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Gold Mela - CLOSED

100 Grange Road | Otumoetai, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-576 3940
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Oct 3, 2015
Sep 13, 2015
“To Die for”
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Italian, French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Grange Road | Otumoetai, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

It was my Birthday and we have not long moved to Tauranga so I asked someone where was good to eat- Gold Mela , good food , service a bit slow , but nice for something a bit different. Well you could say it was...More

2  Thank Chris H
Reviewed June 7, 2013

This is a hidden gem...my favourite place to eat in Tauranga, inexpensive and understated but the food is always really good.

Thank Ross116
Reviewed May 29, 2013

It has been a while since we visited Gold Mela and with new owners we thought that we should give it a try. It was a busy and cool Wednesday night. The interior has been tidied up but retains its French rustic character. Initial service...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed May 28, 2013

A group of 10 of us visited this great little restaurant and were all very impressed with the quality and quantity of the food....the mains were very generous. We all agreed that we would be back. The service was excellent and the new owner very...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed May 10, 2013

The Gold Mela is officially my new favourite place to dine. I loved the setting and the atmosphere, all the cute little nick nacks around the place and the adorable kitty give it a very cosy intimate feel. The staff were friendly and very accommodating...More

Thank Ashley F
Reviewed April 26, 2013

This was the first time for us dining at Gold Mela. Lovely ambience. Tasty food of reasonable price. Menu seemed to be more Italian than French so was slightly confused in that regard being a French Restaurant. Had a lovely French wine for $37. All...More

Thank Phil I
Reviewed April 17, 2013

I didn't even know this authentic traditionally inspired beautiful little French restaurant was in Tauranga! A cozy french atmosphere and great freshly made food with top service. The new French owner is from Nice and is very passionate about what he does. I'd highly recommend...More

Thank Greenyblues
Reviewed March 31, 2013

We were only in Tauranga for one night and it was jazz festival Sunday, so the Strand eating houses were packed and noisy. As one of our number had expressed a desire for pizza, we went searching further afield (with assistance from Tripadvisor) and found...More

Thank Ittyfrog
Reviewed March 26, 2013

we were quite pleased that we could be squeezed into gold mela on a busy Friday night, as the place was hopping. the ambience was very fun with a definite European feel. we often feel that the service in kiwi restaurants is rather lacking, but...More

Thank beulahdoc
Reviewed March 6, 2013

With our French connections we had been advised to try the Gold Mela. And yes when we walked in we could have been in any one of hundreds of French provincial restaurants and cafes that we had eaten at while living in France. There are...More

Thank Winetourist
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$15 - $24
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Grange Road | Otumoetai, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-576 3940
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