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La Rumbla

54 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 0509
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (113 reviews)
“ceviche” (18 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So the food is great. Make a reservation. Tough to walk in. Truly inspiring. We shared the seafood pasta, cod fritters and ceviche. The issue I had in not making this a five star place is although they tell you the food comes out when...More

Thank jdfranco
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything about La Rumbla was perfect. Staff was super friendly and very helpful with recommendations for ordering. The plates were the perfect size for four or five people to share. Food was delicious and the drinks were even better!

Thank Mitchell M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My lovely wife and I were staying with friends in Arrowtown and we all visited La Rumbla for dinner one evening. Wow! What a great place! Relaxed ambience. Beautiful decor. Friendly staff. And amazing food! We shared the octopus, the tiger prawns, the salt cod...More

Thank eddymaya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We could feel the character & energy of this delightful little gem as soon as we set foot & were made to feel at home by the warm & confident staff. With local knowledge at hand we toured the robust & considered wine list, before...More

Thank dylanmC4100MG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a month since we called in whilst wheeling our vintage cars around the country however it still has to be said that La Rumbla was one of our dining highlights - exceptionally good service from - sorry, think it was Canadian Geanie ? -and...More

Thank hally99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here with family and really enjoyed it. Friendly staff and excellent choice of tapas to share. Had a great atmosphere and would highly recommend.

Thank Lynne L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant serves tapas styled dishes which allowed us to enjoy a meal with multiple flavors. We went with the potatoes, lamb, chicken and beef which was plenty of food for two people. It was difficult trying to decide which dish we liked more as...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and enjoyable meal at LR tonight. As I was on my own they seated me at the bar, the Tapas are designed to share but occasionally they will do a half serve of certain dishes. First up the beetroot salad - very nice...More

1  Thank AndyTheChef2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’ve traveled and eaten great meals all over the world, and live in a foodie city, but our dinner tonight at La Rumbla could not be beat, it was perfect start to finish. We had a blackberry cocktail, ceviche, green salad, seafood in tomato sauce,...More

2  Thank Madison-WI2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lived in Queenstown 3 years and finally got to check this place out. The food was great and our waitress too but I felt they were understaffed as you could see the pressure! You feel like you have to rush your dinner to have the...More

Thank katieylynch
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Questions & Answers
January 18, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Sundaylunches001 | Property representative |
Hi, We have a full wine list so no BYO. Thanks La Rumbla
Julie M
October 30, 2015|
Response from just_brisbane | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any, but in saying that the staff a are accommodating, i would simply just email them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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