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Princes Gate Hotel - Club Restaurant & Memories Restaurant

) #65 of 179 Restaurants in Rotorua $$ - $$$ European, , Gluten Free Options
1057 Arawa St | Princes Gate Hotel, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 1179
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
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European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1057 Arawa St | Princes Gate Hotel, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We enjoyed a very pleasant meal in quiet and relaxing surrounds. The service was friendly without being intrusive. The menu had a good range of choices for each of the courses. We had the camembert wedges for entre, Akaroa salmon and lamb rump as mains,...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We were booked here as part of a tour package organised by "Living with the Lions" to watch the British & Irish Lions rugby tour, and spent three nights here. It has an interesting facade that gives an early indication of the charm. It is...More

Thank 695stuart
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The food is exceptional and very reasonably priced. There are options to choose from a 2 or 3 course menu at a special price. We opted for 3 courses with port instead of desert. A lovely meal. The staff were also wonderful.

Thank felicia_f29
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We spent an afternoon in here hiding from the rain. The fire was roaring and it was a relaxing idyll spent with pots of tea and a good book. Wonderful architecture. Excellent customer service.

Thank Memopipwrites
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

A pleasant meal served in a colonial era dining room. Service was efficient, if occasionally unsmiling. We both had very nice fish main courses, mine a Parmesan-crumbed, pan-fried Tarakihi served on capellini pasta with green veg, and my wife's a crispy-grilled salmon served with new...More

Thank DM55
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Basil Faulty managed this place everything would make sense.... We are a family of 4 who stayed for 2 nights.....couldn't wait to leave. The walls seem to be made of rice paper, because you can hear the people in the adjacent rooms think. The beds...More

Thank minotaurmanagement01
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We went to the Princes Gate Hotel restaurant for a good meal in a stylish restaurant. Pre dinner drinks were taken in the bar and then went for dinner. Dinner was generally fine but had a few issues that prevented me from giving 5 stars:...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The best part of our stay at the hotel. We really enjoyed the service and delicious food at dinner and a breakfast with both buffet and a la carte options. Biggest plus was the staff who were just superb. Chatty, friendly but not intrusive. A...More

Thank dc8-63
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Brown cloudy apple juice, overcooked and some things under cooked. Inappropriate waitress who made fun at my husband for not liking mushrooms and was rude to a couple who accidentally came in the wrong door. Eat elsewhere, much nicer and cheaper.

1  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The meal was "nice" but "pricey" for what we got. Staff excellent and the dining area a "little" aged, but ....there is outside dining as well, and for elderly people the toilets are nice and handy..The evening "shows" were excellent but with new owners I...More

Thank Alicat44
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1057 Arawa St | Princes Gate Hotel, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Princes Gate High Tea)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 1179
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Whether it’s the traditional formality of Memories or the modern elegance of The Club, The Princes Gate has restaurants to tempt all palates. Dine a la carte in Memories, with its fine food, chandeliers and crisply starched white tablecloths, or instead opt for the spacious, fresh modernity of The Club.
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