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BREW / Craft Beer Pub

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1103 Tutanekai Street | Rotorua, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
07 346 0976
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: BREW | Craft Beer Pub in Rotorua, New Zealand, is run by Croucher Brewing...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, was driving so didn't try the beer although I really wanted to

Quite a few of the restaurants in the area were closed the night we visited so we decided on BREW. The outdoor seating is a lot of fun and doesn't feel as crowded as inside the restaurant. Service was OK, slow, but the place was pretty busy that night. The food was really enjoyable. Fish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Richmond Hill, Canada
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Rotorua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Staff very attentive, service fast and friendly, and very nice well priced meals. The locally brewed beers are great and they serve a nice range of local wines too. They do a wonderful beetroot and kumara salad, which is huge. Very often with salad meals diners can go away hungry, but not this one.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have been to Brew quite a few times since it's opened and not once have I been disappointed. The food is excellent with a huge range to choose from, the staff are great and there is a lovely warm atmosphere. Great place for after work drinks, dinner with friends or a family brunch. Will be going back again and... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our meal here. Great food and beer. When our youngest decided what he'd ordered wasn't what he wanted, they were brilliant and he enjoyed his replacement meal loads! Thanks!

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Quite a few of the restaurants in the area were closed the night we visited so we decided on BREW. The outdoor seating is a lot of fun and doesn't feel as crowded as inside the restaurant. Service was OK, slow, but the place was pretty busy that night. The food was really enjoyable. Fish and Chips, and various pizzas... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A good range of quality craft beers at reasonable prices although two of my choices both ran out. Friendly staff. Waitress service can be a little slow but easy enough to order at the bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, quick service, lovely food Nd reasonably priced. Great range of local beers and some good wine if you don't like beer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Went in for a drink as weather was appalling, menu looked good - had the trio of sausages and entree of chicken tenders with hand cut chips - very good - staff very friendly

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This was our second time at Brew and once again - fantastic food, fantastic service. They had a live band starting at 9pm that provided a pleasant background to our conversation as we finished off our meal, not too loud at all, just perfect. Cheers Brew :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We had a family dinner our first night in Rotorua. Nice place, highly recommend - beer selection is great, food is touch above the usual pab food. Staff is very friendly, service is excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We stopped here twice in our short time in Rotorua. If you're a craft beer fan, stop by here. Solid brews on tap (mostly from their own brewery, Croucher). We also ordered the veggie pizza with pesto both times, which was pretty tasty as well. Free wifi is available (ask for the password), but note it works pretty inconsistently.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1103 Tutanekai Street | Rotorua, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: 07 346 0976

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 17
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, British, Contemporary, Pub

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.
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

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