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150 The Strand, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
+64 7-571 0520
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Birthday dinner in December... We were required to wait in the bar upon arrival (no problem!) :) The promised table with the most beautiful water view was presented and it was worth the wait! The service was impeccable. And friendly which is such a bonus. We sampled so many items (4 of us) it's hard to choose a standout. Eat... More 

1 Thank Emily B
Hamilton, New Zealand
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204 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ive been coming to the Harbour side for years!!! It never disappoints!!!..... Its always Great food and wonderful service very good menu!!! great ambience lovely outlook!!!

Thank Brycee10
Broome, Australia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fried snapper that my hubby had for lunch was the best. I had seafood chowder with a twist not what I was expecting, but all the same was delicious, followed by prawns. Service was excellent

Thank Annette G
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner for two. First visit and we had a table over the water. The food could not be faulted. We had Chris, a mature water who made us laugh and was perfect about the table. Top drawer service. Great wine range and all staff were a delight which made the evening a most memorable one. Will definitely return... More 

Thank T8155AFkevinl
Nairobi, Kenya
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has visited here for 6 years, and never disappoints. Varied clever menu to suit all tastes, but of really fabulous quality. Even the menu for my grandchildren was of quality, producing food of a high standard and fresh; clean plates! Service was professional and informative, all most enjoyable. Always book. We have never been disappointed.

Thank Janpye
Tauranga, New Zealand
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant. Service was fantastic. Location was fantastic. Food was even better! I could not recommend this place more if I tried. Best in the bay of plenty in my opinion. Vegetarian options were good, they had risotto, but I wouldn't hold that against them... why is it that this is always the standard fare for vegetarian options?... More 

Thank hallama007
Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out for lunch for a family birthday, arrived at 12:30, entrees arrived reasonably promptly, but mains did not hit the table until almost 2:30pm. Pate for entree was nice as was the Duck sharing platter. Mains were disappointing - seafood chowder was pretty average, venison salad was OK, but would have benefitted from a tastier dressing, duck was lacking... More 

Thank KiwiKirstie
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in the neighbourhood after going to an early movie and wanted a good coffee. This place came up on trip advisor as a few hundred meters away so we thought it would fit the bill. We left feeling rather disappointed for the following reasons. 1: upon entering the premises and approaching the front of house the well presented lady... More 

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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were passing through and we decided to stop for lunch. A local directed us to Harbourside. We were not disappointed. We just shared one of the starters. A dish of calamari and tuna. The oysters had not yet arrived for the day. We spent a relaxing time enjoying our food and the view. And the tern's... More 

2 Thank Mark G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were willing to spend the $ for a nice night out, and dressed appropriately. But, upon arriving we were given a head to toe glance and shown the door. Not even bar seating or a wait list available... We will spend our $ elsewhere

1 Thank Amber I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 The Strand, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-571 0520

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?