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The Phoenix Tauranga

$$ - $$$, European,
67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
+64 7-578 8741
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“angus burger” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (41 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 427 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love dropping in with the team on Thursdays and enjoy the well run operation at the Phoenix. Ask for the chunky Kunmara fries!More

Thank Quentin P
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Quentin for your excellent rating and for being a loyal regular supporter of The Phoenix. We truely appreciate your feedback on the running of our establishment, and we have to agree, our Chunky Kumara Fries are a great snack with a drink! :-)...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Phoenix would have to be the best bar/ restaurant on Tauranga,s 'Strand' Located right in the center of the restaurant 'strip' , its location for both indoor and outdoor dining makes it a 'must visit 'when in Tauranga. Excellent, well balanced menu catering for...More

Thank Sutton58
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your excellent recommendation of 'The Phoenix'. Please make yourself known to the owners on your next visit as both your feedback and patronage is highly valued. Sincerely, Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in town on business and we decided to visit here for a few drinks. The staff were friendly and did a good job. Inside and sheltered outside seating which was heated as well. We didn't eat here but seemed to have a lot on...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to pop in to our establishment on your visit to Tauranga and for reviewing the experience. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit to the area. Safe travelling :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by the Phoenix for the first time last night as I’m new to Tauranga. It is safe to say that this is the place to be on the strand! Extremely attentive and diligent staff made our experience very pleasant. We were more than impressed...More

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

Thank you for your excellent feedback and rating. We are delighted that both the service and our offerings impressed you to win you as a return customer. We look forward to welcoming you again soon to hopefully continue to surprise and delight you. Thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in during the lunch break. They were not super busy. Wait staff were friendly enough, but food was very slow in coming for 2 people who order Seafood Chowder & Fish n Chips, we waited well over 30 minutes. Unfortunately the Seafood Chowder was...More

Thank Janbru_2310
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your valued feedback as this is not our expected standard of how our seafood chowder is produced. We normally receive great reviews on this product and have spoken to Chef to ascertain what created the discrepancy. He advises that his mix of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called on the spur of the moment to book a table for 6 on Friday night. They were so accommodating! Service was top notch. We ordered food to share which came out really quickly considering it was packed. We all were so impressed. Wish I...More

Thank Hellz-bellz-in-gc
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your fabulous feedback. It is great to read that we ticked all the boxes, and that we have gained your loyalty to return. Thank you also to your waitress Lana and The Phoenix team. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great night at the Phoenix. There were 9 of us for dinner on Saturday night 21st July. We all had a great time, great service friendly crew. As usual the Phoenix was really busy. All our meals came out together and everyone enjoyed their...More

Thank Denise A
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Denise for your fabulous review. We highly value your regular custom and consistent support of all we have to offer. We look forward to seeing you and your friends here again soon so we can continue to both meet and exceed your expectations....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in before dinner and had a couple of drinks. The staff were very friendly and service was great. Good selection of beers and wines. We didn't eat here but the selection of pizzas looked good.

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

Thank you for taking the time to offer such positive feedback of our offerings and service here @ The Phoenix! :-)

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Myself and a few of my friends have some what become regulars of the phoenix! We love popping in every now and again to have a yummy pizza and a few wines on a friday evening after a busy week, what makes it a great...More

Thank Rebecca P
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you to you Rebecca and your friends for 'loving' The Phoenix. It is very warming to hear that you all so enjoy our atmosphere, service and offerings that you have now all become regulars! It is always great for us as owners, and for...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Arranged to meet for dinner [we are a little older] and wanted to have a beer and a chat but alas this place is noisy.. The beer was nice and the calamari was perfect so that was great but alas we couldn't hear each other...More

Thank Nigel B
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you Nigel for reviewing our beer as being nice and the calamari as 'perfect'! Yes, it does get noisy at busy times when the place is full, so our recommendation is to book ahead and tell us you require a table in a quieter...More

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Mary P
9 July 2018|
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Response from Ralph W | Property representative |
Thank you Mary for the great feedback and support of The Phoenix as a true regular. It's great to know we are doing it right, and we certainly appreciate your regular patronage and smile! :-)
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caley c
18 April 2016|
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Response from justgowithit2015 |
Menu is on their website thephoenixtauranga
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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
Description
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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