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Craft Bar & Kitchen

1115 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-347 2700
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“craft burger” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1115 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were seated 20 minutes later came and took our order 25 minutes later asked where our drinks at least were Sorry order has been lost. Is our food on the way....no record of that either don’t bother

Thank johanneerceg
Reviewed 2 days ago

six of us dropped in on a Monday evening for a meal. The place was full and we were told there was a 45 minute delay on mains. However, we were also advised that starters came out fairly quickly. We stayed, ordered beers, wine, starters...More

Thank ThrashCardiom
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Steaks are cooked as you like them. Portions are ample and good value. Wine selection was lacking somewhat but that didn’t take away from the great meal. It’s a busy restaurant so expect up to 30 minute wait on food. It’s worth the wait.

Thank David-A-Frazer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an informal pub setting with seating outside under a heated tent enclosure. The brew selection was excellent and local and the food original and tasty. They serve cuts of meat on a supper hot slab of lava rock. We sliced our beef medallions...More

Thank djays66
Reviewed 1 week ago

good place to hang out, excellent music on the Tuesday night we went. Try the sample beer selection and a pizza and you cant go wrong.

Thank goughdh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good and there was a good range of selection in the menu. We had lamb on the stone grill and the waitress was patient enough to show us how to go about it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great food and good size servings. we had mussels which were great and my husband had the 3 different meats on the stone grill and he said it was the best meat he had had for along time. We finished it off with a large...More

Thank kelco65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great steak, cooked at my table the way I like it. Wife had the Seafood Chowder, full of seafood,was great.

Thank Neil H
Lisa_CBK, Public Relations Manager at Craft Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the meals!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My favourite eating establishment in Rotorua. Good service and a wide range of beers. Hot rock meals available and the option I go for most of the time as it comes out quick which suits as I am generally dining on my own. Don't be...More

Thank lazzak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole family enjoyed the meal, especially my youngest daughter who liked cooking her own food on the stonegrill.

Thank Joy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1115 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-347 2700
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Our place is all about home. Home to 60 beers, we handpick the best of New Zealand craft beers. We specialise in the Stonegrill™ experience and Smoking the finest cuts of meat. We let you relax in the comfort of our Kiwi backyard, bringing the best of New Zealand to your doorstep.
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