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Regent of Rotorua

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International, Contemporary, Continental
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1191 Pukaki Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: You have the hotel listed, but not its restaurant, and it's a very nice...
You have the hotel listed, but not its restaurant, and it's a very nice restaurant.
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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Everything about our evening was superb. From the elegant surroundings, incredible service and first class food. A pleasure to find fine dining at sensible prices. Two outstanding waitress who provided wonderful service. A very special evening. Thank you

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Carol P
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English first
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Everything about our evening was superb. From the elegant surroundings, incredible service and first class food. A pleasure to find fine dining at sensible prices. Two outstanding waitress who provided wonderful service. A very special evening. Thank you

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

As guests of the hotel we thoroughly enjoyed their breakfast fare - served with flair and lovely fresh ingredients - especially the breakfast parfait with fruits, yoghurt, etc. And, for a nightcap, their small bar is very well stocked and Alan will chat about his Italian heritage as he mixes your favourite libation. Definitely drop in.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My parents and I decided to go to the Regent for dessert, and it was the best decision we made. The layout of the restaurant was decandent and high class, the service was absolutely delightful and the dessert was....delicious!

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Calgary, Canada
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had a perfect meal after a long day of hiking (20 Km). The service was attentive and the decor was soothing .

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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This place has got to be one of the most beautifully set out restaurants in the country! The decor is amazing and the service is wonderful! My mother and I had an antipasto platter which has to be the best selection of food on one platter i have seen. The cheeses were divine as well as the cold meats and... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed as guests in the Regent. Upon arrival we decided to eat in the Regent that evening and then go out the following night to Bistro 1284. We didn't know at the time that the owners also own Bistro 1284 - so there was a degree of overlap between the two menus. The dining area is very pleasant, fine... More 

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Key West, Florida
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

January 2015 two night visit. Stayed in the brand new section, only about 4 months old. Of course very clean since so new and trendy. Loved the under lighting under bathroom granite vanity. Only drawback is lack of windows and access to fresh air via windows or balcony. But convenient location, and hipness of the place made up for lack... More 

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Banff, Canada
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This was our favorite place to eat in Rototrua, but the last couple of visits have let it down. It is part of a motel and the reception was directly attached to the restaurant. This dose make it noisy, which the owners have addressed as much they can, well done. But the food on this visit was no where near... More 

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Rotorua
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

A stunning location for a friends birthday and I was blown away by the awesome service in the private room which was cosy for eleven of us. We had a waiter who was at our beck and call and was most professional. I loved that we could choose from the brunch menu (which is available until 3pm) or the lunch... More 

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Dunedin
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great restaurant in the heart of Rotorua. A more formal restaurant than others we had visited, with white tablecloths, elegant surroundings and polished staff. Both food and wine menus were good, with something for everyone. Our meals were superb, enhanced by impressive wines on offer. The service was efficient without being intrusive. I would highly recommend this restaurant. The prices... More 

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Address: 1191 Pukaki Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Cuisine: International, Contemporary, Continental

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  • Address: 1191 Pukaki Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary, Continental

Description

You have the hotel listed, but not its restaurant, and it's a very nice restaurant.

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