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Boasters Coffee Roasters

The busy cafe interior of Roasters in Rotorua.
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A coffee roastery, cafe and retail store all wrapped up into one, Boasters is a family-owned business getting Rotorua on a good buzz.

The Fainting Goat

Customers dining in the sunny front courtyard of The Fainting Goat bar.
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The Fainting Goat is a fun, funky and family-friendly gastropub located in the heart of Rotorua’s CBD, complete with pinball machine.

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...

Yamato

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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.

Abracadabra

Bench seating outside the cafe and restaurant.
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As the name suggests, this restaurant and café has somewhat of a magic touch to it.

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.

Brew

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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.

Sabroso

Entrance to Sabroso restaurant.
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Full of classic Latino warmth and hospitality, you can expect to feel like more of an old friend here than a customer.

Social Club

People dining inside Social Club.
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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.

The Vnam Kitchen

The interior of the Vnam restaurant.
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Vietnamese food lovers, Rotorua has the place for you.