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BREW / Craft Beer Pub

1103 Tutanekai Street | Rotorua, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
07 346 0976
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Ranked #29 of 157 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $19
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, English, Pizza, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: BREW | Craft Beer Pub in Rotorua, New Zealand, is run by Croucher Brewing - Rotorua's award-winning craft brewery. We have a great selection of NZ craft beers on-tap and in bottles, we exclusively stock New Zealand wines, and have delicious reasonably priced pub-style food. We are located in the middle of the Eat Street restaurant precinct. BREW was named Rotorua's OUTSTANDING BAR at the Rotorua Hospitality Awards 2013 and 2014.
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New Zealand
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115 reviews 115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Beer lovers will think they have gone to heaven! Big range of beer choices, I enjoyed my Sauv Blanc! Good size meals, squid was a little tasteless.

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Elgin, Illinois
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167 reviews 167 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We were there... five of us.. once for lunch, once for dinner. It is a brew pub so the brew was great, many options. The pizzas were excellent and for dinner, food was as expected..pub food. Free WIFI, quick service, all good.

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

We didn't eat here, but thoroughly enjoyed the range of craft beers, lots of different styles to choose from! Large outside seating area gets pretty busy.

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Adelaide, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Came with family of 5. Ordered the tasting plate of beers. Pretty good sizes for tasters. I prefered the lighter pilsner, my daughter liked the cider and my husband liked the stronger bitter Ella IPA. We ordered pork chop, beef burger, steak, lamb loin and the fish n chips. I thought the fish tasted a bit funny but my husband... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

What an awesome place for dinner💗 Loved it! Excellent food and the best service (and the waiter had the coolest accent!). We will be back when we're back in Rotorua 💙💜💙

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I absolutely loved the desert (the brownie thing, so good!) it was delicious and I have recommended it to all my friends

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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89 reviews 89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Really good selection of tasty craft beers. Staff were helpful and knowledgeable about the different beers available. I had a tasting paddle of four beers, all of which were good. My partner had a beetroot salad which was pretty good, but not amazing. I had a pork chop that was a solid, tasty pub meal. I thought $25 for a... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent atmosphere, wide variety of beers and a great place to share with local people. Its location is very good in the middle of the famous "Eat street".

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Rotorua, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Very good food although the mussels that I had were abit too salty but other than that all was good. Service was good just a shame we had to wait longer for the food than what they had said. Would certainly go back again

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BREWPubRotorua, Owner at BREW / Craft Beer Pub, responded to this review

Hi Sam2580, Thanks for the feedback. Great to hear you enjoyed the food and service. Apologies for the wait, we try hard to give accurate expectations to customers of any abnormal food waits. It has been a crazy busy few weeks, and clearly we got it wrong in your case. I really appreciate that you didn't let that spoil your... More 

Philadelphia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This was the first really good craft brewery I visited in New Zealand. Pizza was great, almost gourmet. Service was typical New Zealand, very friendly, but not very fast. Only downside, with shared tables theft is a problem; my iPhone disappeared while I was drinking (exactly) one beer. I can't blame the phone disappearance on alcohol. But it's not the... More 

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BREWPubRotorua, Owner at BREW / Craft Beer Pub, responded to this review

Glad to read you enjoyed your visit to BREW. But shocked to read about your phone. That isn't a usual occurance at BREW, but we do always encourage people to be vigilant with their belongings at all times no matter what you are doing or where you are. Really sorry to hear that happened to you. if there is anything... More 

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Additional Information about BREW / Craft Beer Pub

Address: 1103 Tutanekai Street | Rotorua, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 346 0976
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
Cuisine: American, English, Pizza, Contemporary

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