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The Phoenix Tauranga

67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
+64 7-578 8741
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“angus burger” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (41 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We will definitely be back as a amazing combo of great food, great service and child friendly. I also have allergies and they were excellent at catering to that. Beef salad was amazing and kids meals had a great range including healthy options.More

Thank KiwiAK
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you KiwiAK for your recommendation and feedback of our whole package here @ The Phoenix. We are delighted that we ticked all the boxes for your visit, and trust we can keep you smiling well into the future. Cheers, Ana-Marie, Ralph and the team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Nicely presented food. I had the beef Cheek, melted in my mouth. A friend had a salmon dish, beautiful crispy skin, neither of us are big eaters but couldn’t leave anything on our plates. Generous portions, too good not to eat it all. Highly...More

Thank Pauline C
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Pauline for your excellent recommendation of The Phoenix. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Ana-Marie., Ralph & the team :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool venue, nice indoor outdoor layout. Smoking and non smoking areas. We set up a tab and when needed had table service. Drink selection was ok. Happy hour and drink discounts available too. Ordered food, food was good - I think A bit pricey for...More

Thank Toni C
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Toni for your valued feedback and for registering our 'cool venue'! We apologise for appearing to have slipped on our normal great service for your table, I understand there was some confusion as to when everyone in your group wished to order however,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have visited The Phoenix on a number of occasions but on for an afternoon drink in the sun. This was the first dinner experience and we were both so amazed at the level of service and the quality of the food....More

Thank AlexD4672
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you AlexD4672 for your excellent rating and recommendation, and for clearly being repeat customers of The Phoenix. We are delighted to read that you enjoy both our service and offerings. We will pass your feedback and 'thanks' on to our hard working team. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, in the middle of town. Just the place for a drink, meal with family, friends, workmates. Had work Christmas lunch last year and catered for us all efficiently. We will be back.

Thank PamAnn19
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you PamAnn19 for your excellent recommendation and rating of The Phoenix. We trust our team will continue to 'surprise & delight' you, your friends and many others. See you all again soon! :-)

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We love dropping in with the team on Thursdays and enjoy the well run operation at the Phoenix. Ask for the chunky Kunmara fries!More

Thank QuentinP502
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thank you Quentin for your excellent rating and for being a loyal regular supporter of The Phoenix. We truely appreciate your feedback on the running of our establishment, and we have to agree, our Chunky Kumara Fries are a great snack with a drink! :-)...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Phoenix would have to be the best bar/ restaurant on Tauranga,s 'Strand' Located right in the center of the restaurant 'strip' , its location for both indoor and outdoor dining makes it a 'must visit 'when in Tauranga. Excellent, well balanced menu catering for...More

Thank Sutton58
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for your excellent recommendation of 'The Phoenix'. Please make yourself known to the owners on your next visit as both your feedback and patronage is highly valued. Sincerely, Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Was in town on business and we decided to visit here for a few drinks. The staff were friendly and did a good job. Inside and sheltered outside seating which was heated as well. We didn't eat here but seemed to have a lot on...More

Thank Found_Lost_Key
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to pop in to our establishment on your visit to Tauranga and for reviewing the experience. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit to the area. Safe travelling :-)

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by the Phoenix for the first time last night as I’m new to Tauranga. It is safe to say that this is the place to be on the strand! Extremely attentive and diligent staff made our experience very pleasant. We were more than impressed...More

Thank AnnandI
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Thank you for your excellent feedback and rating. We are delighted that both the service and our offerings impressed you to win you as a return customer. We look forward to welcoming you again soon to hopefully continue to surprise and delight you. Thank you...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

Called in during the lunch break. They were not super busy. Wait staff were friendly enough, but food was very slow in coming for 2 people who order Seafood Chowder & Fish n Chips, we waited well over 30 minutes. Unfortunately the Seafood Chowder was...More

Thank Janbru_2310
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you for your valued feedback as this is not our expected standard of how our seafood chowder is produced. We normally receive great reviews on this product and have spoken to Chef to ascertain what created the discrepancy. He advises that his mix of...More

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MaryP5120
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Ralph W | Property representative |
Thank you Mary for the great feedback and support of The Phoenix as a true regular. It's great to know we are doing it right, and we certainly appreciate your regular patronage and smile! :-)
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caley c
April 17, 2016|
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Response from justgowithit2015 |
Menu is on their website thephoenixtauranga
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-578 8741
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Description
The Phoenix is the latest addition to the family of Monteith's Craft Beer Bars. We strive to excel in what we do, and provide GREAT FOOD and FRESH BEER to the people of Tauranga. We are passionate about the hospitality industry and strongly believe this is what helps us stand out in the crowd. The Phoenix is designed to be a place where people can come and relax, socialise and be themselves. We hope to bring new, fresh ideas to Tauranga with our different menu, designer cocktails, craft beers and service. We hope you enjoy your visit at The Phoenix Tauranga.
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