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Somerset Cottage

Certificate of Excellence
££££
European, New Zealand
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30 Bethlehem Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-576 6889
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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445 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a dinner here after a long time between visits and generally it was very nice. Most of our dishes were great, and the service was friendly. It is however very expensive for what it is.

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Thank JetSetterJim
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beetroot entrée was amazing! Good menu and good service. I would definitely come back! Wine list is pretty solid too... thanks

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Thank Reginaldo A
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us visited this restaurant while staying in Tauranga wanting something that was off the tourist fare. Menu is available online. We took advantage of this feature before booking on phone. We were not disappointed. Setting is great. There is a small garden in the back which is nicely done. The inside felt cozy. Acoustics were excellent; although it... More 

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Thank 832halimam
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Right from the greeting at the doorway we felt welcomed like a guest for the evening. Ordering was unhurried, as was the entire evening, which ambled along at a relaxed pace. We felt like we could have remained for hours if we wanted. And the food, beautiful as always! This is the best place in Tauranga for celebrating those special... More 

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Thank marierG9465UA
Tauranga
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Some years ago we ate at Somerset Cottage and were underwhelmed by the experience. Decided it was time to give it another go as it is clearly a very popular choice. We booked well ahead but perhaps we should have booked even further in advance in order to secure a table in the main part of the restaurant. As it... More 

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Thank Bglbudi
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Somerset Cottage on Saturday night. Had a nice table for two and wait staff were very good. We selected our entrees - chicken livers and pate and both were delicious, especially the chicken livers. For mains we had fish and a steak, both again were delicious. A nice bottle of Cianti topped it off nicely. Prices quite... More 

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Thank 190karlynb
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The food was of an exceptional standard along with an intimate setting. Definitely a place we will visit on special occasions

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Thank Marcus B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went to this restaurant because we had a gift voucher, I was skeptical on reading the menu on line, I have always been a salad and fries with my meal kind of gal, but wow, omg was I wrong. Everything we ordered was so beautifully presented and tasted sooooo wonderful. The atmosphere was gorgeous, decor crisp and clean and... More 

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Thank Christine H
Kiwi on tour
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180 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Had racked up some brownie points with the better half and she decided to treat me and has always wanted to dine at Somerset cottage , a restaurant we have been meaning to visit for years - why did we wait so long. We greeted by the owner - who showed us our seats - and were promptly attended by... More 

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Thank mccdzyne
Tauranga
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Outstanding as always. A pleasure taking clients here as the atmosphere and food match our companies values - always exceed expectations.

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Thank Simon A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Bethlehem Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-576 6889

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