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The Phoenix Tauranga Restaurant

) #18 of 291 Restaurants in Tauranga $$ - $$$ , European,
67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
+64 7-578 8741
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (34 reviews)
“angus burger” (6 reviews)
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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good service. They forgot our entree, entirely. But brought it while eating our mains and didn't charge us. Food was delicious. The wardens were great, bar one, who rolled her eyes, (when we asked for another wine) strange Behaviour when your there to serve...More

Thank VGirl333
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food, staff, ambiance and drinks all in all make the experience an enjoyable time. We visited on Saturday with family from Auckland. Grandaughter loves your kids menu. Such good value. She got excited when she knew we were returning again. A nine year old...More

Thank Yvonne640
Reviewed 5 days ago

Parked across the road, walked over to the Phoenix. Were warmly greeted at the entrance and directed to a table for six inside. Promptly supplied fresh cold water and menus and left for us to make our selections. Friendly waitress on returning advised us of...More

Thank garrytmcguire
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the outstanding rating and feedback. We really appreciate knowing you enjoyed your time with us at The Phoenix and that the service and product was spot on! Cheers, Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited here for lunch with 2 adults and 2 teenagers. Everyone ordered something different and everyone really enjoyed their meals. Sadly we started eating before I thought to take a photo - but everything looked as good as it tasted! The wait staff couldn't...More

Thank NewZealandKiwifamily
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey, thanks for your great feedback on all points. Hope to see you all again soon so you can take 'that' photo! Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here with family for lunch on a Saturday. We had great service and thought the menu was really good. I had the angus burger which was really tasty and April had the steak salad which was huge. Our daughter had...More

Thank KiwiBax
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for your outstanding review; it's what we live for here at The Phoenix! Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Has a great atmosphere with timber floors etc. We sat outside at the front and enjoyed Pizza and some very good craft beer

Thank rosscoRotorua
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. Beer & Pizza is always a good mix! Ana-Marie & Ralph

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is fantastic and delivered in timely manner. Great craft beers. Lots of space to sit whether inside our out.

Thank Trace22222
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the 'fab' rating & feedback!. Have just shown it to some of the staff as this always makes their day & ours. See you again soon. Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Hi, I had dinner here tonight. We had our 6month old with us. The high chair was waiting for us. We ordered straight and the food was really quick. Steve was just absolutely lovely he would of done anything for us. The food was amazing...More

Thank Meg M
Ralph W, Manager at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

This is what we love to hear from our customers. Steve, well done to you and all the FOH and Kitchen team. We thank you too! Ana-Marie & Ralph

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This place is great, brilliant food and atmosphere. Service is also good. Doesn't get much better !!More

Thank mattchontelle
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Wow! Great feedback, but not For Sale, lol! We Love it too! We have a great team and are passionate about providing a warm, welcoming atmosphere and product. We are pleased to know you experienced that with us and look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

I have to be honest and say that the dinner at The Phoenix the other evening was really yummy on ALL levels. In our party we had the main courses of lamb, chicken and the Angus steak. All three main meals were outstanding. The for...More

Thank LvdW16
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

"Thank You" for the excellent feedback on your meal. We have a great team in the kitchen who certainly go the extra mile which we as owners truely value. We will pass this on. Ana-Marie & Ralph

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-578 8741
  • E-mail
The Phoenix is the latest addition to the family of Monteith's Craft Beer Bars. We strive to excel in what we do, and provide GREAT FOOD and FRESH BEER to the people of Tauranga. We are passionate about the hospitality industry and strongly believe this is what helps us stand out in the crowd. The Phoenix is designed to be a place where people can come and relax, socialise and be themselves. We hope to bring new, fresh ideas to Tauranga with our different menu, designer cocktails, craft beers and service. We hope you enjoy your visit at The Phoenix Tauranga.
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