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Phil's Place Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
+64 7-574 4147
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (21 reviews)
“laksa” (3 reviews)
“mash” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Phil’s Place as part of a fairly big group. We had a seperate room which was very nice and opened by big sliding doors onto a deck. This was lovely as the night was really warm. The choice on the menu was...More

Thank jjd25386
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great location at the harbour bridge marina to watch the sun set and the activities of the boaties. The food was very good and the sea food and Asian dishes give the place a bit of a difference. Service was very good even though...More

Thank 1945Alan
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Alan, yes busy time of the year with pre Christmas functions. Thank you for your comments. from Jo

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner there on a busy Friday evening, with a large group and a pre-booked set menu christmas offer. I understand restaurants squeeze people in, but my gosh, the 2 seats at one end of our table had 2 friends banging their elbows against...More

1  Thank TaylaKendrick
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments . One of your group we had to constantly watch and monitor due to alcohol consumption before you arrived. I know its christmas function time but your numbers did increase and we were already booked out.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here for years so branding new and we were happy we tried it out. The welcome and service throughout was friendly and helpful. We liked the setting watching marina activity and most importantly enjoyed our meals. My wife picked on two entrees, clamari...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An evening meal on the patio with the sun setting over the marina. What a great way to spend time with the family. Food and drinks were first class. What more could you want?

Thank Tim M
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes the sunsets are amazing and thank you for your lovely comments

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was good until the waiter arrived to serve us, we thought he had left months ago and we were looking forward to him not being there. We were entertaining some very high level executives from out of town and the last thing we needed...More

Thank bartholomew123693
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry to hear of your experience. Not sure who you are talking about so if you would like to email me at info@philsplacenz.com I will look into it. Many thanks Jo

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Had lunch here, all staff very friendly and attentive. Food very good. Great views. Good variety on menu.

Thank deanyboy
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Well after travelling 11 000 miles, an extra 100 to Phil's place shouldn't have been an issue. Bit difficult to find as Google maps had it in a different place, but we eventually got there on a wet and windy day. Service was good as...More

Thank brymcd
Reviewed 1 November 2017

All very good excellent food service as iam a ac/dc fan thought I’d better travel to see it The service was excellent I had a fillet steak which was fantastic followed by creme bruel

Thank tadge999
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Went out for dinner here partner never liked pork belly before, but this restaurant converted her! She loved it great atmosphere out at the marina! Would highly recommend in the summer as the suns coming down sitting outside with a beer enjoying an entree while...More

Thank willsamtroy
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Kiamaia W
17 March 2017|
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Response from HelenWindle | Reviewed this property |
they do have a function room so give them a call
William P
24 September 2016|
Response from JoatPhilsPlace | Property representative |
Yes you can book online, but best to give us a call.
31 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-574 4147
  • E-mail
Open 7 days a week from 11.30 am and serving food all day. We are located right on the waters edge at the Tauranga Bridge Marina.
Large menus to suit all ages and we do have children"s portions available.
Friendly staff in a wonderful ambiance. Delicious food and affordable prices.No surcharge on public holidays.
Closed Christmas Day , 26th and 27th December and Good Friday.
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