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Mills Reef Winery & Restaurant

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Pacific Rim
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143 Moffat Road | Bethlehem, Tauranga, Tauranga 3140, New Zealand
(07) 576 8800
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, 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 Restaurant for a Group

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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South Australia, Australia
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South Australia, Australia
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

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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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

We arrived early and was able to have some wine tasting then when we were finished we were welcomed into the restaurant and helped to our seat. Was great service especially as we had our 83 mummy with us. The venue was beautiful, lots of car parking, the staff were fantastic, friendly and helpful, very attentive and professional we didn't... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Excellent wine tasting and meal with the tasting paddle highly recommended. Beautiful ambience for a relaxed meal, sometimes accompanied by a ticketed live performance. Definite highlight of your trip to Tauranga.

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Te Puke
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Usually a top notch restaurant we booked for the special Mothers Day dinner but oh my what a disappointment. Having made a booking we expected to be seated on arrival. The reception desk was unattended. Finally we asked a passing waiter to show us to the table. Worse. What we took for waiting diners were in fact people in the... More 

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

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  • 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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