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Sandbar Mana

$$ - $$$, , European
103 Mana Esplanade | Porirua, Mana, Porirua 5026, New Zealand
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good56%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“lambs fry” (3 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Bar, Pub, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
103 Mana Esplanade | Porirua, Mana, Porirua 5026, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff and great food! Went here for mother’s day dinner and served by a very friendly Canadian lady, everyone highly enjoyed their meals with fast and efficient service, will definitely return when back in town!

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Good pub options. The restaurant side was booked out, so they set us up at tables on the bar side. Disappointed they didn't put us in the restaurant side because there was no one there for some time, and still had heap of spare tables...More

Thank mega12015
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Great venue, lively bar, friendly attentive service, fantastic food. Pizzas are amazing, braised beef is spectacular, Caesar salad very good! Beautiful burgers, lambs fry delicious! The food is way beyond your average bar food! Haven't been disappointed yet after several meals here!

Thank paora2015
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Love going to the Sandbar for their Ribs Night as they are some of the best around! The rest of their menu is solid as well - especially their Lambs Fry: best I have ever had.

Thank Doctommo
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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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