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Our BackYard Pub

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1287 Eruera Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 4937
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Tue 16:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent meals, well over mid sized!! Steak cooked beautifully, great service and friendly atmosphere. Highly recommended

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Thank traceyc405
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

What can I say, the Beef and Guinness pie was simply amazing. The Guinness was poured perfectly and the publican was a welcome dose of intelligence after the day I had encountered. Thanks heaps team for what can only be described as a damn fine place to spend an evening. I rarely give 5 stars but there was nothing I... More 

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Thank hbbloke
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My son booked "Our backyard Pub" for his 40th birthday. Everyone enjoyed themselves and the service from Richie and Anne Marie was really great. All set up ready with the fire blazing, made for a very welcoming atmosphere. Help with decorations was really appreciated. A huge thank you from all of our family!!!

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Thank uliveto
Richard H, Owner at Our BackYard Pub, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review uliveto. Was an absolutely fantastic night for Greg's party. We really aim to make our functions nights to remember and I think that this was definitely the case for that night. Really look forward to seeing you in Our Backyard Pub again soon. Regards, Richard More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food, atmosphere + Guinness! Affordable, warm, friendly and quick :) We shared a garlic bread, which was delish! And for a main we had the lamb shanks and the pork belly! couldn't fault it! The lamb was melt in your mouth and the pork was crispy yet tender! would eat here again and again! The only downside was... More 

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Thank Jayden W
Rihazeld, Owner at Our BackYard Pub, responded to this review

Hi Jayden W, Thank you very much for your review. The Lamb Shanks are one of the most popular items on our menu and the Pork belly is stunning. Really sorry that the 300g Scotch Fillet was unavailable but has been extremely popular lately. We would love to see you guys back in the next time you are in Rotorua.... More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Good pub meals, tasty good sized meals. Pleasant atmosphere, friendly staff. Good variety of food and drinks.

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Thank Annie1861
Rihazeld, Manager at Our BackYard Pub, responded to this review

Hi Annie1861. Thank you very much for your kind words. We do aim to provide a pleasant dining experience and have a good variety of food and drinks. Looking forward to seeing you next time. Regards, Richard More 

Te Awamutu
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Handy if you are staying at The Backyard Inn as it is a way to other eateries. The only problem was the fact that my mate is a veggie and there was only a single salad in the menu.

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Thank Wendlewulf
Rihazeld, Owner at Our BackYard Pub, responded to this review

Hi Wendlewulf. Thankyou very much for the review on Our Backyard Pub. Unfortunately it looks like you may of been looking at reviewing The Backyard Inn not Our Backyard Pub. We look forward to having you at Our Backyard Pub next time you are in Rotorua. More 

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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Last night we joined family and friends to have dinner and watch the rugby. The fire was blazing away, giving a lovely warm atmosphere. The owners work extremely hard, serving drinks, cooking beautiful, decent sized meals, providing very friendly service. I can thoroughly recommend the Apricot Chicken. To find yummy beetroot in my salad was an added bonus! We'll be... More 

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Thank uliveto
Rihazeld, Owner at Our BackYard Pub, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your fantastic review. When we get reviews like this it definitely does make all the hard work we do worthwhile. Looking forward to seeing you on your next trip to the Pub. More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Steak = Best in Rotorua - Hands down. Delicious!!! Great service, good selection of drinks and lots of choice from the menu - Great for couples.

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Thank BungyNeiko
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This was a very enjoyable find. We went back again just to enjoy the food with relatives. Fresh and tasty and not a bad price.

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Thank Lesley M
Seven Corners, Virginia
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589 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Came in here based on previous favorable TripAdvisor reviews and was not disappointed. Even though the pub was literally empty I enjoyed being there. I ordered loaded wedges and nachos and both portions were huge, as you can see. So much so that I quiet literally was bursting at the seams. Prices were really affordable also, including beer. I highly... More 

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Thank Seth J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1287 Eruera Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 4937
Description
Our Backyard Pub is an Authentic Kiwi Style Pub. We have a Full Menu including Fish n Chips, Steak, Fettucine and a Fantastic range of Kiwi Burgers including the Ginormous Burger! We also have a Fantastic variety of Tap Beers, Bottled Beers, Spirits and Non-Alcoholic Drinks. Come in and check us out while you are vising the Spectacular Rotorua!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?