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Urbano Bistro

) #12 of 179 Restaurants in Rotorua ££ - £££ European, Soups,
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 3770
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“venison” (48 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 765 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely menu and great food. Enjoyed my 'Urbano Big Boy'. My wife had a lovely French toast. Coffee was great! Check it out!

Thank EddyBray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a wet Monday night. Reasonably busy. Great helpful staff, the restaurant is very spacious, excellent menu. The rib eye was perfectly cooked, and their pate, which we shared, was fantastic. Would definitely eat here again if in the area.

Thank BMLNewZealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here with the family. The food was very good but a tad on the expensive side. Would recommend the eye fillet and chicken breast mains. Would return for sure.

Thank JimmyJam100
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Excellent atmosphere and great vib going on here and even though very busy the service was professional and superb. The food... Delightful and delicious. I cannot wait to go back. I think this will be my first choice of restaurant to go to in Rotorua

1  Thank Karyl C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Excellent meal, the staff were helpful with gluten-free and diary free options. Yummy breakfast, good coffee. The front door was left open a few times, which made us feel the cold on a winter morning.

Thank Edit H
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We went here on a Saturday night, we were advised on booking that they had some larger tables that night so if it was a special occasion or romantic dinner it might be a bit noisy. We were ok with that, just a dinner out....More

Thank Sparjay
Reviewed 7 July 2017

First ones through the door at 9am and staff very welcoming. Breakfast options limited but what we had was beautifully excuted, lovely colours on the plate and yum!!! Mushrooms with balsamic, walnuts & truffle oil and eggs bene with bacon.. sound stock standard but tasted...More

Thank Catriona M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We were a group of 15 or so - very good food and service. Nice bar as well with a decent atmosphere and staff, pleasant to drink pre meal.

Thank chitake
Reviewed 29 June 2017

What a fantastic find this place was. We had driven passed it many times so we decided to stop and give it a try, and it was the best decision we made on our whole holiday. The service was excellent, The coffee was excellent, and...More

Thank john j
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Urbano never disappoints. Been here a number of times now and the food is always delightful. Went for lunch today yummy ceaser salad with prawns. Best ceaser I've ever had! Highly recommended this restaurant. Whenever I'm dinning out in rotorua this would be my 'go...More

Thank Suzy J
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Questions & Answers
Cynthia W
2 July 2017|
Response from Levinite70 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they had something for everyone 😊
24 September 2016|
Response from JulieS1559 | Property representative |
We serve vegetarian options but not vegan sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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
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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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