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Rain Bar

) #51 of 291 Restaurants in Tauranga ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , ,
30 Gravatt Road, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 7-572 3066
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
30 Gravatt Road, Tauranga, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 2nd trip to this restaurant, and while the food was delicious and substantial (we couldn't eat it all, they could have served less), and the service was friendly, we were frustrated over how long it took for our meals to come. We...More

Thank michmegan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here several times before, but only had drinks. We came in today for a meal, having the beer battered fish and chips. A well presented meal, very fresh ingredients and a large portion size. If you are hungry, this meal will not disappoint....More

Thank kimchella9
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were disappointed in there prices for a bar. Food was excellent. But over priced.We are not in Auckland.

Thank eveleen2015
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is our local bar/bistro and the service, food and staff never disappoints...Food is delicious and substantial, service friendly and efficient and ambience casual and pleasant. It is convenient to where we live which is an added bonus.

Thank Desa2000
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped at this restaurant/bar on our way to the Mount Maunganui for lunch. The place has a bar on the right and some regular tables and high tables to the left. Plenty of light inside, large TV screens on the walls and quite relaxed...More

Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My wife and I went there while in Papamoa. The restaurant is a little loud but it's a nice place. Loved the food. can't even remember what my wife had but the nachos I had there were some of the very best I've ever had....More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We have a saying in Maori: HE KAI KEI AKU RINGA It talks about someone who can use their basic abilities and resources to create success. This is how i would describe the Rain Bar. Pleasant atmosphere sometimes too rowdy, nice staff and consistent comfort...More

Thank Hinerau R
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Nice greetings from the staff. Chose the salmon but when I cut into it, it was not cooked through. Called the waiter. No issue and apologised straightaway. Took to the kitchen and returned within a minute. Chef said he could cook a fresh piece or...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We've been to rain bar for food twice now. The first was for brunch which was excellent. We were very impressed with the portion size to cost ratio. Being from the U.K. And canada the cost of eating out here in New Zealand seems extortionate...More

Thank charlottesykes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely a return visit in the future. Exceptional coffee to start( thanks Keri)sure thing the meal will be great and it was. The lamb salad was full of flavour and colour. Presented beautifully as well as the second meal pork belly for my husband. Service...More

Thank Florathexplorer
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Gayle H
26 June 2017|
Response from Florathexplorer | Reviewed this property |
Hi there if you go to the website the full menu is there. 😄
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Gravatt Road, Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-572 3066
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