Rotorua bars know there's nothing more satisfying than perching inside with a cold beer after a day of mountain biking, hot pool soaking, or shopping, so lucky then that there's plenty of options.

Bars in Rotorua make the most of local talent, so expect to find craft beers made in the region, wines made on-site at vineyards here, and cocktails mixed up with some beautiful local ingredients.

Ani’s Gin Bar & Tapas

A beautiful plate of food on a white table at Ani's in Rotorua.
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One hundred per cent Māori owned and featuring exclusively New Zealand-based produce and drinks, dining at Ani’s Gin Bar & Tapas feels like you’re being...

Atticus Finch

A meat dish and a bread dish and a glass of beer sit on a table at Atticus Finch.
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With a menu designed to share, it pays to come here with a friendly group who won’t mind you digging your fork into a dish on their side of the table.


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Loaded fries, pizzas, burgers, fish and chips and rump steak, the best advice we can give you is to come to BREW bar hungry.