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Halo Lounge and Dining

) #86 of 295 Restaurants in Tauranga ££££ , European, Fusion
51 Dive Crescent, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 7-577 8704
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
New Zealand, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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££££
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51 Dive Crescent, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We started with the Flatbread with hummus ($16!) - it tasted like a small shop-bought pita bread cut in 8 wedges. Then we didn't get to finish the hummus before it was taken away. After that, our mains of market fish and fillet steak were...More

Thank W C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant is set on the edge of the building so that the view is clear. Beautiful Scene around. Service lead by Jennifer is great. A wide range of beer and wine and awesome food. Value for money. All good but absence of spiciness was felt.

Thank Nouzab F
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We have dined there for an evening meal before but decided to try their lunch menu on a dreary Sunday, what a good idea it was. This place is just lovely sitting over the water by the bridge and watching the world sail by! ....More

Thank Malcolm M
Michelle M, Public Relations Manager at Halo Lounge and Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We think our new lunch menu is pretty superb as well, especially with our beautiful views across the harbour! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon, to try some of our new wines perhaps?

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We went for lunch. I had chicken and my husband grilled fish. Both dishes were tasty but nothing to swoon over. Our table at the window had a great view. The mocha cheescake was divine and I had a good cup of coffee. Friendly staff....More

Thank Judith69
Michelle M, Manager at Halo Lounge and Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Hello Thank you so much for your feedback, we really appreciate hearing about your experience dining with us - our view of the harbour is glorious, and never gets old. We have just launched a new menu, so please drop by and try it out...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

The food menu did not have many choices but what we had was very well cooked and presented. Servings were quite small, so side dishes are needed to get a whole meal. The wine menu is very limited. Service was very good except that somehow...More

Thank Neville B
Michelle M, Manager at Halo Lounge and Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Hello Thank you so much for your feedback, we really appreciate hearing about your experience dining with us - we have just launched a new menu, so please drop by and try it out sometime soon! Our new Food & Beverage Services Manager is currently...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

I think there should be more snack meals that you can order in the bar and at a more reasonable price,

Thank tonhay
Michelle M, Manager at Halo Lounge and Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Hello Thanks for your feedback. While we do offer a limited range of bar snacks, we encourage you to try dining in our restaurant - we have just launched a new menu, so please come by and give it a try!

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Decided to spoil a girlfriend who is going through a rough time and took her to Halo Restaurant, at Trinity Wharf for lunch. It was a mistake, and I wont be repeating the experience again in a hurry. The food was mediocre, and while I...More

1  Thank Kaatje3798
Michelle M, Manager at Halo Lounge and Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Hello Thanks so much for your feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience didn't meet expectations. We had been experimenting with an all-day-dining menu; but have since decided it doesn't work for us, and have just launched a new menu which we think...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017

We ate at Halo a couple of years ago and were worried that we might have built the experience up. No worries - this time was even better. We started with tuna and venison, both light and perfectly pitched entrees. The fish of the day...More

Thank Joanne J
Michelle M, Director of Sales at Halo Lounge and Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Yahoo!!! Now that is going to put a smile of the faces of the kitchen & restaurant crew Joanne J. They have been working really hard to review and tweak menu's, tableware and consider how they can keep improving things. Obviously everyone has different preferences...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The openness of the restaurant overlooking the water is great! The dinner delicious and considering there was 28 of us, the service was excellent and always friendly. Highly recommendedMore

Thank jacquelinem449
Michelle M, Director of Sales at Halo Lounge and Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Hi jacquelinem449, Thank you for the high recommendation - it means a lot. Yes, the floor to ceiling windows that wrap around the restaurant to provide wonderful harbour views, really do give Halo restaurant a sense of space...and makes it ideal for large groups like...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Dined here for breakfast this morning while in town for work. Delicious! The Bircher muesli was divine with great choice of tropical fruits and nuts. Nice selection of breads and cooked breakfast. Staff were friendly and attentive. Overall a pleasure - wish I could enjoy...More

Thank Kirsty C
Michelle M, Director of Sales at Halo Lounge and Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Hi Kirsty C, It would be a great way to start each day wouldn't it. Thank you for a lovely review. The Bircher muesli has to be one of my favourites too. We will pass on the staff your positive comments regarding their service. Kind...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$144
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Dive Crescent, Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-577 8704
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Description
Enjoy stylish waterfront dining at Halo Lounge & Dining, with panoramic views of the beautiful Tauranga Harbour. Whether you choose to dine indoors or prefer the relaxed ambience of alfresco dining on the wrap-around balcony, either way you will enjoy magnificient views. Come and experience a delicious breakfast (from 7am), meet friends for coffee, savour leisurely brunch or casual lunch, high teas for special celebrations, after work drinks, or refined waterfront candlelit dining in the evening. Halo offers a chic ambience for all occasions, where everyone is always welcome.Halo’s seasonal menus reflect the Bay of Plenty’s abundant supply of superb ingredients, as well as the highest quality New Zealand fresh produce. Local wines feature alongside international wine labels to form a comprehensive selection designed to complement all dining occasions. Halo Lounge & Dining gains its name from the circular, Italian-styled lights that exude a gentle illumination above the restaurant. Come and experience the fabulous food, fantastic views and beautiful surroundings that are Halo. 172 on-site car parks (free of charge), wheel chair accessibility make Halo a convenient option. Alternatively you may elect to arrive by boat at the hotel's pontoon whilst you explore the Halo menus or grab a beverage.For more private events, our five function rooms provide an enviable range of waterfront venues. Contact us to discuss your next gala dinners, cocktail parties, weddings or conferences to arrange a no obligation meeting to review the wide range of options.
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