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Imbibe Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, European,
19 Girven Road | Mount Maunganui, Tauranga +64 7-928 2036, New Zealand
+64 7-928 2036
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, European, New Zealand, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Girven Road | Mount Maunganui, Tauranga +64 7-928 2036, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Christmas Eve dinner with the family. Price reasonable. Ambient OK. Free car parking in Bay Fair Mall.

Thank Y6237IJstephent
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went before a show at the Tect Arena. We ordered bar snacks and were advised of an approx 40min wait which was fine as we could clearly see they were busy. We were with a group of friends and had ordered on the same...More

Thank MeShele123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch at Imbibe. Unfortunately I had to send the main back as it wasn't what I ordered, but once I pointed the error out to them, they were quick to replace it with what I asked for. Lovely venue and nice staff.

Thank michmegan
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

We came in on wednesday night for Imbibes great stone grill. After reviewing their yummy menu we all ended up ordering entree and main meals. These came out promptly and were so delicious and well cooked. I ordered the deep fried camembert and the steak...More

Thank Neobarbie
Reviewed November 18, 2017

a relaxed environment, with an extensive menu. Food was delicious, service was friendly, and very quick. Great for a drink and plates for a catch up with friends.

Thank D0rzy
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We had a lovely meal here, food excellent. The lamb shanks devine. Seafood also very nice, a little noisy when the band started up.

Thank Maree F
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Came here for my birthday dinner and food was amazing. I have been here many times and we always come back as it's always good. Kids had stone grills which is alot of fun for them and keeps them entertained. Seafood pasta was great althou...More

Thank J9421NBannab
Reviewed October 7, 2017

From the moment we walked in we were made to feel welcome. Service was prompt and the menu was extensive. We chose to have stonegrill and were delighted with it . We also that we were on a tight schedule ff we were and were...More

Thank bprskrr
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Booked in to have a leisurely lunch before attending a well advertised event at the ASB stadium. (Zoetica). We allowed ourselves 1 and a half hours with half hour to get to the event which would allow us a half hour to park and get...More

Thank Jan N
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Booked with a group of friends for dinner. Menu looked great but service was very unfriendly. We went on a Wednesday night so was not super busy. Waitress approached our table only after a couple of minutes to take orders and when we apologised and...More

Thank kftraveller2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $22
Bar, European, New Zealand, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Girven Road | Mount Maunganui, Tauranga +64 7-928 2036, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-928 2036
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Imbibe Restaurant & Bar, located close to Bayfair Shopping Mall and just a few minutes stroll to the beach, is one of the Bay of Plenty's top dining venues, offering an extensive menu and Stone Grill dining. Pop in on Thursdays and Fridays after work and enjoy specials on Tap Beers and house wines, and dance to live music at the weekends. Keep warm by the wire in the winter months or sit outside in the summer, and take advantage of the specials on Tuesdays 2 for 1 Stone Grill, and Wednesday nights Kids Dine free when Mum or Dad orders a Main meal. Other specials also offered regularly. This large stylish restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or snacks anytime, and there's always a lot of entertainment going on so check out their website or facebook page to see what's on offer. Imbibe is regarded as one of the Bay of Plenty's premium Function venues, with 3 stylish facilities, dedicated staff, and great deals like free venue hireage. Their flexibility to meet your individual needs means they can host a broad range of functions making Imbibe the perfect venue for your next celebration or conference. One of the private function rooms is the Jager Lounge upstairs which will hold 120 people standing or 48 seated - with two separate areas joining as one at the bar, with an enclosed side and an open side, offering the best of both worlds for any event where fun and sophistication combine. Set menus available or discuss your catering requirements with our staff. The Bach is a completely separate function facility, offering a private, laid-back, beach lifestyle, function area, and there you have your own bar, sound system, television etc, making it perfect for 21st parties to 60th birthday parties, stag/hen nights, or any celebrations. The Bach can be transformed with your own creative Theme and will hold 30 - 60 people. Discuss your catering requirements with our staff.
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