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Bars and nightlife in Rotorua

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“A Fun, Family-Friendly Rotorua Activity! Jump onboard one of our eight-seater Gondola cabins and experience spectacular views of Lake Rotorua, the city and steaming geothermal vistas. The 900-metre long Doppelmayr cableway system will transport you and your friends on a gentle, scenic ride up to the Skyline Rotorua complex. Once up top, you can choose to Luge, Mountain Bike, Zoom Zipline, Skyswing, check out the nature trails, shop at the INZPIRED Store or the Jelly Belly Store, enjoy Volcanic Hills wine tasting and dine at Market Kitchen or Stratosfare Restaurant. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Pub
“Good quality reasonably priced pub grub. Pig and whistle caters to all tastes, with great atmosphere and often live music. In winter they run a great pub quiz.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
“The best place for craft beer in town, and the food is pretty good too - typical pub food but very good quality.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“Fill your belly with A Mexican/morrocan twist like enchiladas, burrito's & salad's, their tapa menu is my favourite! colourful rooms to choose from or sit out the back in the bar area. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Located just a few minutes walk from the Rotorua lakefront, in the vibrant heart of the city's dining precinct, Eat Streat. This is the newest bar in town, serving up a classic cocktail menu, a selective wine list and a sturdy range of beers. a great place to relax amongst soulful jazz tunes, or live music from around not just Rotorua, but New Zealand. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Definitely a late night hang out for youngies! Great DJs and occasional bands. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Need a taste of Nz crafted beer. beers range from IPa to draughts and dark ales. This place you can experience some fine food that has been designed to complement the beers you drink. Oh! wines and spirits are available as well”
  • 7 locals recommend
Brewery
  • 3 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Bar
“Located just a few minutes walk from the Rotorua lakefront, in the vibrant heart of the city's dining precinct, Eat Streat. This is the newest bar in town, serving up a classic cocktail menu, a selective wine list and a sturdy range of beers. a great place to relax amongst soulful jazz tunes, or live music from around not just Rotorua, but New Zealand. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
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