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Gold Mela

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100 Grange Rd | Otumoetai, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
+64 7-576 3940
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Today
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome

I went here once for a big event it was great we had great food I had a good night with family and friends you should visit here very soon

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
JJKiwiKid
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Tauranga
via mobile
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62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Tauranga
Level Contributor
364 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

I went here once for a big event it was great we had great food I had a good night with family and friends you should visit here very soon

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Thank JJKiwiKid
Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Fantastic food. Unfortunately, the old restaurant had more ambiance. Nevertheless, the service and menu were tops as they always are.

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Thank julieandjohn40
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

October 2014 Great meal atmosphere well worth a visit a bit off the beaten track if visiting ! But just short drive to Otamutie I believe this restaurant is no longer open

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Thank Sedgbrook
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

I last reviewed this place when it was at the old address in Tauranga. It was good then, more rustic, but now it's so much better. The menu and food quality is excellent and the premises are even better, much more clean and stylish, the service is perfect. Freddie, the owner, is still present always ready for a chat and... More 

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Thank Jared7707
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Level Contributor
30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, great service and rustic French decor. Bookings important as it is small-ish and well patronised - it's Wednesday night and it's full.

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Thank Craig36B
Wellington New Zealand
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We went to Gold Mela on Sunday night 22 March 2014 and had 3 courses for $45 which is their Sunday special. We enjoyed goats cheese souffle, salad nicoise for entreee. I had Prawn, salmon and scallop on skewers and my husband had medium rare eye fillet steak and a delicious baked potato dish. All were cooked to perfection and... More 

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1 Thank nztraveller60
Tauranga, New Zealand
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Fantastic food of the French cuisine type. So totally yummy I really hope it stays put in our neighbourhood and doesn't ever close down through lack of patronage. The staff were super good and knew what they were talking about and able to recommend dishes to suit our tastes. Totally convenient locality for us as we can walk home without... More 

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Thank Raewyn L
Tauranga, New Zealand
Level Contributor
34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Fantastic food but you won't have to pay the earth for it. Authentic French restaurant feel and wonderful service. BYO wine helps keep the costs low but their wine prices are very reasonable. Can't recommend this place highly enough.

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1 Thank Grant W
Tauranga, New Zealand
Level Contributor
32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

A group of 10 women, a restaurant filled to capacity and just before Christmas, expectations were not high. How wrong can you be. . . . All ten dishes were plates of perfection, that really takes some doing and we covered most of the options on the menu, the portions were generous, and it was one of the best steaks... More 

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Thank Sheryl B
Auckland
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I was excited to go to this restaurant. My partner and I went as part of our 'babymoon' as I am due in March so it was a treat. The menu was great and the food was also good but I was incredibly disappointed that after a long conversation with the waitress about what I could and could not eat... More 

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Thank Kiwi_Boop

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Grange Rd | Otumoetai, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-576 3940

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 23
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

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