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Sandbar Mana

$$ - $$$, , European
103 Mana Esplanade | Porirua, Mana, Porirua 5026, New Zealand
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good54%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (4 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Bar, Pub, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
103 Mana Esplanade | Porirua, Mana, Porirua 5026, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing evening at the Sandbar. Some places dont do themselves any favours, went out to diner with some friends at the Sandbar in Mana, we had bad service, reheated food, and no coffee ( they had turned the machine off)??????? We won't be going...More

Thank kiwionthecontinent
Reviewed 26 December 2017

After hitting the craft beer pub a few doors down, on the way back to the train, we decided we needed to stop here for something to eat. Our timing could not have been better, as that Saturday was two for one burgers. Each couple...More

Thank BudaBaB
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Not the flashest place about but excellent food and a nice outdoor area looking over the sea. I had pork belly which was well cooked and came on a really good mash. My friend had the pasta of the day. Both meals were really big...More

Thank Murray P
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Glad that we have found a great local pub!! We moved in to the neighborhood not long ago and decided to try this pub on a Saturday night. The atmosphere was good, the restaurant wasn't jammed packed. The staff was friendly and helpful. I had...More

Thank Joyce W
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty average pub. The beer selection is fairly Iimited. The menu has a reasonable selection but I didnt enjoy my braised beef. They added so much spice to it that the heat was too much and overpowered the juicy tender beef. Partner...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

A sports bar with a good restaurant providing great value for money. The staff are friendly and welcoming. Gets a bit busy on big sports nights

Thank Aratag
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Had a beer and shared a pizza here. Very tasty pizza - they do half and half flavors which worked well. Macs beers on tap - yum. Staff were friendly and service good. Would go again for a simple stop while traveling. Thanks team.

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I confess we're not regular pub goers. If we were I guess the Sandbar would be our "local" but I know we have been there only very occasionally over the years. We acknowledge it for what it is: a suburban venue, a bar with sports...More

Thank TimSWellington
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Food is always good here. We come here regularly for brunch/lunch and often bring our grandchildren who always ask to go to The Sandbar. Menu is varied and there is something for everyone. Friendly service and cosy environment. The chips are the best around and...More

Thank andaly69
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Sandbar was a recommendation which we were glad we followed up on. We were warmly welcomed and shown the menu from which we chose a fish salad and a steak. The salad was clearly made from fresh ingredients and the size of the fish atop...More

Thank GrayMcGowan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Bar, Pub, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Mana Esplanade | Porirua, Mana, Porirua 5026, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Porirua  >  Mana
  • Phone Number: 642331397
  • E-mail
The Sandbar is a full service sports bar and restaurant looking out to Mana island. We offer great pub food, pizzas and bar snacks.
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