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Urbano Bistro

289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 3770
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Ranked #10 of 149 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $33
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located on the corner of Grey & Fenton Streets in Rotorua's "MOTEL MILE" for all day dining, allowing extensive use of the sheltered northerly aspect for alfresco dining in warmer months, through to the relaxed contemporary decor of the interior to suit all occasions. Smart casual cafe by day - serving breakfast, lunch and bar snacks. Fresh baked muffins, slices, cakes and biscuits. Ozone Coffee - dine in or takeaway. Bistro dining by night - serving modern, innovative, contemporary NZ cuisine. Suitable for casual and intimate dining, business meetings, family and corporate functions. Licensed bar. Menus available online. Reservations recommended. Free wi-fi. Free motel delivery. Voted "Outstanding Restaurant", Rotorua Hospitality Awards 2013 & finalists in 2014. NZ Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards 2013 and 2014. Semi-Finalist "Monteith's Wildfood Challenge" 2013.
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were dining as a group of 10. All but one had great meals, the staff were able to accommodate allergies and were very helpful. The wine list may need an improvement however.

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Snells Beach, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Most restaurants in Rotorua are disappointing. Found this by accident - saw it when driving and stopped to look at the menu. So booked for dinner. Did not disappoint. Interesting menu - spoilt for choice. Well cooked and well presented food. Good service. Good value for the quality of the food.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Very nice coffee café adjacent to Executive on Fenton. Great coffee and excellent service. Have had several coffees here and one breakfast. Will definitely be back next trip.

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Auckland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We went here for a family brunch, the service was excellent, the staff was friendly and very helpful. We ordered a full size bacon and eggs for our two small boys too share and they went to the effort to put it on seperate plates for the boys, a first for usd. Ery much appreciated. The food was good also.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Across the road from Rydges. Went there every day for coffee and breakfast. Staff were so friendly and most important, coffee was great.

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My first experience was horrible, I came with a group during lunch and we had three extra people (with only drink orders I might add) and the waitress was very "Put Out" her words not mine, I waited with my group for 1 hour and 10 minutes for my kids hot chocolate and my bottle of juice Second experience Checked... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Sorry Im never normally complain but Small portions of bland food at outrages prices doesn't cut it for me. Dont want to detract from the evening as it was a very good social nite.

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Roma
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

VIP prices for being treated as the last people in the world! Food was pretty average and the experience just terrible. Felt sick the next day - which kind of ruined the two days stay at Rotorua. Will never come back and definitely warn friends&family. Kind of surprised after all the good reviews - maybe the owner changed.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went for late breakfast and our expectations were exceeded. Lovely meal which was beautifully presented. Service was excellent, decore and ambience lovely and price reasonable. An all round great experience.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I've been here several times, usually just for coffee, when staying in Rotorua. This morning we had breakfast there and it was delicious. We don't eat much bread and when we asked for it to be left off our dishes we were offered other options, mushrooms with my eggs benedict and potato cakes with my partner's bacon and eggs. Service... More

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