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Jimmy Cooks Kiwi Kitchen

$$ - $$$, International
Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-348 0199
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible13%
22 Sep 2018
“Old Fashioned Kiwi Buffet”
14 Apr 2018
“Great food and friendly staff”
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New Zealand, International
$$ - $$$
Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Situated at the Copthorne in Fenton Street this is the classic kiwi buffet that takes you back to 80s. The food was good and plentiful and they have a wide range to suit all requirements. Cooked ham to a lamb curry, salads and staples including...More

Thank ShaneH661
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My parents and I went to Jimmy Cooks twice for dinner. Both times we ordered from the special menu. The meals were very reasonably priced and absolutely delicious. The staff were amazing and I would like to make special mention of Udayan and Sunil. They...More

Thank Jovabo
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were staying at a nearby motel and decided to treat our selves to breakfast out. Not the hugest selection iv seen but still really nice, plenty of hot cooked food, cereals and fruits + nice juices. Would like to try dinner out here.

Thank Tessnjosh
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Tourists to the country, we were given tips about the area and places of interest by Sumil our waiter. Excellent service and even better food 10/10

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We were in Rotorua for one night and stayed in the nearby Regal Palms hotel. After not being able to find any restaurants in the vicinity we came here for dinner and then breakfast. The buffet was satisfactory and the dessert was excellent. Service was...More

Thank nb7760
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The best ever crispy pork belly i had in my life... Ambiance was excellent....really wanna go there and experience the great food. Customer service of the stewards were excellent.

Thank arunajithnandana
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The buffet was not worth the money or the time to eat it. The food was bland, overlooked in some instances, and just badly cooked in the case of the 'roast potatoes'. Service was extremely slow. Would of been better off going to a fast...More

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We really enjoyed our meal. It was hot, it was tasteful and there was a good selection. Our puku's were full and it was not over priced! The staff were friendly and quick to clear the plates. Thank you all.

Thank kandlshepherd
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

First visit forced to eat from dinner buffet, what an absolute disappointment, poor presentation, cold food, unappetising food. Couple with poor service, what a poor show for a tourist destination. Being asked if I wanted a drink while at the buffet, and then failing to...More

Thank GrumpyCabbage
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Setting is nice, however the food was an absolute let down! The choices on buffet were very limited and what was offered was overcooked and bland. Nothing was labeled to know what it was you're eating. The service was haphazard, our dirty plates weren't collected...More

Thank Tauranga-Kiwis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
New Zealand, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 0199
Resstaurant is in the Kingsgate/Millenium Hotel
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