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Harbourside

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150 The Strand, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
+64 7-571 0520
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Melbourne
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219 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is tucked under the railway bridge and not too easy to find, but well worth it. We enjoyed bluff oysters, salmon and tuna and. Millton Riesling (recommended by the waiter). The Harbourside tables provide a window on the city.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I came across an advert for this restaurant by chance - and am so pleased I did. I recommend you booking because for a Thursday night it was quite full. We were lucky enough to secure the last balcony table. When we arrived in the car park we were a tad disappointed because the building was behind what seemed to... More 

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Thank KristinaA333
Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a business dinner and had a very nice evening - the waiting staff were great, the food was very tasty and well presented. My tuna main was not quite as hot as I would have preferred but otherwise was very nice. However the licorice brulee dessert was amazing and can recommend that!

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Thank SueC43
Auckland New Zealand
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90 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant 2 weeks ago with a group of friends to celebrate a 70th birthday. The food was a bit disappointing. Pretty ho hum and not cheap. We had a set menu with a few choices for entree and main course. I chose the squid for entree - it was covered in sauce and hard to taste anything... More 

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Thank Christine5203
Tauranga, New Zealand
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188 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food and wine. Very noisy and service was a little brusque. This is not a place to go for an intimate meal as the acoustics make it very noisy when the restaurant is busy. Impatience on the part of the waitstaff was not well disguised.

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Thank Lyn W
Perth
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A delightful location situated over the water, take your friends, family or loved one and you won't be disappointed with the ambience or more particularly the food and the service which are all excellent. A good and diverse menu will give you the options to select from not only gluten free, but all other options along with great steaks and... More 

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Taupo
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252 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big group of us so set menu but the food was good, could have been hotter but understand difficult serving such a big group at one time. All the meals for each table came out at the same time which was very well done. Food was enjoyed by all at the table. Would be lovely sitting outside looking at... More 

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Thank TaupoSheryll
Port Albert, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday night dinner for two. Lamb backstrap a little too rare but very tasty and the eye fillet just slightly over. Service was excellent with great harbour views.

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Launceston, Australia
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469 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waitress was missing in action a few times, but the miso salmon and the chicken salad were excellent. The side of mushrooms was heavenly.

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Thank Ranipuss
Whakatane, New Zealand
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and service in a excellent location, with a great atmosphere. Not too fancy (like some fine dining) and we felt it was good value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 The Strand, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-571 0520

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