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Macau Bar Kitchen and Lounge

59 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-578 8717
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus balls” (16 reviews)
“eggplant” (21 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (21 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 4 days ago

We went to Macau for a work night out. The service was great and we all ordered the Emperors banquet which was a good choice albeit being quite pricey. All the dishes were excellent except we found the beef a tad tasteless. A really good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank diver201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loving the new menu. The half chicken was delicious. Great that youve finally opened upstairs as a bar. Keep up the great work.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mackem70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy restaurant with a menu with interesting asian fusion dishes. Like to come back and try again. Can be a bit noisy when full.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BrianH5676
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friends and I came here for a birthday dinner last weekend. The service was outstanding. We had the $38pp set menu. Wow! Plenty of food and it was all amazing. We still cannot stop talking about the tempura eggplant! We then decided to come back...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GreerM28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come to Mt Maunganui for our annual 2 weeks at our timeshare every Nov & Macau is always on our must do list . This time it was still excellent- charming staff & delicious food . The wee pork dumplings with ginger were so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FranNewZealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very nice restaurant well located, service is quick and the eat is so good. The Tuna Bowl was amazing I recommend 100%

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank poloh11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, Macau Lounge is amazing! Same great location, service and staff as Macau, but with a great view and awesome atmosphere! Can't wait to visit again. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NZTraveller21_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good menu and a nice place to go and watch the world go by. Food is what you would expect and that is cool

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank CocotheClown2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so I’ve been here before about 2 years ago for Breakfast with friends and for an evening meal and I have to say service was slow and food was good but not fantastic. How things can change, although we didn’t have a meal we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 574englishc
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for an interesting choice of meals, attentive staff and good prices in Tauranga then Macau is the place to go. I went with a colleague for a mid-week meal, no booking, and were quickly seated and served. Both of us of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 808davidh
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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 |
Yes we do
8 March 2017|
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Response from 574englishc | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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