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Mills Reef Winery & Restaurant

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143 Moffat Road | Bethlehem, Tauranga, Tauranga 3140, New Zealand
(07) 576 8800
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic Staff!

Everything about Mills Reef is fantastic. The surroundings, the food, the wine. On our most recent visit, the staff stood out above all else, which is really saying something because the food and wine was superb! Firstly we spent 20 minutes in the tasting room with Natalie. She was so friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Everything about Mills Reef is fantastic. The surroundings, the food, the wine. On our most recent visit, the staff stood out above all else, which is really saying something because the food and wine was superb! Firstly we spent 20 minutes in the tasting room with Natalie. She was so friendly, so willing to take the time and chat to... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We had a very enjoyable lunch here. The menu offered something for everyone without being overwhelming and we had a very nice bottle of mills reef wine to go with it.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I came in for lunch and sat outside over looking there beautiful court yard. The menu have heaps of options of seafood, meat, gluten free and dairyfree meals. The wine here was amazing. I had a wine tasting and the lady was so lovely and had a wide range of knowledge about the vintages. I ended up buying a few... More 

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South Australia, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Went to Mills Reef for my mum's 60th. Perfect spot. We dined in the Tasting Room with a group of 10 and we were very well looked after. The wine is the star, and the range and price were terrific, along with a good range of beer and cider from regional NZ. The ability to have a group of 10... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My husband celebrated his 40th birthday with lunch at Mills Reef Winery. We ordered a platter to share which was divine and some delicious sav blanc. The weather was fantastic so we sat outside and enjoyed the beautiful surroundings. Couldn't fault the food, wine, service and atmosphere. Can't wait to visit again next time we are in the area.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great selection of food to choose from and they are happy to cater for gluten free and dairy free people.

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Milan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Wine Cellar and tasting room greets one on entering the premises. An excellent venue for casual or Special Occasion dining. Venue is very spacious so suitable for a wedding large or small. We have dined here several times and enjoy the food and ambiance of the venue whether lunch or evening dining. An excellent venue especially for a special celebration.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Restaurant Name: Mill Reef Winery Restaurant Location: 143 Moffat Rd, Bethlehem, Tauranga Date: 31st May 2015 (12pm) Food Type: Antipodean/Pacific-rim style Cuisine _______________________________________ Décor: (9.0/10) Art deco style restaurant, reminiscent of those lavish dining establishments one would’ve imagined back in the 50’s. Fine dining at its best with a kickass view of sprawling lawns dotted with trees and well-manicured assortment... More 

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Opotiki, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

In January this year visited Mills Reef to check it out as a possible Wedding venue. We had brunch while there. Marvellous food and quiet well appointed dining facilities. Perfect venue for a large Wedding with an option of seating configurations. The Wine Cellar and Wine Tasting is a highlight and well respected brand and product range makes it a... More 

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Matamata, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

My children bought me here for a special birthday. The setting was wonderful and was excellent with a young grand son as we were able to be seated outside. The food and wine was delicious and plentiful. Our waitress was wonderful and very attentive. A great day at a great venue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 143 Moffat Road | Bethlehem, Tauranga, Tauranga 3140, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: (07) 576 8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pacific Rim

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