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Urbano Bistro

$$ - $$$European, Soups,
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 3770
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (36 reviews)
“venison” (53 reviews)
“caesar salad” (9 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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife had the most amazing venison she has ever had.... both the quantity and quality. Perfect blend of amazing flavors. Perfectly cooked. Outstanding service and chef(s).

Thank RDelmarter
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered a meal for delivery to a local motel. Meal was absolutely delicious, delivery on time and reasonably priced 😊

Thank JulieOK63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy scrummy seafood chowder. Lovely service, friendly service. I recommend this restaurant to others.

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Thank TheSmifs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chose based on other reviews and was not disappointed. Decor is fairly average but food isn’t. Recommended

Thank Guy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food at reasonable prices. Was in Rotorua for a short break with my mother - we are not big eaters and found the entrees large enough as a main. The pork belly was lovely and tender and cooked 'soft' which made a delightful change...More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great lunch -excellent service and extensive lunch menu-modern clean restaurant Really enjoyed my fish plate -very cleanm

Thank _bason_nz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner at Urbano on a very busy Saturday night. They have done some renovations and its very "open plan', but the downside is that its also noisy. The menu has plenty of choices, we had the fish of the day served with safron rice,...More

Thank Lee-Ann M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Although a bistro, Urbano caters for those of us who just need a coffee. And what a great selection of food to go with coffee they offer, generous portions and plenty of variety.

Thank John S
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely late lunch at Urbano Bistro where the food and service was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank deannapaterson
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This has been one of the best places we have visited in New Zealand for Brunch/Brekky! Amazing food especially the FRENCH toast and the muesli and the Eggs Béni! Highly recommend! Love the interiors too!

1  Thank 4lclover
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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$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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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