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Flour & Water Eatery

103 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-574 1349
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
103 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Flour & Water Eatery
1. Cocktails then dinner
"A great place to have a long Island ice tea. Then dinner for four."
Stephen M
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2. Great value for money
"Reasonable prices and noticeably lower than other places in the area"
Aidan W
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3. Good wine selection
"Also a good wine selection. The atmosphere was awesome"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our favourite place to eat at the Mount. Great service, excellent food and good vegan options which the chef is willing to accomodate. Also a great atmosphere.

Thank Hamil C
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We went here for a business dinner. Had a great setting and vibe allowing for good conversation. Food was delicious. I had the crispy skin snapper and the vegan dessert. My colleagues had the steak and marrow which they said was equality fantastic. Service was...More

1  Thank 79aimeer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked past this restaurant the previous night and thought the menu and vibe looked good. When we dined tonight it was much quieter due to rain, but still just as good. We had the goats cheese croquettes for entree and then the lamb ragu...More

Thank AdventuresInTasmania
Elena G, Owner at Flour & Water Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks , guys! Was really nice to talk to you! Your son is amazing little boy , would be interesting to meet on next year and see how they will grow . Have a nice trip!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great experience dining solo here last week. Having read the last review here I felt obliged to write some postive feedback about Flour + Water! Was welcomed to my seat (I hadn't booked as it was Sunday night) by the restaurant manager and...More

Thank Climber822855
Elena G, Owner at Flour & Water Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for review, Sam! We’d like to meet new customers, new Summer menu is about to come soon, hope you’ll be back and try it . Looking forward to see you again !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to flour and water was fantastic, I had the mussel chowder which was the best chowder I've had in a while, the truffle wedges were delectable and my partner really enjoyed his lamb salad. Unfortunately the second time left me disappointed. I...More

Thank Mumi H
Elena G, Owner at Flour & Water Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey! Remember your table being at our place twice on Saturday lunches . Usually, when you ask your customers “is everything good “ you get satisfied by the positive answer or trying to make an urgent actions of its not . I specially found a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service and beautiful food. Love coming here. The Steak is to die for!!! We come back here Everytime we are at the Mount

Thank damienhenaghan
Elena G, Owner at Flour & Water Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks , Damien! Was nice to see you coming back two nights! See you again soon

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We ordered the squid to start which was incredibly more-ish - I could have eaten a whole plate of that as a main alone - steak and fish for our main and sticky toffee pudding for dessert. I loved that there were such delicious options...More

Thank Hannah K
Elena G, Owner at Flour & Water Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Hannah! Thank you for sharing your experience and finding a time to write your review. Unfortunately , being an owner -you’re facing with situations when you can’t present at the place the whole time and , accordingly, cannot control what’s going on with a...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I met a friend here for a drink while deciding what to do for the evening. Service was great (not invasive ) and drinks (wine) arrived quickly. We checked out the Menu, a number of possible options, and decided to stay for dinner. I had...More

Thank Glenn L
Elena G, Owner at Flour & Water Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you so much Glenn, it’s our two most popular dishes , we glad you, guys, found them tasty, as well It’s a great place to catch up, especially when it’s warmer outside and the doors are wide open. Can’t wait for a spring to...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

On a cold wet night, we seeked a warm place with great food. To our delight a super friendly Lena invited us in. The waitress needed no pad or pen for our orders. The happy atmosphere of people chatting & laughing was so nice. The...More

Thank Cindy H
Elena G, Owner at Flour & Water Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thanks Cindy, it’s such a pleasure reading your review. To make people feel happy is our main priority . See you again soon!

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner there last night. The food was fresh and delicious. Jeremy cooks the seafood perfectly. We were delighted to learn that their food is made on site including the pasta. The service was friendly and prices fair. Would definitely recommend.

Thank DaveM5278
Elena G, Owner at Flour & Water Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thanks, Dave! Jeremy is a really good chef , I agree 100% with you You,guys , come over to try the Pizza next time ! See you soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga  >  Mount Maunganui
  • Phone Number: +64 7-574 1349
  • E-mail
We are cozy european restaurant right on the main Mount Maunganui street. We are serving wood fire pizza house made gnocchi and pasta and also classic food such as salads, fish and meat dishes.. mm i forgot to mentioned the yummy desserts We are fully licensed restaurant. We have an amazing wine list here!! Vegan friendly. Kids friendly. Animal friendly. We are friendly at all and happy to meet new customers
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