Rotorua New Zealand dining - Rotorua restaurants, cafes, bars, food and wine information for the Rotorua region.
Eat Streat in Rotorua

Rotorua Dining

Rotorua has an abundance of fabulous eateries to indulge every appetite.

Eat Streat

Situated at the lake-front end of Tutanekai Street, Rotorua's premier dining district Eat Streat is packed with cafes, restaurants and bars. Providing exceptional quality in food, wine and entertainment, Eat Streat is vibrant, offers variety and is a veritable venue of good taste. Bon Appétit!

Dining with Culture

As they say, 'When in Rome', and when in Rotorua, take the opportunity to experience a variety of authentic Maori kai (Kai is the Maori word for food). Combining traditional Maori cultural entertainment with the exquisite and wholesome taste of pre-European cuisine, there are a number of excellent venues to experience the richness of the indigenous people of New Zealand.

From the traditional Hangi to sumptuous buffets offering the finest of New Zealand's bounty, including the Maori staple native root vegetable, the Kumara (sweet potato), an authentic Maori meal is a must in Rotorua.

The Hangi

An innovative method of cooking a meal for the whole tribe, the hangi is essentially an earth oven. Utilising hot rocks, steam, layers of blanketing and earth, the laying of a hangi is an intricate and time consuming process. But the outcome is a delectable delight, nurtured and cooked by the earth itself!

Choosing a sight, digging the pit, heating particularly chosen volcanic rocks, preparing and laying out the food, and timing the hangi to perfection are all unique skills handed down through generations. The hangi is a distinctive dining experience, a truly ancient way of feasting and is offered in all its flavoursome bounty to visitors to Rotorua today.


This week's featured dining options in Rotorua are:

Featured Dining

Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance

Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance

Maori - Rotorua - Starting from $130.00 per person

Complete your adventure through Rotorua with a traditional Maori "hangi" feast. You'll travel by coach to Tamaki Maori Village where your local guide will escort you on a cultural journey to the "marae" (Maori village), the life force of New Zealand's indigenous people. Take the opportunity to engage in an evening of local customs including a traditional Maori dinner feast.

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North Island Favorites Tour from Auckland in Small Groups (2 Days)

North Island Favorites Tour from Auckland in Small Groups (2 Days)

Maori - Auckland - Starting from $585.00 per person

Hobbiton, Waitomo, Rotorua, Huka Falls & Taupo!

Be guided through the galaxy of glowworms at the world-famous Waitomo caves. Journey through Middle Earth on the award-winning Hobbiton movie set tour.  Experience the truly amazing geothermal activity of Rotorua and the Taupo Volcanic Zone, a true 'hotspot' of wonder! 

All this on a 2 day fully guided small group with one of our exceptional guides, in a comfortable vehicle that takes care of you in style. More...

Flexible Fully Guided North Island Bus Pass- Auckland to Wellington Return

Flexible Fully Guided North Island Bus Pass- Auckland to Wellington Return

Maori - Auckland - Starting from $599.00 per person

Taking you to the must-dos of the North Island, visit incredible beaches, volcanic landscapes, lush vistas and two great cities, Auckland and the capital Wellington. This flexible Hop-on Hop-off bus pass allows you to either take your time in each epic stop over, or cruise on through on the minimum time (7 days) down to Wellington. We take you to the highlights of the North Island, as well as some unknown spots that make you feel like you are having a true Kiwi Experience. 
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Private Volcanic Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland

Private Volcanic Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland

Day Tour - Auckland - Starting from $400.00 per person

Explore the most spectacular volcanic features of Rotorua with this flexible full-day tour from Auckland. This tour starts off with a private guided tour of either Waimangu Volcanic Valley, or Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. Add to this your choice of one other activity (the driver can help you pick which one). Enjoy dinner at the famous Eat St before returning to Auckland. More...

Small-Group Hobbiton Evening Banquet Tour from Rotorua

Small-Group Hobbiton Evening Banquet Tour from Rotorua

Movie Tour - Rotorua - Starting from $375.00 per person

  • This is a small group tour!
  • Pick-up and drop off from your Hotel/accommodation inc Airbnb.
  • Banquet feast fit for a Hobbit.
  • Complimentary beverage waiting for you at the Green Dragon. 
  • Very exclusive tour at Hobbiton (Limited numbers).


Experience the Hobbiton movie set as you have never seen it before, with a guided small-group 6-hour tour through The Shire at dusk. Your guide will... More...



Regent of Rotorua Boutique HotelRegent of Rotorua Boutique Hotel - Hotel.

The Regent of Rotorua Boutique Hotel boasts a heated outdoor pool, indoor mineral pool, restaurant and unlimited free...

Hell's Gate Thermal Reserve, Mud Bath & SpasHell's Gate Thermal Reserve, Mud Bath & Spas - Attraction - Rotorua. Starting from NZ $35.00 per adult.

Rotorua's most active thermal park - walk past steaming fumeroles and hot pools of boiling MUD so violent they are...

 

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