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Amphora On The Strand

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014, 2016 - 2018 Winner


Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night

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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.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night
European, New Zealand
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Full Bar
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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
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 150yuriik
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Best Marsala in town!! Friendly and always smiling staff. One of the Best view with Kiwi Food in Tauranga.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sumit V
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Amphora are very accomodating. We had eye fillet tonight. Jonny the Chef is an amazing chef. Highly recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank joanneZ9840RC
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Had a first date there, and wow just lovely food, great service and we could have conversation as it has this really chilled vibe. The food was devine, the service impecable. would love to go again!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank FoxseeLady
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank nzshereetristan
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

This place never fails to impress us, with great food and lovely friendly service. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Tauranga

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CassieM807
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MartinD5112
Reviewed June 26, 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tropicalsundae
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant serves the best food with quality it never fails. Friendly environment and best desserts thank you.. we will be back of course..:)

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank GoPlaces781578
Reviewed May 29, 2018

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! I visited...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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No, they open at about 5-5:30 in the evening.
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