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Phil's Place Restaurant

) #42 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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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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 16 March 2014

Excellent service, beautiful meal and amazing atmosphere. Birthday gathering for 16 guests - everyone left very happy - wonderful night - highly recommend...

1  Thank Kay S
Reviewed 16 March 2014

The setting is nice, right on the harbor. The fish & chips were very good. The feta salad was a bit skimpy on lettuce. All in all a good place to stop for lunch.

1  Thank Ron G
Reviewed 13 March 2014 via mobile

Its not my first visit to Phil's place but this time my teenage son came just to absorb the atmosphere from his drummer idol. We both had a meal of surf n turf and the meal was delivered promptly and cooked well. My steak was...More

2  Thank crocteaser
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Our first visit to Phil's Place was under the original regime and it was disastrous. Since then the management has changed and we have dined there three times now. Each visit has seen an improvement in food quality and service. Our most recent meal was...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 10 February 2014

I've visited Phil's place on two separate occasions and both times I've been delighted with the food, atmosphere and above all seriously great customer service. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Phil's place to someone wanting a special night out.

Thank Brendan K
Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

Had a very good lunch - a supply truck broke down so what I ordered they couldn't provide - they handled it very well and the improvised meal was very tasty.

Thank Craig36B
Reviewed 23 January 2014

We stopped here early one evening (7pm) on our way home for a drink and quick bite while watching the sun go down over the marina. The setting was fantastic, although we were the only people sitting outside (it was a little breezy), and we...More

Thank robEngland
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Wow, this has to be the best place in Tauranga to sit back, relax and enjoy right on the harbour. We had a table of six outside for my mothers 79th birthday lunch. The Staff couldn't have been more helpful & attentive. Menu was fantastic...More

Thank Leanne K
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Had a group booking in the private dining room from the main restaurant for a 60th birthday party , attended by mostly family members (seats 14 max.) Pity the day wasn't up to the great views across the the marina,harbour with kaimai ranges in backround...More

Thank mccdzyne
Reviewed 25 December 2013

My wife & I went here for dinner and were very impressed with the quality of the meals. We had the lamb rack and chicken supreme. Portion sizes were generous and at acceptable prices. An enjoyable experience. Would go back again.

Thank schof123
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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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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
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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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