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1284 Eruera Street, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
(07) 346 1284
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Ranked #13 of 157 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European, Seafood, Steakhouse, New Zealand
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Annandale, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This place was recommended by our hotel. It was within walking distance and a lovely little place. We did not have reservations which we could tell did not make the hostess happy and although she seated us anyway, we felt a little unwelcome. We both had the steak which was phenomenal and well deserving of the awards they have received.... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My husband and I have eaten here regularly over the last few years when we are looking for something a bit special. So nice to see a menu change at our last visit. Only complaint was the heat- it's a great summer in Rotorua this year and air conditioning or a fan would have been great. Attentive and professional service.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

After reading some good reviews of this place we dicided to try it out Thursday for dinner .Made a reservation for 8pm and when we arrived this place was a hive of cheerful and joyful chatter.Seating capacity was around 98%. I Had a beef fillet for mains and my partner had a Lamb rack ,we both wanted medium well and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We chose this restaurant to have our dinner on new year's eve. We were the 2nd table to be seated. I know it must have been a busy night but I wouldn't let them off the hook too easily. Our server was a young european guy and he was excellent: friendly, very helpful, and pleasant. Unfortunately the hostess was not.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Bistro 1824 is a must! The food was cooked to perfection and the service was floor-less. We were a party of 3 and we all left thoroughly impressed. The lamb rack was lovely and the beef was perfect.

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Toronto, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

There was a boisterous party at our hotel restaurant and they recommended their sister restaurant Bistro 1284. The server was terrific, the ambiance was great and the food was fabulous. They are known for their grilling and I can see why, everything was cooked perfectly. All the wines looked good on the menu and the one we chose was so... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Amazing food, ridiculous value considering how good it is, lovely, friendly prompt service in a nice relaxed environment. Couldn't ask for more from a dining experience and gutted I was leaving town the next day so couldn't go again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had dinner at the above restaurant 3 days ago, and I'm happy to say that they are definitely keeping their standards up. Both my lamb cutlets and my husband's steak were cooked to perfection, and accompanied by very tasty and interesting additions. The wine list was excellent, and the desserts to die for. If I had taken my camera... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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455 reviews 455 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The Skinny: Parking- free street parking Decor- romantic Restroom- clean single Service- very friendly Food- very good We came here on a recommendation from a friend who had eaten here on a trip a few years ago. The hotel we were staying at also recommended this establishment! We made a reservation and had dinner at 630pm. It was nice to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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108 reviews 108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Came here based on Trip Adviser reviews and was not disappointed. The food was excellent, as was the service (our waitress was Kim). The restaurant also has an excellent wine list with good choices for single glasses. Price wise it's at the top of the food chain in Rotorua, but don't let that put you off, this is a very... More 

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Address: 1284 Eruera Street, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
Phone Number: (07) 346 1284
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Cuisine: European, Seafood, Steakhouse, New Zealand

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