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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (31 reviews)
“venison” (48 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
289 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 746 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Urbano never disappoints. Been here a number of times now and the food is always delightful. Went for lunch today yummy ceaser salad with prawns. Best ceaser I've ever had! Highly recommended this restaurant. Whenever I'm dinning out in rotorua this would be my 'go...More

Thank Suzy J
Reviewed yesterday

As the title says Urbano Bistro became our goto cafe for brunch while we stayed in Rotorua. Easy parking right out the front door. The pricing is midranged, the portion sizes are very generous. Perhaps a little under staffed during our visits with a little...More

Thank Mark_Kayaker_Cycling
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had heard good things about Urbano and called in on a cold winters night with a work colleague. Nice and warm, as was the welcome. Specials explained and arrived in good time...Caesar sald for me and sweetbreads for my colleague, both first class! We both...More

Thank Phila987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well our visit on the Lions weekend was a little disappointing, yes it was busy but with other places I have been it was normal but they probably aren't used to it. We were seated promptly and placed our order instantly as we were prepared...More

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been to this restaurant twice. The meals are definitely the step up from a standard family friendly restaurant However my 12 year old boys enjoyed their meals . The meals are not cheap and its NOT BYO. the service has been good both...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch today with a big group of people and no one could fault any meals. was absolutely beautiful. Topped of with a flat white, yum. Thank you to all the staff. Would definitely call again

Thank robyn343
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Away for work again and arrived late into Rotorua. As I was navigating towards my hotel I noticed Urbano just a few doors down. Once I checked into my hotel I walked down the road to Urbano and it was a perfect way to end...More

Thank Levinite70
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always good. They can generally fit me in for a quick dinner. Food is always delicious. They put much appreciated effort into restaurant dressing, wait staff uniforms, food preparation and generally everything liking really gorgeous. Did I say the food trays amazing too? Just had...More

Thank Cara L
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We were there the night before Mothers Day so it was very busy. Even so the food was very well prepared, the service excellent & we had a very pleasant evening.

Thank CallySydney
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This super restaurant was able to fit us in at short notice. Within walking distance of the many Fenton Street hotels and this place is a gem, superbly good food and great atmosphere and service.

Thank hawaiian_owl
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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