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Macau Restaurant

59 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-578 8717
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus balls” (10 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (17 reviews)
“eggplant” (13 reviews)
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Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Good place for a drink. We didn't have time for a meal so cant comment. Beautifull fit out.Was a bit cold when we werere so sat inside - outside would be great on a warmer day

Thank gregsnell3110
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a rainy monday night but the restaurant still had quite a few people in which was surprising, so a popular place. The food was lovely and great flavours, and you couldnt fault the service.

Thank egyptmermaid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gosh, we loved this place. Was taken there for staff Xmas do and I still rave about it 9 months later! Great for any type of crowd big or small. Pick your meals and all share. You get to taste so many new things it...More

Thank TheChaneys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food can be either shared which I have had previously and enjoyed, this time we had our own meals and I personally did not enjoy this as much. Food as always was beautifully presented and every person present enjoyed their meal. A good selection of...More

Thank roslynf61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. Dishes created to share with the table. As a vegetarian they were happy to alter the dish to suit my needs. Outdoor seating available to view the harbour or tables and booths inside. Their edamame beans are amazing. Prices are very responsible.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The title says it all. A different experience if you want to share the small plate sizes and we think that is the best option to try so many different tasty dishes Don't be put off by what the dish is called - they are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a group of colleagues and guests here for Dinner. We ordered the smorgasbord so everyone could try a range of dishes - recommended to us by the waiter. It was so delicious! All the dishes were to die for - beware the beef...More

Thank belindabarnes28
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I always recommend friends to dine here when in the area. It is one of the best restaurants in Tauranga for sure. Great food, great flavours, great interior

Thank LexEnglish
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Have been in the Bay area for over 12 months now and have struggled to find somewhere I have enjoyed from a dining perspective so we tried Macau. This was prompted by the fact it is the only BOP restaurant featured in the recently published...More

Thank craigreil
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Good food is always what we dine out hoping to receive, but not all restaurants offer a twist on favourite fresh ingredients. Macau combines a unique flavour with local ingredients and great service. Thank you Stephanie our waitress who looked after our group with humour...More

Thank Helen B
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Mike S
23 July 2017|
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Morning Mike, We have a private hire room above the restaurant that is available for 30 or more people, if you jump on our website or give me a call we can organize this. Many thanks Joshua
Jan M
6 June 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-578 8717
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Macau embraces the flavors of the East with the added influence & fusion of Pacific fresh produce. Inspired by the communal eating philosophy of the Asian table, our menu is made of dishes created for sharing enabling and encouraging the spirit of eating together so you can try each dish as a part of a full dining experience Experience many flavors in one night, variety is the spice of life. You can order a few dishes to start, then order more as your appetite desires. Our food comes to you the moment it is ready.

Finalist for cuisine good food award 2016

bay of Plenty hospitality awards

Winner Outstanding design/ambience
Finalist outstanding chef
finalist outstanding restaurant
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