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“Delightful food, will be back”

Pig and Whistle Historic Pub
Ranked #27 of 256 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $22
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Centrally located in a classic piece of bold 1940's architecture, the Pig & Whistle is a local landmark with a great history. Our friendly staff will make your visit one you'll want to repeat. Monteith's, Heineken, Tiger, Erdinger & Black Dog as well as three Ciders on tap, a fantastic range of New Zealand wines. Our pub menu includes favourites like Seafood Chowder, New Zealand Lamb Salad and Pork Spare Ribs and we cater to children also. And there are our world famous piggy fries! Our Snack Menu is available from 11.30am till Close, 7 Days a week and we have a great selection of desserts. The Pig & Whistle has live bands every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Find out the up and coming bands on our Entertainment page. And we have big screen Hi Definition Sky Digital TV - catch your favourite sports on one of the big screens.
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Eaten here twice recently, one time had the beef & guiness pie which was incredibly good, sooo tasty and filling & the second time i had the scotch fillet with salad & chips, this was very good too.

Huge portions, friendly bar staff & efficient service... Only complaint would be slightly over priced drinks but I will defo be back :-)

Recommend the Pig & Whistle to anyone staying in Rotorua

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Reviewed February 8, 2014

Had a good time - there was a live band ... the crowd was good and staff is friendly. Its open till late night and beer collection is good.

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Reviewed January 30, 2014

The Pig & Whistle is situated in Tutanekai Street in a beautiful 1940s building which was previously a police station.

It hosts a very ambient pub and serves one of the most delicious fries I have ever had. Across our 2 day stay at Rotorua, we ended up going to P&W thrice. Would luv to learn the recipe of these fries. This place good for its varied spread and suitable for vegetarians too. A must visit when in Rotorua. Highly recommend dinning here.

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Reviewed January 28, 2014

had a nice pint here, meals looked good, but was only in for a pint, very friendly staff, good service

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Reviewed January 27, 2014

This is in an old police station and has the feel of an English pub, the selection of beer was good and the food was of a good standard. They have an outside area at the back show the footie on the telly. Essentially everything you need in a boozer.

Thank Paul A
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