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BREW / Craft Beer Pub

1103 Tutanekai Street | Rotorua, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
07 346 0976
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Ranked #24 of 148 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $21
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.
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English first
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Loved having a pizza here with my hubby and the beer was great! They had a live band and the atmosphere was awesome. Wasnt that great when it came to taking the kids as the kids menue wasnt that good. Its becomes very rowdy in the evening.

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34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Stoped in here for a few pints while staying in Rotoura. Was packed and only has a small bar, but once served it was great to sit out the front on the long benches and chill out. Local beers very good, think they change often but the golden bear is very good. Didn't eat but the food looked really good.... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very smooth coffee, tasty wedges. Great service, though the wedges were a bit slower than expected. Would come again..

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HamiltonNZ
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84 reviews 84 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We made reservations for an evening meal. When we arrived it was very busy and difficult to get to the bar to "checkin". Our table wasnt ready and so we were offered a table near the front doors. This meant we were near people enjoying drinks and it was rather noisey. It felt more like a nightclub having to shout... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

$15 steak night through winter is great. Excellent range of craft beer styles. Selections changed regularly.

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New Plymouth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The specialty of Brew is its range of beers with unusual flavors; which unless one is a huge fan of beer does nothing to compensate for the small unappealing range of meals and drinks available. From a few nibbles, with deep fried everything, and two entrances which facilitate the ghastly breeze. However, the service is pleasant and informal, and comparatively... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The entrees are fantastic - we had the lamb skewers. My partner really enjoyed the taster selection of beers. I really enjoyed the lamb for my main, however my partner didn't enjoy his steak as much as he expected - it was overcooked and the cut wasn't great. The potato mash is nice but average. Dessert made up for the... More

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Matamata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Loved the way we got to try all the wares and a great friendly set up. It was a recommended stop off while waiting to join friends, and we think most people would enjoy this interesting local craft brewery. Beers are not cheap, but very nice.

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Adelaide, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Love the new menu Back on the tap beer Great atmosphere and staff very helpful service excellent Conveniently located in food mall across from the lake Well priced

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Rome, New York
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56 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The owner of the motel we stayed at recommended this pub. I was pleased and now i want to return when I saw the special days they have planned ahead. Pretty attentive service and we were allowed to split our bisque and risotto. Would have liked the rice in the risotto cooked a little more but overall well worth the... More

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