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“Fantastic Craft Beer!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of BREW / Craft Beer Pub

BREW / Craft Beer Pub
Ranked #21 of 219 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Contemporary
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Fantastic Craft Beer!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

Brew has a great selection of their own craft beers plus some really good guest beers (Patriot and Pale Ale were my favourites) Also had a very nice steak :) We've been 4 or 5 times now since it opened and whenever we visit Rotorua it's top of our list.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
“Great beer, great music”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

Definetly my favourite pub in rotorua, it's always busy with a great vibe. Serves excellent microbrews.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Max T
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Auckland, New Zealand
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great beer!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

Outstanding craft brews, including the Galaxy IPA, do not miss this beer, very fine. The food was ok, nothing to write home about. The staff were friendly. Visited twice during stay.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Adrian K
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Waipukurau, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

Spent a good portion of my New Years Eve here. Music was awesome, staff were awesome, atmosphere awesome! Would come back again without hesitation.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gina P
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent Selection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

102 beers and a very relaxed atmosphere, a delightfu afternoon. Good variety of meals and snacks available and a large range of drinks also available for those that don't drink beer.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Annie S
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