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Terrace Kitchen

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$$ - $$$, Fusion,
1029 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-460 1229
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Wine Bar, Fusion, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1029 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the all-day salad, dairy free. First came out with cheese so had to go back. Uninspiring dish, over-salted by chef. And 2.66% for credit card and no paywave -really? Nice atmosphere and friendly service though.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We asked our hotel manager which restaurant he recommended, and was given a folder with about 20 menus to choose from. So I fired up tripadvisor, and swiftly deduced the best place to go was Terrace Kitchen. Parking is free for all Rotorua street parking...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited a few times for sundowners. A large spacious garden. Nice food, good menu. Interesting cocktails. A separate upstairs bar which we didn't try. lovely when it is sunny and warm but a bit chilly when the wind gets up. Try the cocktails.

1  Thank Ian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live about 45 mins away in papamoa beach, tauranga and the drive to rotorua is so worth it when i get to sit down and have a drink at this place. its great for kids and has an outdoor play area with costumes and...More

1  Thank Hana H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great, and we really enjoyed the atmosphere. The portions are a good size, so you will leave satisfied after a delicious and filling meal. Also have a good range of wine and beer

1  Thank michaelwR1786CE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place for family with kids. During our three nights stay at Rotorua, we came back here three times. The food and service was expectional. Especially, chicken salad for lunch and all-day brekkie salad (on photo). Few wonderful options for beer. If you prefer dark...More

2  Thank fiesta_gu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled across the trip advisor recommendation and booked a table for one the same evening while travelling for work. The staff were welcoming, didn’t mind that I was a party of one and service was fast and good. I ordered the mango noodle salad...More

1  Thank Tanya R
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant lived up to its reputation of great food. The mini beef Mignon entree, with matching Craggy Range wine. Beautiful autumn pasta, a wonderful vegetarian option. Pork belly main course. All fabulously presented with great flavour combinations. But dessert was the master piece. One...More

2  Thank Kay B
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We are visiting the North Island of New Zealand from Sydney and were so pleased we came upon Terrace Kitchen as we were driving around Rotorua. We booked for dinner and were not disappointed. The food was really lovely and the service was also terrific....More

1  Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We waited for 2 hours for our food and then we see someone who just arrived getting their food in 30 minutes. We kept asking the waiter where's our food, and she kept saying "it'll be out in a minute." There was also one instance...More

Thank Sam C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1029 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-460 1229
  • E-mail
Terrace is a new hospitality establishment nestled on the shores of Lake Rotorua, offering a contemporary culinary adventure. Bikers and other coffee aficionados can conveniently ride right up to the exterior concrete coffee counter to receive their fix of Atomic expresso and choose from the selection of freshly baked cakes, pastries and sandwiches which can be served to-go. Also proudly serving Forage & Bloom specialty range of Tea.
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