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Aorangi Peak Restaurant

353C Mountain Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
+64 7-347 0036
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“lake rotorua” (11 reviews)
“deer farm” (2 reviews)
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New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
353C Mountain Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

But it was very cold. The heater wasn't going and the waitress put it on when we made her aware of it.. I still had to sit with my coat on. The food was divine, although one of our complimentary dinner rolls, thrown, could have...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I had the pleasure of dining at Aorangi Peak Restaurant during my recent business trip to Rotorua. A warm welcome and genuine hospitality from Mr Paul He, Director and his colleague Joyce who are so passionate and knowledgeable about the food & wine at their...More

Thank sarwan11
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

This is a luxury restaurant. The views are second to none! The service and food is outstanding that your day for it! Make sure you go during daylight hours to appreciate the views there! Or time it with sunset to get the best of both!...More

Thank bevanrudge
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We really enjoy the view from the restaurant and lunch they served. Scotch fillet steak was tender, good volume and tasty. Nice view of deer farm and Rotorua lake. We would go back there again.

1  Thank Yoko G
Reviewed 2 April 2015

The view over Rotorua and the lake is worth the trip but I'd stay for a cocktail rather than dinner. Food was OK but not great. Presentation is nice. Portions are small. Service is good. Overalls the facilities are aging and could use deep cleaning...More

1  Thank Whiskywizard
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Not really what I thought it was going to be unfortunatley. Looks great on the website but a bit disappointed in the meal and the whole experience. Steak meal was a very thin piece of marinated, tenderised steak (more like snitchel) on a bit of...More

Thank pentacle65
Reviewed 19 March 2015

The views over the Rotorua area are excellent and morning coffee and scones are good. We didn't have a meal here and looking at the restaurant would not encourage me to come for one.

Thank PhantomScot
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Ok, so I made this a must do for Dinner during our stop while at Rotorua and left here not feeling so much bad about the food, but they definitely are using a microwave.... indicative of the very hot centers and the cold outside on...More

2  Thank Love2TrvlMM
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This is a friendly, pleasant restaurant with fabulous views of Rotorua. Fine dining is a push despite proper tablecloths and napkins but the food was very good, although a little expensive for the portions sizes. However, the location is unbeatable with large glass windows and...More

1  Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Very nice restaurant on top of Mt Ngongotaha in Rotorua. Perfect for tourists or just to get away for peace and quiet and to relax with a cup of coffee. We only had a cup of coffee here however the atmosphere is amazing with this...More

Thank MCLLM2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 42
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353C Mountain Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-347 0036
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There is no other view like the one you'll experience from Aorangi Peak, the site is situated over 2,000 feet high, which is exactly 3 times higher than Sky City tower showcasing a splendid panorama of Rotorua, the spiritual home of New Zealand culture. Aorangi Peak High Land Retreat is just a 15-minute scenic drive from central Rotorua and boasts the highest viewpoint in the district. As a historical iconic location, we offer wide range of facilities for customers such as accommodation, restaurant, shops and deer park. This place will highlight your entire journey and the memories will last forever. We sincerely advise you to bring your camera along to take Rotorua home. This is where you can discover the real beauty of New Zealand has to offer in a setting beyond your imagination.
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