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Harbourside

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150 The Strand, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
+64 7-571 0520
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

never lets us down. we love to go here for lunch. service is a little slow but the atmosphere makes up for it. the views are fabulous.

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Thank francjay
Tauranga, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has been one of our go to restaurants for years. Overall the food has always been good. However the past couple of times have been poor. We decided it may have been a one off that our duck was over cooked with a broth tasting like dishwater, the curry dry and the chicken stack a horrible bitter sauce... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we arrived without booking and were told we could have a table within 30 minutes, it took 20. In good weather the views over the river would be great. It was not easy to find as it is almost hidden. Service was impeccable. Food was good quality and fair value. Would have happily gone again.

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Thank daffid_12
Tauranga, New Zealand
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of Tauranga best and most consistently good restaurants. I have dined there many times over the years ... the food is always great and the service is fresh and polite.. If you are looking for a top quality dinning experience in TGA you cant go passed this place

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Thank davidsnjohnson
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have dined here about 4 times previously & it's been top quality! This time I ordered the Chicken Stack as always! 5 bites in I noticed the chicken was raw by the bone of the thigh GUTTED & it put me off the meal staff were very attentive & they spoke to the chef & Manager...was offered a free... More 

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Thank niknaks69
Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was amazing, great atmosphere, knowledgeable staff (I have food allergies, they did not make me feel awkward about asking what I could eat, for things to be added/ removed.

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Thank Kiwi_Explor
Brisbane, Australia
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398 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most tasty meals I have had. The mussels in laksa were spicy and absolutely delicious. The Peking duck entree was also very good. I would definitely go back.

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Thank Elizabeth_and_David
Tauranga, New Zealand
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second dinner out at Harbourside and went there because it was a friend's birthday and their choice. Had a booking so no problem there. Didn't have an entree. The main course was okay but the mushroom sauce was disgusting - watery and no mushrooms in sight. We were given a side plate of mushrooms when my husband... More 

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Thank Robyn H
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were 11 of us for lunch including 3 under the age of six and the staff and service couldn't have been better. We sat out on the verandah with a very experienced waiter looking after us. Kids were dealt to quickly and all the meals came out pretty much at the same time. Between us we covered the menu... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A casual - classy eatery. No pretentiousness here! The servers welcoming and oh so lovely - the setting - beautiful... The presentation of the food is spectacular. The restaurant is tucked in along the harbour making it even more attractive. Treat yourself to lunch or dinner during your stay in the Bay of Plenty. Interesting - Bobby F & C... More 

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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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
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?