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Phil's Place Restaurant

) #40 of 291 Restaurants in Tauranga $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
+64 7-574 4147
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (20 reviews)
“mash” (7 reviews)
“tapas” (9 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attending a wine club here the food was absolutely amazing, trying 6 courses plus sampling the 6 vegetarian courses as well was a fantastic experience. Topped off with the best service and cocktails from Ryan its definitely worth a try

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

Thank you so much for your lovely comments

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across Phil's Place.. so glad we did.. very warm and friendly welcome.. we the beer battered fish (gurnard), Prawn Cutlets with a modern twist and the scallops.. absolutely delicious.. perhaps a little pricey, but I don't mind when food is delicious and service...More

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a birthday lunch. Great food and nice staff but seems a bit pricy for similar meals at other restaurants. Fish and chips meal was delicious? Wish there was a better selection of beerMore

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

Thank you for your comments. We have a huge selection of beer by the bottle but only had room to put one craft beer on tap. We are a restaurant not a pub so our prices reflect that as we pay a huge lease to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped in with no booking on a long weekend on impulse. Gentleman on reception found us a table by the fire. Menu's produced, and explained, orders taken, drinks served, meals presented all with great timing, and a little good natured wit without taking away...More

Thank Cap'n C
JoatPhilsPlace, Owner at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a big fan of the 70's and 80's AC/DC music so convinced my wife to check out Phil's place, owned by brilliant drummer Phil Rudd. We turned up with no reservation on a holiday Monday evening and were made very welcome. It has a...More

Thank kanodong
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments. Its very much appreciated.

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Had and outstanding first visit see previous review. Booked a table for early evening, arrived early for a drink when we were seated were told our table was reserved at 830 some 2 .75 hours away. The waitress was straight on us for our orders...More

Thank davidlinton001
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Hi Jo here the Manager or I should say old lady that opened your twist top bottle with my hands ( thats why they are twist top bottles). Sorry that you felt that you were rushed through your meals but it may have been a...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was a surprise we had a private room spacious looking out to the beautiful boats a tv if you want to watch a game and attentive service but not in your face. The meals and everyone had something different were equally great .it...More

Thank gargoyles50
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Rainy day nice table near a window - good food and service . I brought my daughter here for her birthday. We enjoyed a shared feast of different small dishes. A good choice of dishes to choose from. The Lamb Tapa highly recommended. The scallops...More

Thank JanenGeoff
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I went there with my family from overseas and they were impressed with the beautiful view and lovely service. The waiter bring us some taste of NZ beers and also reserved a table inside for us when the weather got cold. The food was really...More

Thank mlmayara
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

2 lunch meals both disappointed: steak open sandwich with overcooked leathery steak ; seafood skewer 2 tiny scallops over cooked and dry, prawns & squid ok. Wild rice dry and boring, made edible by tasty coriander dip. Salad not dressed. Fortunately desserts were delicious -...More

Thank BeachFoodie528
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

We apologise if you didn't enjoy your meal and appreciate your comments.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kiamaia W
hi do you cater for birthdays...groups of approx 30
17 March 2017|
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Response from HelenWindle | Reviewed this property |
they do have a function room so give them a call
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William P
Can i book online.?
24 September 2016|
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Response from JoatPhilsPlace | Property representative |
Yes you can book online, but best to give us a call.
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Shonamarieob
Do you cater for vegetarians Cheers
31 August 2016|
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Yes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
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
Description
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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