From Filled Cronuts to Fresh Fare, Here's Your Guide to Rotorua's Foodie Scene
Bowls of hot sticky rice, thick udon noodles and hot miso broth sound like your kind of thing? Then you best get yourself down to Yamoto.
Vetro Mediterranean Foods + Revolver Espresso
Anything from olives to oils to canned goods and specialty wines, Vetro is a grocer with a point of difference.
The Vnam Kitchen
Vietnamese food lovers, Rotorua has the place for you.
Social in name and character, this eatery is a bright and vibrant place to park up with a group of friends any time of the day.
An easy-going eatery that is deservedly proud of its authentic approach to good food, good coffee and good service.
Ever-changing fluorescent lighting and activity from hungry wanderers make this bustling inner-city food alley a go-to spot for locals and tourists alike.
Pig & Whistle
Pull up a pew, grab a cold beer, and enjoy the atmosphere of a place that just gets hospitality through and through.
Ciabatta Café and Bakery
Come early enough and you’ll be privy to the glorious sight of fresh pastries being wheeled out of the kitchen and into the display cabinet.
Get your hungry self to this brilliant eatery, leagues above when it comes to the Rotorua dining scene (both metaphorically and literally).
With a menu designed to share, it pays to come here with a kind-hearted group, who won’t mind you digging your fork into a dish on their side of the table.
Loaded fries, pizzas, burgers, fish and chips and rump steak, the best advice we can give you is to come to Brew bar hungry.
As the name suggests, this restaurant and café has somewhat of a magic touch to it.
Arts Village Café
Sharing a space with the Arts Village means even though this spot serves great coffee and food, it is also a show-off point for local artists whose pieces line the walls.
Okere Falls Store
Okere Falls Store team are big on walking the talk when it comes to giving our environment a helping hand.
Only open for private events, this place has food at the heart of its ethos, and thanks to the talents of some super-experienced chefs you can expect some exceptional...
Capers Café + Store
Capers is a fail-safe place to settle in for a brunch, lunch, dinner or simply a coffee and newspaper session.
Volcanic Hills Winery
Rotorua’s very own winery!
Zippy Central Café
Fast-paced and a stone’s throw from the town centre, this local favourite café certainly lives up to its name.
Full of classic Latino warmth and hospitality, you can expect to feel like more of an old friend here than a customer.