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Papamoa Beach Tavern

$$ - $$$, ,
20 Domain Road, Papamoa 3118, New Zealand
+64 7-282 8180
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
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Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Domain Road, Papamoa 3118, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These guys are awesome. So family friendly. They didn't mind the kids wandering around. The food was great and the milkshakes were huge! Pity the waffle machine wasn't working as we went cause they had been recommended to us. Still a great night out.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trek19715638598
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was up for the weekend with some friends from Wellington and popped in as the fun and colourful vibes drew us in. Greeted upon arrival and was offered to try some of their local brews which we enjoyed thoroughly! Decided to order some grub and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Odyssey31292237549
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Great place for a catch up with friends, or family with a funky vibe. Lots of different spaces to hang out in, and food is reasonably priced.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

The mixed bag of reviews pretty much sums up this place. It has its really good sides, and also a few things that let it down. We have visited their sister place Astrolabe (in the Mount) a few times and like the menu and service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Spency83
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Have been meaning to pop in for a meal and last Saturday I did. Wow so impressed that I will be back very often. Had a burger and was very delicious. My friend tried the local draft and said it was one of the best...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Di L
Reviewed 2 September 2018

10 of our family came for Fathers Day Tea. Four of us had salads and they were all good but as for the rest of the meals they were so over cooked they were burnt. One had the ribs which came only with chips and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jbrolls
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Papamoa Tavern is a great place for everyone. During the day the littlies can go for a run around while mums and dads enjoy their coffee or lunch. And you can enjoy a good dinner as well. They organise lots of events big and small...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Danny-Eva V
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Accidentally found this place while in the area. Very glad I did. A little unusual in that meals were ordered over the bar and collected from a small caravan set up indoors once a table buzzer went off. Coffee was average, but not unpleasant (cappuccino...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GlennL89
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Came here for a dinner after work at the recommendation of a colleague. If you are looking for casual dining this has a pretty neat vibe to it. Very relaxed; you order at the bar and collect your own meals. Food was pretty good, nothing...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SamanthaBlossom
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our work recently held a function here over 2 nights, everyone agreed that the food was great BUT the ribs were absolutely amazing! Srvice was tops too! We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank CharlieandSue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$34
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Domain Road, Papamoa 3118, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Papamoa
  • Phone Number: +64 7-282 8180
  • E-mail
The Papamoa Beach Tavern is the heart of the Papamoa Community. Welcoming a diverse range of punters through its colourful doors each day greeting every visitor with a great range of cold beer and delicious food. Full of warm beachy vibes and good times the Papamoa Beach Tavern is a fun option for anyone looking to kick back and relax during the day, dine with friends or party!
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