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Cuisine: A La Carte, Modern European, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+

Set in Rotorua's historic Prince's Gate Hotel built over 100 years ago, Duke's Bar & Restaurant is set in a stunning Victorian setting with chandeliers, lounge, bar, courtyard and fireplaces, this is the perfect and comfortable setting for a lovely meal.

The menus are bristling with a large range of delectable food choices that offers a little something special. Amazing entrees, mains and desserts as well as daytime bar food such as burgers, ribs and fries, sharing platters or a high-tea.

For your FirstTable booking, perhaps try NZ salmon three ways, then indulge in some meaty goodness with classic pork belly, lamb shanks or chicken with a delectable herb stuffing, or perhaps fish or pasta or the chef's creation of the day - so many choices!

This restaurant has guests and locals raving about the food and returning again and again.

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Duke's Bar & Restaurant
1057 Arawa Street
Rotorua 3010

Open Hours:
Everyday 7am - late

Phone: 07 348 1179

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Duke's Bar & Restaurant
Location: Rotorua
Cuisine: A La Carte, Modern European, New Zealand
Mains: $25 - $35+
Duke's Bar & Restaurant accepts American Express

Reviews

Holly Garriock

Absolutely blown away by everything to do with this establishment. The decor and timeless elegance of the actual building is amazing. We were looked after by Rudi who is an absolute gem, he was so lovely. The food, OMG the food! I wish we had more time to come back for another meal, the flavors and presentation were 5 class, absolute treat. Any one, any age, would enjoy this place, highly recommend.

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Dilan Prasanga

Amazing food. The Three-way salmon is delicious. I had the Lamp shank which was out of this world. Best place in a long time.

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Violet Hape

A lovely little restaurant with beautiful decor. It was so pleasing to see an indigenous (Māori) inspired menu utilising traditional foods. Overall an excellent experience. Ngā mihi

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It was raining outside but the welcome was warm at Dukes. Great food, friendly staff and the discount to boot !

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Alan Scicluna

Again another great time cannot fault the place . This was our second visit and were not disappointed

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Jared Quarterman

Best meal the family has had for ages, amazing ingredients and all cooked perfectly

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The overall dining experience from start to finish couldn't be faulted. We have dined here before and have never been disappointed. The food is tasty, well presented and proportions are generous. The service was impeccable. The staff were professional, well presented, friendly and attentative. Would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who is looking for a classy and sophisticated restaurant to dine.

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Cheryl Turner

Great food and good Service will definitely be back :-)

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Our second time here and not disappointed. Service was friendly, discrete and attentive. We had scallops entree, chicken, fish of the day and salmon mains and the custard dessert. Every dish was perfect. The dining room has character and atmosphere. Highly recommend Dukes.

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Gabrielle Leigh

Beautiful food and wonderful friendly service

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Excellent service, nice meals.

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Shane Johnnie

The food and service was amazing.
Totally recommend high 5 all round.

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We had cocktails, entrée, and mains. The food was very delicious. Great service from the waiters, Rudi was great. Took a bit too long for our cocktails to arrive, hence the not the full 5 stars. Lovely setting, sets the scene for fine dining!

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Holly Garriock

Absolutely blown away by everything to do with this establishment. The decor and timeless elegance of the actual building is amazing. We were looked after by Rudi who is an absolute gem, he was so lovely. The food, OMG the food! I wish we had more time to come back for another meal, the flavors and presentation were 5 class, absolute treat. Any one, any age, would enjoy this place, highly recommend.

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Dina Wickers

Delicious food in a classic setting!

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We had a lovely dinner at Duke's Bar and Restaurant. The staff were very friendly and efficient, it was great service. The food was very delicious.

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Dilan Prasanga

Amazing food. The Three-way salmon is delicious. I had the Lamp shank which was out of this world. Best place in a long time.

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Excellent food & service. We will certainly go again

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Janet Helms

Wonderful dining experience on every level!

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Carolyn Fitch

We enjoyed it

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Violet Hape

A lovely little restaurant with beautiful decor. It was so pleasing to see an indigenous (Māori) inspired menu utilising traditional foods. Overall an excellent experience. Ngā mihi

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Excellent meal. The food was beautifully cooked and presented. A great variety to choose from on the menu.. The service was also top class. Happy to recommend this restaurant.

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Dina Wickers

Food and service was top notch!

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Ching Fai Kwok

The beef cheeks and the Māori potato terrine are very good.

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Michael Taylor

The Beef and Lamb were cooked to perfection!

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Adele Huka

Tasty food, good portions. Thanks

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The service and food were great. We will recommend any one to dine at Dukes Restaurant

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Excellent service and dining environment.
very creative food.

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such a lovely place with attentive staff and great food. First table made it affordable for us and we are very grateful!!

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Beatrice Eccles

The whole experience at the Duke's was fabulous. We were a party of 4 and tried multiple dishes. All of them were so nicely presented and tasted divine. The staff was excellent. There was a small issue with an unlisted ingredient on a plate I was allergic to and the staff sorted it out promptly and were very understanding. Will definitely dine there again. Loved, loved, loved it!

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Sa'hayla Harden

The overall dining experience was lovely. The size of the eel mousse was a bit small but quality was superb. The desserts were a little underwhelming but the mains were very good. The service was prompt and polite but our main waiter was a little awkward.

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Overall a pleasant meal but nothing special

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Great service, good food and a lovely old hotel setting.We would definately return.

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Cheryl Turner

Great food, lovely authentic hotel and fab service

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It was raining outside but the welcome was warm at Dukes. Great food, friendly staff and the discount to boot !

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Alan Scicluna

Again another great time cannot fault the place . This was our second visit and were not disappointed

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The three course meal was delicious and extremely filling.

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Jared Quarterman

Best meal the family has had for ages, amazing ingredients and all cooked perfectly

- dined at Duke's Bar & Restaurant on

The overall dining experience from start to finish couldn't be faulted. We have dined here before and have never been disappointed. The food is tasty, well presented and proportions are generous. The service was impeccable. The staff were professional, well presented, friendly and attentative. Would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who is looking for a classy and sophisticated restaurant to dine.

- dined at Duke's Bar & Restaurant on

Cheryl Turner

Great food and good Service will definitely be back :-)

- dined at Duke's Bar & Restaurant on

Our second time here and not disappointed. Service was friendly, discrete and attentive. We had scallops entree, chicken, fish of the day and salmon mains and the custard dessert. Every dish was perfect. The dining room has character and atmosphere. Highly recommend Dukes.

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Maddy Eve

Food was yummy and service was good! Shame it was so hot inside and they didn’t have any fans or aircon so when they opened the door the smell of smoke came in.

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Rachael Hinton

The restaurant was beautiful, and offered choice of seating. Staff were attentive and the food was very well presented. The meal had lovely flavours.

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Gabrielle Leigh

Beautiful food and wonderful friendly service

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Kim McClure

Amazing, incredible and worth every $$$. Paired this deal up alongside staying at the Princes Gate Hotel. Service was prompt and every staff member we encountered was happy and engaged in making our stay the best. I completely understand how they did incredibly well at Beef and Lamb NZ awards. It takes a lot to impress me-especially with NZ cuisine but I was blown out of the water. I will be back for sure❤️♥️

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Ange Seconi

Food & service were excellent! Very friendly & happy staff. Enjoyed the steak. Recommend.

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We had a wonderful experience at Dukes. The setting is beautiful, elegant, classy. The dining tables are well spaced out, not cramped and not noisy. We both enjoyed our meals, especially the chicken. Disappointed that there was only one vegetarian option. Good range of wines at reasonable price. Service was excellent. we will return.

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Excellent service, nice meals.

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Shane Johnnie

The food and service was amazing.
Totally recommend high 5 all round.

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We had cocktails, entrée, and mains. The food was very delicious. Great service from the waiters, Rudi was great. Took a bit too long for our cocktails to arrive, hence the not the full 5 stars. Lovely setting, sets the scene for fine dining!

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