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Mills Reef Winery & Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, ,
143 Moffat Road | Bethlehem, Tauranga, Tauranga 3140, New Zealand
+64 7-576 8800
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (107 reviews)
“duck” (10 reviews)
“snapper” (7 reviews)
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
143 Moffat Road | Bethlehem, Tauranga, Tauranga 3140, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great service by Tim and his team. A superb setting unmatched in Tauranga, plenty of parking,room to spread out and converse etc. Every time I have been there the standard is the same. Thanks.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GHardaker
Reviewed 4 days ago

We attended a birthday party here so this was not a one off. Three people ordered snapper and Salam at $30. To say the snapper was the size of a small fish finger would be the easiest way to describe it. All those that ordered...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pat P
I1891UJlindap, Manager at Mills Reef Winery & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Pat, Thank you for your review. We would just like to point out that your order was for a summer salad with strawberries, pears, walnuts, rocket, buffalo mozzarella, and raspberry vinaigrette for $22 We offer an option of a side of fish or chicken...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

Always consistently excellent service and foodie heaven. Wines are spectacular and the restaurant is divine. If you want something extra special, here is the venue for you for any occasion.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Springwasher
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the 6 wines in the tasting room. Knowledgeable and friendly staff member behind the bar, and a spacious room with pretty outlook. Only 15 minutes from Tauranga where we were staying so was a good little outing close by!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sophster12
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here recently and were delighted to be able to sit outside! Really pleased with our food choices- artisan bread that we shared, then duck risotto and seafood chowder, which were both delicious. Really good menu for food choices, we also enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Judave
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We dined here for dinner with extended family, there were five of us, three generations and it did meals to suit us all. The wine was superb and the Meal lovely. My husband and I enjoyed the Fish and Pork Belly and later the Sticky...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cindermargot
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place, been here a few times. Enjoyed many nice wines and ordered the platter. Only let down was there were no crackers at all on the platter. Didn’t want to eat the cheese on bread, so we didn’t eat much of it apart from...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ExplorerGG
Reviewed August 19, 2018

As always the Winery is a lovely restaurant to meet family of friends for dinner. However this time I found the food mediocre at best. It has been a while since I had been there and had high expectations from previous visits. The steak meal...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mirjamjon
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We were looking for a place out of the ordinary for a special anniversary brunch, and decided on Mills Reef Winery & Restaurant after a few pleasant experiences here in the distant past (10 years ago) When we turned up, the place was hosting a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank paw0308
Reviewed July 11, 2018

A mind blowing experience. Went their with my partner for his birthday. Obviously a special occasion and was rewarded with food that tasted like the Chef lived, what he cooked. Coming from a hospitality background I knew their was experience behind the creation of the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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April 30, 2017|
Response from MRWinery | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry, while not our preference we do allow booking of up to around 15-20 have separate accounts. A Our menu caters to a wide range of dietary requirements including gluten free, diary free, vegetarian... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Moffat Road | Bethlehem, Tauranga, Tauranga 3140, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-576 8800
  • E-mail
Cellar door Offering tasting & wine sales Open 10am to 5pm daily Restaurant Indoor & outdoor a la carte dining Open for brunch & lunch Dinner by reservation
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