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100 Grange Rd | Otumoetai, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
+64 7-576 3940
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Ranked #32 of 231 Restaurants in Tauranga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $27
Cuisines: French
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We had dinner here with family for a birthday party - there were 15 of us total and the restaurant was also full. It took about 20 mins for the waitress to take our food orders from the time we sat down (drinks were taken earlier) and about an hour in total from the time we sat down for the... More

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RickdaFrog, Owner at Gold Mela, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Gold Mela. I will point out a couple of things, which I believe I quite crucial. The eye filet steak is slightly over 200g, always and not 120g as you point out in your review. Our chef cuts and weighs each filet individually and there is absolutely no filet under the 200g mark. Ever.... More

New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderfully evening out at Gold Mela. The service was fantastic, there was a great atmosphere and the food was both yum and reasonably priced. Also had great wine selection. Would definitely recommend it to others. Stoked to find a cool, local restaurant.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great venue .Had a lovely brunch plenty of choice. Staff very friendly. Lovely Atmosphere about the place

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Wellington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Had dinner here on a Saturday night as part of a large group celebration. Was impressed with their turnaround time considering everyone had entrees, mains and some deserts. You weren't sitting there wondering where your food was. Host very helpful and great memory for orders. Food delicious and very generous portions. Hard to choose what to have as there was... More

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Tauranga
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Gold Mela now on Grange Road in Otumoetai a little out of the way but well worth the effort. Parking is easy, the meal for five of us was awesome, great range on the menu, we had three courses and nice wine which was delightful. The presentation of the dishes was exceptional and enhanced the experience. The staff were really... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I have dined at Gold Mela on four different occasions and every time we have had great food, great wine and great service. Every time I have chosen a different dish, (other than the most delicious duck pate which we have every time), and we have loved every dish. Love it that we have this lovely little restaurant just up... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Visted with friends and had glorious meals.highly recommend duck pate and yummy ravioli.and the dessert menu was so hard to choose from as liked them all

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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

On Saturday night we had the great fortune of dining at Gold Mela. I would recommend the Tuna Nicoise - wow amazing flavours, and the chocolate fondant was perfect - gooey in the middle!Thanks Freddy and team for the fantastic service and food

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We were fans of this restaurant under its previous ownership. Then, it was a rustic French Provincial bistro which produced hearty, well-cooked meals. The new Gold Mela is a different creature altogether. For a start, it has moved to new suburban premises, taking over the former Grange Road cafe. Second, the menu is more sophisticated and accordingly, more expensive. We... More

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Coolangatta, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Four of us dined here last night, everything from the service to the food was great. The men had steak & they both said it was excellent, cooked exactly to their requests. Us ladies enjoyed the pasta again this was very good. All the meals were a decent size & reasonable priced. We also liked we could bring along our... More

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Additional Information about Gold Mela

Address: 100 Grange Rd | Otumoetai, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-576 3940
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
Average Prices: USD 17 - 27
Cuisine: French

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