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Urbano Bistro

$$ - $$$European, Soups,
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 3770
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“venison” (51 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (19 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I just wanted a light meal so we ordered three appetizers to share. The food was so delicious, and the staff very friendly and accomodating. It is located in the same street as a lot of the little motels so it is...More

Thank Lcasey45
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perfect location for us opposite the Rydges hotel. Friendly and efficient staff. My venison was perfect with some added touches like chocolate "rocks" and gin and tonic jelly. My wife had the lamb which was delicious, including mint served like caviar. The prices are up...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived this restaurant without any reservation and is on the Valentine Day. The manager who greeted us in the front told us the food is going to be 45 minute or so. We agreed and we waited about 45 minutes for our food. We...More

Thank Wan Teng T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ended up here on a busy Friday night as we were staying nearby. Had to wait for a table as we had no reservation but after 20 mins one was available. I had lamb and my wife had fish - both meals were excellent. Very...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vibrant, and wonderful lunch menu selection. Attentive staff, friendly and very good service. The lunch menu was diverse and the drinks menu - exceptional! We were spoiled for choice. Fresh, seasonal and incredible flavours - Jane Olphert

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This fantastic restaurant is located near the many hotels close to Te Puia. Obviously popular with the locals, but also very friendly to visitors. The food is elegant and creative and the service is excellent. Try the lamb tenderloin - some of the other portions...More

Thank FoCoNoCo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to this restaurant by our hotel as it was nearby and served good food. We were not disappointed. The staff were very attentive and polite and the food was very tasty. They had some interesting dishes and flavour combinations on the menu....More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best resturant we have visited in Rotorua. We celebrated my wife's birthday, the meal was superb service excellent and when the cheese and biscuits came with a wonderful port the evening was complete. At the end l had to commend the owner and say...More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to come here due to it's convenient location on Fenton Street. This place was a nice surprise - very quiet and just a touch of elegance without the white table cloths. We both had the fish special of the day (sorry...forgot the name...More

Thank TravlLvr7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were up for the Lions game, Bar was pumping with Rugby supporters. We had no reservation but staff were excellent and they fitted us in for a quick meal before the game. We had a very Tasty meal of beef and chicken burgers. Service...More

Thank NeilHBay
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Questions & Answers
Cynthia W
3 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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