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Princes Gate Hotel - Dukes Restaurant & Memories Restaurant

1057 Arawa St | Princes Gate Hotel, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 1179
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
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International, Italian, Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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1057 Arawa St | Princes Gate Hotel, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a lovely 3 course meal - early diners. Small selection of courses but beautifully presented and very tasty. And the serving staff were faultless. Good variety of wine and beer. We enjoyed our dessert in the main lounge in front of a beautiful...More

Thank bobkarenh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty pasta and interessting salad. Waiting staff very attentative. Quiet restaurant. Beautiful decor old style hotel

Thank AnnaTeAroha
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We enjoyed a very pleasant meal in quiet and relaxing surrounds. The service was friendly without being intrusive. The menu had a good range of choices for each of the courses. We had the camembert wedges for entre, Akaroa salmon and lamb rump as mains,...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We were booked here as part of a tour package organised by "Living with the Lions" to watch the British & Irish Lions rugby tour, and spent three nights here. It has an interesting facade that gives an early indication of the charm. It is...More

Thank 695stuart
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The food is exceptional and very reasonably priced. There are options to choose from a 2 or 3 course menu at a special price. We opted for 3 courses with port instead of desert. A lovely meal. The staff were also wonderful.

Thank felicia_f29
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We spent an afternoon in here hiding from the rain. The fire was roaring and it was a relaxing idyll spent with pots of tea and a good book. Wonderful architecture. Excellent customer service.

Thank Memopipwrites
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

A pleasant meal served in a colonial era dining room. Service was efficient, if occasionally unsmiling. We both had very nice fish main courses, mine a Parmesan-crumbed, pan-fried Tarakihi served on capellini pasta with green veg, and my wife's a crispy-grilled salmon served with new...More

Thank DM55
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Basil Faulty managed this place everything would make sense.... We are a family of 4 who stayed for 2 nights.....couldn't wait to leave. The walls seem to be made of rice paper, because you can hear the people in the adjacent rooms think. The beds...More

Thank minotaurmanagement01
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We went to the Princes Gate Hotel restaurant for a good meal in a stylish restaurant. Pre dinner drinks were taken in the bar and then went for dinner. Dinner was generally fine but had a few issues that prevented me from giving 5 stars:...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The best part of our stay at the hotel. We really enjoyed the service and delicious food at dinner and a breakfast with both buffet and a la carte options. Biggest plus was the staff who were just superb. Chatty, friendly but not intrusive. A...More

Thank dc8-63
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$29
Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1057 Arawa St | Princes Gate Hotel, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Princes Gate High Tea)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 1179
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Welcome to Princes Gate Hotel dining options where we invite you to choose the style and the venue to satisfy your individual preference.
At the Princes Gate Hotel we pride ourselves on our exceptional dining options for you to experience right throughout the day. Your choice may be the traditional formality of our fine dining restaurant, the more modern elegance of The Dukes Restaurant and Bar, the relaxed Central Lounge or maybe alfresco in the Inner Courtyard or on the street-side Veranda, Princes Gate Boutique Hotel has dining options to tempt and suit all palates and occasions during your stay in Rotorua.
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