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Amphora embodies all that's great about The Strand in Tauranga. Outdoor dining in the courtyard looking out over the water, or in the colourful, warm, Italian-inspired interior which is the perfect spot for a long, intimate candlelight dinner for two or a large party of friends having a celebration meal. There is a warm ambiance creating a relaxed atmosphere here - perfect to enjoy a glass or two of wine before dinner and take your time choosing which of the delicious dishes you will order. The Italian/Mediterranean-inspired food is wholesome and the chefs at Amphora buy in-season from local suppliers, with a focus on freshness and quality of ingredients. We have a good range of gluten free on offer and if you have a special request due to dietary requirements just ask and we will do our best to cater to your requirements. Amphora On The Strand is family owned and run, with more than 30 years restaurant experience, giving personalised service. Amphora is fully licensed as well as B.Y.O. If you would like to make a group booking for lunch we will open specially for groups of 10 or more. Call us to help arrange all sorts of celebrations such as birthday parties, work do's or small weddings at Amphora. We will help you celebrate at the restaurant catering to your individual needs, or we can arrange out-catering for your party if you wish, in your own home or venue.
All reviews chicken livers king prawns scotch fillet cheesecake salad seafood bread ice cream specials board saturday night byo wine service was excellent enjoyed their meals lovely meal extensive menu cooked to perfection booked a table
The place is so good that we went back another night. Food is well presented and taste delicious. Stuff are friendly,professional with attention to details. We liked location, nice view to the sea, plenty of car parks available. Highly recommended.
Starters, mains & dessert all delicious. However, the scallop entre certainly was the highlight, they were big, juicy & cooked to perfection. This is by far the best fine dining restaurant we've been too in Tauranga. Sorry Macau, Nomad, Harborside & all the other lovely...More
The service was welcoming and friendly, really spot on. The atmosphere was rustic. The clam chowder was tasty and chunky. Although the lamb shank was chewy and fatty. Overall the food was a bit over priced, but service left you with a smile.
As a group of 7 we dined here for my mothers birthday and everybody was more than happy with their meals. I was delighted to see chicken livers on the menu - something I don't see so often these days - and they were delicious....More
I am at the crossroads with this restaurant ! On one hand I loved the food which was well presented, scrumptious and generous with the servings and on the other hand I can't go back due to the horrendous noise in the place!