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Stratosfare Rotorua

178 Fairy Springs Rd | Skyline Rotorua, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
+64 7-347 0027
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (71 reviews)
“crawfish” (21 reviews)
“soups” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Indian, Seafood, International, Mediterranean, Sushi, European, Grill, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
178 Fairy Springs Rd | Skyline Rotorua, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this restaurant , although busy our waitress (Sandra) made us feel as though we were only guests there and looked after us incredibly well . The food was delicious with every type of cuisine available , we were disappointed we...More

Thank irelandliz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service was wonderful as usual. Place was very busy but service standards remain great. Food quality was good but somehow felt that the spread has reduced, especially the desserts. We remembered it used to have a lot more choices for desserts. Having said that, it...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by the food quality - very good for buffet standard and the seafood is quite fresh. Feel like the food variety can be enhanced but overall value for money.

Thank sukgigi
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing food, amazing staff amazing view. Really finished off our day after a fun day luging. Good range of food for everybody's pallet. We will be back.

Thank touringteam2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good evening Mr Prithviraj Shetty, We wanted to thank you again personally before we left your Restaurant tonight, but unfortunately you could not be located. No doubt you were very busy with your Team and ensuring that the constant flow of dinner guests were being...More

Thank meribrandish
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me and my friend visited there last feb 14 for a dinner. I was so amazed how the food was presented, very organized. I really love the dishes especially the seafoods. I also want to mention our Waiter “Roy” for a job well done. He...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited stratosfare restaurant a few days ago. This is restaurant offers the best experience compared to the other restaurants we visited. Rose was our waitress she made us feel welcomed and comfortable we had no complains she provided us with excellent attention even when...More

Thank trinity893
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit this restaurant about 4 times a year and always enjoy ourselves very much. We constantly spread the word about the amazing spread of food. Best buffet we have ever had!!!!

Thank mumawith2wildchilds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our accomodation. They couldn’t had got it more right. Right from the start our waiter Roy was amazing. The food was awesome and the view spectacular. It’s a pity where not here for longer as we would be back....More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time we walked down the stairs we felt important. Clean, Tidy, Sharp, Friendly, and Professional. Food was eclectic. Service is impeccable. Experience overwhelming. Ambience was bustling, yet serene. We were humid when arrived, but a simple request for a fan sorted any uncomfortable...More

Thank Goody G
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Response from irelandliz | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t think necessary
14 July 2017|
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Response from ericapetersgalatea | Reviewed this property |
At the moment and to the best of my knowledge it was around $55 per adult and $35 per child and that includes the gondola ride. They also have annual passes which give you some pretty decent discounts on most of the things... More
10 May 2017|
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Response from Morbidrook | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant was quite big, I'm sure they would be able to cater for your group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Fairy Springs Rd | Skyline Rotorua, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-347 0027
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Where to look first, outwards, upwards or at the live chef displays... Set high on the side of Mount Ngongotaha, Stratosfare is the newest hot spot on Rotorua's burgeoning foodie scene. Luxurious Italian marble, granite, schist stonework and timber set the scene for a memorable experience where David Trubridge light frames your dinner setting for an evening that is sure to delight all your senses. Skilled chefs at their stations craft your cuisine, while cocktail connoisseurs mix and shake at the bar - and the sights don't stop - there's also an incredible 180 degree panorama of Lake Rotorua and the city to soak in amongst the atmosphere. Did we mention the menu? A range of cuisine is presented to tantalize your taste buds, from the tidal mussel tank, ensuring the freshest mussels you can find, to the flame rotisserie, aged prime cuts, Art of the Grill, seasonal salads and the freshly cooked-to-order crepes, we are sure you will leave wanting to come back again and again. Featuring a stunning array of freshly prepared buffet and cooked-to-order dishes highlighting locally sourced seafood, meat and produce, Stratosfare will take you on a gastronomic journey. Our commitment to quality begins long before our produce arrives at our pinnacle site. We work in partnership with local NZ farmers and growers who share our commitment to food excellence, from the pasture to the plate. Our award-winning Wagyu Angus cross fillet steak is just one example. Our prime beef comes from 16,000 hectares of coastal farms near Gisborne. The people of Mangatu Farms have been working their ancestral lands for more than 200 years. They can tell us exactly where the beef has come from, how it was reared and what it was fed. It's the little details like these that set our dining experience apart. We think you will be able to taste the difference too. Last dinner booking 8.30Pm.
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