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Nikau Restaurant

1270 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-347 1234
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (5 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1270 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have visited Rotorua on many occasions. The Millennium has become our hotel of choice. The Nikau restaurant offers an excellent menu, great ambionce, and no tour buses. The snapper we had was cooked beautifully and had great presentation. The staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Joanne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb meal and attentive but relaxed service. The chefs are to be complimented for the meals they created and provided to us. Thanks for a wonderful dining experience.

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We both had a delicious meal at Nikau Restaurant. It is fairly casual in dress code and comfortable with the fire going. We had the bread and dips to start and my favourite was the olive tappenade. I had the steak for mains and my...More

1  Thank Jillian W
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I ordered a risotto and it was so oily that you could of picked up a spoon and slurpped up the oil. The service was so slow with just a half empty restaurant and we were sat down on the table without any knives and...More

1  Thank Tom B
Pipiana W, General Manager at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

I was disappointed to read your review, and extend my sincere apologies for the disappointment meal and restaurant experience. I have since reviewed with Chef how the Risotto is served and we have made changes to the final plating, which eliminates any oil build-up. The...More

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Hidden inside the Millennium Hotel in Rotorua is the Nikau restaurant. As we were staying in the hotel, and had already had an active day we decided to have dinner in Nikau. We booked a window seat as they open the windows up during service....More

Thank stitterrell
Pipiana W, General Manager at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback following your dining experience in Restaurant Nikau. We're delighted you had a great meal. Your comments regarding gluten free dessert choice is noted, and has been passed on to our Executive Chef. We'd be happy to look at additional gluten-free...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic, delicious and amazing food,immaculate and efficient service. Thank you harpeet Will be back again

Thank Missy N
Tony M, Director of Sales at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Kia ora Missy, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent dining experience. I have passed on your comments to the team in Restaurant Nikau. Much appreciated. Nga Mihi

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Had a Delicious dinner here. The service was outstanding, very friendly and helpful. Have booked again already for tomorrow night

Thank Waltersj1
Pipiana W, General Manager at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

We're delighted you enjoyed your dining experience in Restaurant Nikau! Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our intimate dining experience at the Nikau Restaurant at the Millennium Hotel in Rotorua. The setting was great, the service was top class, and the food was excellent. We were made to feel welcome, relaxed, and no request was...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I'm usually dubious about eating in hotel restaurants in tourist destinations, but this one was excellent, with a good menu, interesting flavours, some Asian fusion but not dominant, nice presentation, and friendly service

Thank LeroyBrown26
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We made a booking and were seated at 7.30pm. The waitress bought our menus and water to the table and then we waited 25 minutes before she returned to take our orders. There were 8 other people in the restaurant who had eaten and the...More

1  Thank Waimakariri0056
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Response from Wai l | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1270 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-347 1234
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