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Somerset Cottage

30 Bethlehem Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-576 6889
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
30 Bethlehem Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us dined here and no complaints. On the contrary it was a thoroughly good dining experience. Entrees were Cheese Souflee with paprika pear, chicken and duck liver pate and Squid with Tamarind dressing. Mains, 3 x eye fillet with onion rings and cafe...More

Thank Worldtraveller2044
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went for a birthday special night because I knew the restaurant and its reputation and I wanted to impress my birthday girl the night was spot on the Duck was delicious so was my braised short rib.the entrees where double baked Cheese souffle and...More

Thank ChefRoland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious, nicely presented food served by gracious and attentive staff. Relaxing atmosphere with soothing background music in lovely old cottage. Mains included seasonal vegetables which were delicious but insufficient.

Thank barrynesdale
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

So very disappointed. We were invited by friends to join them on their wedding anniversary at Somerset. I made a small joke about how incredibly loud our neighbouring table of 2 were (the husband was obviously hard of hearing) and the waitress stared me down....More

Thank shellsyy4u
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is such a lovely place to dine. We try to celebrate special occasions here as the menu is superb and it is situated on the edge of the city with free parking, in an historic building.

Thank HeatherBallantyne
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious dinner and the atmosphere was nice. The price is a tad higher than other "couples restaurants" but definitely not expensive. It's a nice date night for any night of the week.

Thank Malibu_Barbie_JennyW
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Somerset Cottage is beautiful fine dining food in a cozy yet elegant setting. We like to go here for special occasions as it is a bit pricey to go too often and its nice to save it for a treat. Service is wonderful and they...More

Thank s0phiebarnard
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The maitre'd was abrupt, rude and extremely unwelcoming. The entrees were fine. The pork main was dry with soggy crackling. The duck main was ok. The seasonal vegetables were absolutely awful scorched on the outside, totally raw otherwise. Could not get the knife through them....More

3  Thank Kathryn Y
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Not a busy night which can sometimes be disastrous for a restaurant as they can take their eye of the ball Certainly not the case here From the time we walked through the door until we left was a great experience Service was very good...More

Thank lampardTauranga
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful as usual. Perfect service. Cosy location and of course incredible delicious food. My absolute favourite restaurant in Tauranga.

Thank rochellep123
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Bethlehem Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-576 6889
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