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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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Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are in Tauranga you must eat here. The food is fantastic we had spiced endomine beans lamb ribs prawn and calamari sticky rice followed by pavlova it was so good I can't speak.

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plentiful food...and what delicious food! We had a banquet! Try the tempura eggplant...and the lamb ribs...everything really!

Thank jacquelinem449
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was a great new eastern cuisine mix. Deserts were incredible. So go for it if you have room. Staff made the place and atmosphere. I'd go for vibe as much as food.

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Macau is a great place to go, whether it's for one, two or a group. The range of food is fabulous and you can share different dishes if you desire. The food is beautiful and so so tasty. Luv it!

Thank PJ S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exotic flavours in a matching setting. Always seem to be busy whenever we have visited in the evening. Efficient service but sometimes seem overpowered by the number of customers... Interesting choice of Asian fusion fare.

Thank JohnPaul1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok I have walked passed many of times.. but today I ventured into the fabulous place. Staff great very helpful and the food to die for .. amazing cuisine from the spring rolls to the Duck pancakes AMAZING... dont underestimate this venue... Food and service...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A new place on the Strand, which is being redeveloped, we went to Macau on a Monday evening. Already recommended as a good place to eat. The menu is 'Asian fusion tapas' and provides something different than what I've seen elsewhere. Despite that I had...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Looked at TripAdvisor for ideas. Macau came on the list and was walking distance from hotel. So my friends and I went there after work. Every thing we ordered was amazing! I don't like spicy food, the food there was spicy but tasty spicy. Not...More

Thank Flavia M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Every day of the week happy hour to chill out. Beer and wines $7. Add $3 for great chips or edamane beans. You can sit inside or outside no bookings required for happy hour. Just try it its great.

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The upstairs venue has a great view and Fantastic Food, a great selection of delightful food. a must for Corprate presents and meetings

Thank johnbackhouse
1Cameron1, Manager at Macau, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi John, Thank you for your review, we hope to welcome you back soon. Many thanks Joshua

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Mike S
23 July 2017|
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Response from 1Cameron1 | Property representative |
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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Response from 1Cameron1 | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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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