cakes and biscuits. Ozone Coffee - dine in or takeaway. Bistro dining by night - serving modern, innovative, contemporary NZ cuisine. Suitable for casual and intimate dining, business meetings, family and corporate functions. Licensed bar. Menus available online. Reservations recommended. Free wi-fi. Free motel delivery. Voted "Outstanding Restaurant", Rotorua Hospitality Awards 2013 & finalists in 2014. NZ Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards 2013 and 2014. Semi-Finalist "Monteith's Wildfood Challenge" 2013.

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