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The Marina Restaurant

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1 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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Dunedin, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great evening at this restaurant, service was good, the food was Delicious - couldn't asked for a better main meal (lamb was perfect). Really lovely atmosphere to be in.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Marina is delightful. Service is always faultless. Our group of four had a mixture of entrees, mains and desserts. Amazing fresh ravioli, duck, lamb and fish of the day. The salted caramel dessert was OUT OF THIS WORLD! We will continue to visit The Marina- thanks Team!

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Thank janeygal2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I first went here 10 years ago, and it is still my favourite restaurant in Gisborne. The food keeps getting better; the wine list has a great mix of local wines; the staff are both friendly and professional. And it's the best restaurant location in the city!

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Thank Jim S
New Zealand
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Marina is a marvel. I wish we had a restaurant like this where I live! Consistently such great food, service and atmosphere - the restaurant seemed fully booked and I can definitely see why. Can't wait to come back to Gisborne and eat here again.

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Thank jimja
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Was delicious food. Went for starters and mains (too full for dessert). Service was great and ambiance was nice too. My partner works in the high end food industry and only critiqued a few things, this is high praise lol. Was exactly what we wanted to finish a fantastic holiday in beautiful Gisborne.

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Thank Edd B
Tamahere, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great fine dining with a beautiful setting. The lamb rump and ostrich fillet (special of the day) were amazing, as was the dark chocolate souffle. The (complimentary) zucchini amuse bouche was great too.

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Thank GarethG29
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, we were professionally looked after. The dishes we had were outstanding along with the excellent service provided by the owner and our waitress Nina. It is nice to find a restaurant that actually delivers on all fronts. Will definitely be back when we visit Gisborne again.

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Thank Bobrita16
Gisborne, New Zealand
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131 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

French Cuisine, definitely worth dressing up for on a special occasion. Set right by the river with some tables outside. Interesting menu with a few little extras arriving during the meal!

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Perth, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Taken to this restaurant by friends. The reception, service, quality of food was very good. I tried the Ostrich as reccomended by the waitress and it lived up to its reccomendation. An ideal place for a celebration meal.

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Thank Tom M
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and i had been out on a road trip in our Campervan,the road trip included the day of our wedding anniversary. My wife booked us in for dinner at the Marina for 6pm. at 4pm I snuck in to see the owner/manager Caroline and explained to her that it was our anniversary, i asked her if she could... More 

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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$12 - US$31
Cuisine
French, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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: 1 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?