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La Rumbla

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54 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 0509
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recommended by ladies we met at Arrowtown golf course we booked in for dinner yesterday night 22/3. New to this dining experience we left it in the hands of the service staff to provide their suggestions. Well we weren't disappointed as the calamari, beef and chicken dishes were to die for - tasty and cooked to perfection. We also experienced... More 

Thank Bill H
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146 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here while staying near to Arrowtown. Restaurant serves tapas style sharing plates and has a really nice atmosphere. Menu is quite extensive and it was no easy task to choose from it. Food was good although the salad we ordered came with an unadvertised mustard dressing which was not to our taste. In addition, one of our dishes was... More 

Thank i_m_tours
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there on Saturday night with a party of four. Had to book - and we were seated at the high table with stools. Every dish that was brought to the table was superb. I think we had about 6 dishes and that was plenty to feed us all. It's a tapas style menu and the wine is fabulous too.... More 

Thank Diane H
Binfield, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at our accommodation just outside Queenstown and the proprietor had booked this for us. The food is basically generous tapas for 2 and we had calamari and a fish dish followed by jerk chicken and salad. A superb meal with great flavours and excellent cooking. Our greeting in the restaurant was good and the service outstanding from our... More 

Thank Paul S
Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place! Great staff, great food and fantastic cocktails. Sat at the bar and watched a flow of happy diners come and go. This will be my go to place for late eats from now on . Loved it!

Thank Rona C
Barton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have to book for this place and we got in by going early. Quite hidden away and fairly small but pleasant atmosphere and lovely staff. The food was excellent and loved the tapas approach, you certainly should not order too much too soon! Take it in stages and sit back and enjoy.

Thank TheLarks2001
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 3 couples and ordered many dishes to share among all of us. Great Wines, highly recommend the Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc. Waiters kept it coming, probably helped to make this a fabulous night! Service was outstanding, food was even better. If you're going to eat at one nice restaurant in Arrowtown - this is it!

Thank trekrider2300
Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to La Rumbla with two other couples we just met and the relaxed tapas style of dinning was perfect. Everyone chose a couple of dishes to share. I would recommend the patatas bravas, lamb, beets and the Dog Point Savignon Blanc . Penelope was a great host with a good sense of humor to be able to tolerate our... More 

Thank mudrunner2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Great experience we were new to tuppas, the lovely staff were great in guiding us through the menu. Lovely filling dishes.

Thank Michelle L
Sydney, Australia
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39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

We had 3 dishes between us and we were very satisfied. We ordered the jerk chicken, mushrooms with polenta and a Salad. All were very delicious and value was good as portion size was generous. The restaurant is tucked in behind the post office. The area was great to sit with sunshine and protected from the wind. We will be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $32
Mediterranean, New Zealand, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 0509

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?