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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 good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“angus burger” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (34 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 355 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great range of beers on tap, perfect for a beer after a hard day, we all had burgers and was one of the top 3 meals I had in Tauranga during a two week stay. Worth a visit

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

Great to hear, "thanks" :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending a busy Melbourne Cup day here I decided to return on a busy Thursday evening for a couple of beers & to look at the food. I was very pleasantly surprised to hear the place had new owners, & the calibre of the...More

Thank hbbloke1972
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted to hear you had such a fabulous experience with us both on Melbourne Cup day and after. Our Melbourne Cup red carpet event certainly was awesome, and the Phoenix Team all looked amazing in their special attire! Will load more photos on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped in for a quick and light lunch. The salads were excellent. Most restaurants destroy calamari. However, the calamari in the salad was absolutely perfect. It was totally unexpected. The service was great and the views lovely. Our lunch here made our day.

Thank c44me
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with family for breakfast one Sunday and was amazed that we could get a table for the 12 of us. The staff were very accommodating and friendly and the food was excellent.

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

Perfect! Thanks so much :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice setting overlooking The Strand. Very nice staff and excellent food. Great range of beers and drinks available too.

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

Great to hear; look forward seeing you again soon. Many Thanks :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday night 5 30 drinks with beautiful friends,6 30 dinner hubby and I both had the ribeye steak perfection on a plate didnt share with hubby this time Friends had wagu Im sure hubby was eyeing theres BUT table shared a bowl of there BIG...More

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

Outstanding and great to hear, thank you! "Yes" our entire team of chefs lead by our amazing Head Chef have really done us proud. They continue to strive to produce the best product. The cheesecake is one of my favourites too! Added to this, we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined on a Thursday night. It was busy and people appeared to be enjoying themselves. The rest of the strip was empty and lacked any atmosphere.We were seated quickly and the service was first class. No waiting at all, the menus were explained and our...More

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

We are delighted you enjoyed the atmosphere, food and service here @ 'The Phoenix' and look forward to welcoming you again. Many Thanks :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friday of the labour day weekend and this place was hopping! Looked we caught the tail end of the after work crowd so with some larger groups it was very loud. The beer selection is good as is the wine list however our server appeared...More

Thank JD419
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. This is not our usual standard as you will see from reading the reviews previous to your own. We sincerely apologise that your experience was not as it could have been. We would have been happy for you to have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for an early evening meal. The atmosphere was lively . The food and service were really good. The ribs were fantastic, as were the burgers. Reasonably priced.

Thank Tina S
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is always a pleasure to read a review such as yours that covers 5 stars all round from atmosphere to reasonable pricing. "Thank You" :-)

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Been here many times before and is always good food and a good time. Atmosphere is great and staff are always polite and attentetive. Love going here for after work drinks or a quick catch up with friends.

Thank J9421NBannab
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

We are delighted to hear of your great experiences at The Phoenix, "Thank You" for the excellent feedback and the 'fab' photos of your meal. Our aim is to please in every way. Cheers, Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
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
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
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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