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Urbano Bistro

$$ - $$$European, Soups,
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 3770
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (52 reviews)
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European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 862 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing meals every time and 10/10 staff. Staff would have to be the most well trained by far compared to other local places. The staff are of a high caliber and go the extra mile. Food is outstanding every time!

Thank nittymane
Reviewed 4 days ago

Often when returning to a restaurant and your expectations are high, it can sometimes lead to disappointment. Not the case at Urbano. The service was top notch and friendly, the food was amazing. Highly recommended.

Thank BMLNewZealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were nine in our group, and everyone enjoyed the food. A few of the starters were very small for the price; example $24 for 5 prawns. Whereas the soup starter was huge, and excellent. So, all of the food was excellent, but you should...More

Thank salupm1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the venison and the pork mains which we both agreed were delicious. Staff provided good service, were friendly and attentive without being obtrusive.

Thank Sue061208
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I went for dinner with a business friend and can only say the food was astonishingly good. We chose a group of entrees. An amazing pate, a mushroom salad and incredible sweetbreads .. just absolutely delicious food, great wine selection and fantastic service. I will...More

Thank Leisa D
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious I had the French toast gluten free and my hubby had the big breakfast, coffee was also yum, our food came out fast.

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

What a great place. Came for lunch and an extensive menu, almost too hard to choose. Meals were great. I had the Urbano Hobo and frankly couldn't finish it. Great tastes all the way through the meal. The bacon and eggs looked really good as...More

Thank sandmaitken
Reviewed 1 May 2018

we stayed at the sport of Kings ,in Peace street , lady recomended it .a short walk to restraunt , the food was plenty ful and tastie a short walk to resturant

Thank Angee m
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Great breakfast at this bistro. We had Big Boy (Big brekkie), Bacon eggs bene, bacon and eggs, and mushroom special. All were great, the big boy was value for money with bacon, eggs, toast, mushrooms, tomatoes, sausages, and hollandaise sauce, the bread with the meals...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

With $43 mains and wait staff that read the specials out of a school notebook Urbano feels a bit hit and miss. When you’re paying big city prices you expect big city service and basic service etiquette was missing although it was well meant. The...More

Thank Steve A
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Cynthia W
3 July 2017|
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Response from Levinite70 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they had something for everyone 😊
24 September 2016|
Response from JulieS1559 | Property representative |
We serve vegetarian options but not vegan sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 3770
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Located on the corner of Grey & Fenton Streets in Rotorua's "MOTEL MILE" for all day dining, allowing extensive use of the sheltered northerly aspect for alfresco dining in warmer months, through to the relaxed contemporary decor of the interior to suit all occasions. Smart casual cafe by day - serving breakfast, lunch and bar snacks. Fresh baked muffins, slices, cakes and biscuits. Ozone Coffee - dine in or takeaway. Bistro dining by night - serving modern, innovative, contemporary NZ cuisine. Suitable for casual and intimate dining, business meetings, family and corporate functions. Licensed bar. Menus available online. Reservations recommended. Free wi-fi. Free motel delivery. Voted "Outstanding Restaurant", Rotorua Hospitality Awards 2013 & finalists in 2014. NZ Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards 2013 and 2014. Semi-Finalist "Monteith's Wildfood Challenge" 2013.
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