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Urbano Bistro

) #12 of 177 Restaurants in Rotorua €€ - €€€ European, Soups,
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 3770
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“venison” (48 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
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European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Enjoyed a heart brunch and really good coffee. Generous size so didn't need to eat again until dinner in the evening, Good selection of egg dishes, freshly cooked and good quality ingredients. I will be back soon!

Thank Juliesamari
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This restaurant serves European food and has a nice bar. It is a cozy setting with good food, great service and friendly staff.

Thank Mahesh_Ayyagari
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty, tender medallion, medium rare, nicely presented with roasted vegetables and couscous with chickpeas and macadamia nuts, a very nice dish. We also enjoyed a rocket salad with pecans and feta. Good quality wines by the glass too. Meals were served promptly. Servers were nice...More

Thank Mischa134
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This restaurant, on the corner of Grey Street and Fenton Street, was recommended and we were lucky to get seats, because it is so popular that it is advisable to book well in advance. Winner of many awards for hospitality and the quality of its...More

Thank mikeclapham92
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Urbano is out of the CBD, but close enough to make the effort to dine at. The food seems to change regulary and theres a good range. We had the spicy vegetable soup, and it was very spicy, dont try it if you dont like...More

Thank Lee-Ann M
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately our waitress was very quiet so we couldn't hear the specials, then she forgot our starters meaning the people next to us that came in after us got their mains before we got any food at all. We were then asked if we were...More

4  Thank Rose C
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We chose Urbano for my wife's birthday dinner whilst staying in Rotorua on holidays. The food was amazing, the portion sizes were huge. Very helpful staff, very tasty food. 10/10

1  Thank RussellHart
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We recently stayed in Rotorua at Apex on Fenton, see review previous. We went into the city centre the first morning as we were told another cafe there was brilliant for brekkie. This turned out to not be the case, 2 poached eggs on toast...More

2  Thank Larabris
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Here you are in the middle of geotermal area. You can smell sulphur emanation. So you need for a good restaurant. Try the Urbano. Modern atmosphere, good food either meat or fish. Big desserts.

Thank gilbertoboselli
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The moment we sat the manager sent ver a trainee to 'look after us' ... I felt for the new girl as Sh couldn't even pronounce the meals. The Manager Monisha came to take over and I don't think she has ver had any training...More

1  Thank Suzie O
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do you serve vegan food/have vegan options
24 September 2016|
Response from JulieS1559 | Property representative |
We serve vegetarian options but not vegan sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 3770
  • E-mail
Located on the corner of Grey & Fenton Streets in Rotorua's "MOTEL MILE" for all day dining, allowing extensive use of the sheltered northerly aspect for alfresco dining in warmer months, through to the relaxed contemporary decor of the interior to suit all occasions. Smart casual cafe by day - serving breakfast, lunch and bar snacks. Fresh baked muffins, slices, cakes and biscuits. Ozone Coffee - dine in or takeaway. Bistro dining by night - serving modern, innovative, contemporary NZ cuisine. Suitable for casual and intimate dining, business meetings, family and corporate functions. Licensed bar. Menus available online. Reservations recommended. Free wi-fi. Free motel delivery. Voted "Outstanding Restaurant", Rotorua Hospitality Awards 2013 & finalists in 2014. NZ Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards 2013 and 2014. Semi-Finalist "Monteith's Wildfood Challenge" 2013.
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