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The Marina Restaurant

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Vogel Street | Marina Park, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-868 5919
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Great venue and atmosphere, fantastic meal,and great staff. Really recommend this restaurant if you are in Gisborne. It wouldn't be out of place in Wellington, and is an absolute gem. When we are in Gisborne again we would definitely eat here.

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Thank Valerie B
Gisborne - East Coast
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

The hosts are amazing - the food is fantastic - the setting is beautiful and on winter nights, the fire is glowing, What more could you ask for? Ah.. service. You get that in spades.

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Thank Annnz
Gisborne, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

For a lovely night out with good views of the river, lovely atmosphere and excellent French cuisine pick the Marina. Always consistently good,

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Thank Liz R
London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We came here for an early dinner at 6pm. Menu is short but interesting. Partner had venison tartare. I had a blue cheese salad despite it being off menu after a mix up with the soup of the day. Main were the beef and the salmon special. Both were faultless. Desserts were citrus delight and the chocolate tart. Tart was... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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293 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

We'd read lots of great reviews, so we had a meal. It's an embracing place, lovely faux fire in the heart of it, tasteful peaceful decor and an engaging history. We were welcomed warmly and enjoyed the experience. The meals were fine, if not perhaps as wonderful as others have reported. A fish dish looked rather bland on the plate... More 

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Bunbury
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Last month I organised a dinner voucher by email from WA for my mother-in-law and the staff went out of their way to hand deliver it so it would arrive on time. We had dinner at The Marina tonight and thoroughly enjoyed the meal, service and atmosphere. The staff were amazing and the food delicious. The crab entree was excellent,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

We dined at the Marina Restaurant as part of a large tour group. The ambience is lovely and the staff were fantastic. There were several of our party with dietary issues which usually causes problems when dining in a big group, however, the chef and staff at this restaurant were brilliant, they checked with us as to what the issues... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

My husband and I dined at The Marina Restaurant for our wedding anniversary on Friday night. The whole experience was amazing, service, food, beverage selection, ambience.... our expectations were exceeded! We have dined here several times before, but the menu has grown in depth and variety. The selection was amazing and it was difficult to choose as all the dishes... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

Go ahead and treat yourself... One of the best meals we've had in years! Delicious very high quality food, beautifully presented and generous proportions. The consistently 10/10 quality food deserves a Michelin Star. With an impressive wine list to match. Try the Calamari Croquettes. Whilst they look simple they are simply amazing. The most tender tasty calamari inside that I've... More 

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Inverness, Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

We had a good meal here. Very attentive staff. You can have three courses and not feel overly full which is nice. Quality of food and wine choice is very nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 31
Cuisine
French, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vogel Street | Marina Park, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-868 5919
Description
Ultimate fine dining in Gisborne- Michelin Style Dining, Bistro style lunches

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?