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Urbano Bistro

) #12 of 177 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” (31 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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Reviewed 25 February 2016

The meals were just beautifully cooked. Staff were amazing and the restaurant had a very pleasant atmosphere. We would definately return on our way through Rotorua.

Thank Grasshopper4040
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We've found this place on the internet during our visit to Rotorua and we've had one of the best Steak Sandwiches we've ever had.

Thank Shohreh1963
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Nice meal poor service,we were not advised of the specials by wait staff. A group booking was overcharged,,Management claimed one meal was not paid for,when all diners in our group had paid individually before leaving the restaurant

1  Thank MargiFirth
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I have dined here before always great service. And today the staff were friendly, but we did have to attract their attention several times, once to take our order and then to check if there was something wrong with our order as we had been...More

1  Thank CharlieandStanley
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Awesome stuff guys, great coffee, good value. I usually come in for great coffee and the yummy desserts they have on their menu. 10/10.

1  Thank YlimeJ95
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Decided to eat here because it was close to our apartment on Sala Street. Can't express how great this place is. The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. Service is great. Our waiter was Anmol and he was excellent! The food was amazing! I had the...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Handy to my accommodation on Fenton St it looked smart and the ratings were good. Not disappointed. Had the best Caesar salad in living memory. Took the optional prawns (6). Perfectly poached egg and anchovies politely on the side in a ceramic spoon in case...More

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Food really excellent and staff accommodating and pleasant. Good value for the quality. Very pleasant setting with tables inside or out

Thank David B
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped for drinks, meals looked very good too. Wished we had eaten here. Proprietors very friendly and welcoming, but slow to serve as they were so busy

Thank MaryBarryJackson
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Last minute change for diner and Rotorua appears to be a lottery, Urbano was a pleasant surprise on all levels, service, quality and informed on delays ..well done!

Thank fish0077
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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
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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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