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Dining Options at VR Rotorua Lake Resort

Discover the award-winning restaurant in Rotorua. 

This Grill restaurant in Rotorua offers the finest and freshest of international cuisine and the best of New Zealand wines. Having bagged the gold in the Beef and Lamb award, you know what to look forward to.

Choose to dine inside or outdoors on the terrace and private dining platforms overlooking Okawa Bay.

The Grill

The Grill is a showcase of the finest contemporary cuisine made from the finest of New Zealand ingredients. Matched with award winning New Zealand wines, it is a true dining experience.

Situated a stones throw from the shores of Lake Rotoiti, it is a stunning location in every sense. French doors open onto the terrace to provide a delightful outdoor atmosphere in summer, or a raging fire with surrounding sofas which sets the scene for a cold winter’s night. Bookings are essential.

Hours of Operation:

7am to 10.00am – Seven days a week


A la carte available from 6pm to 930pm daily.

The Bar

Take a break in the upbeat and stylish lounge bar. Enjoy a pre or post dinner drink in the comfortable surroundings. Whether it is a nice glass of New Zealand wine or a glamorous cocktail that you are after, we can assist you. We find that our extensive wine list is always a hit with our guests, showcasing a fabulous range of New Zealand wines as well as our world-famous beers.

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