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Ambria Restaurant & Bar

62 Main Road, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
+64 7-549 2272
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“scallops” (5 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
62 Main Road, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Have dined at Ambria many times and have never once been disappointed in the food or service. Worth the visit.

Thank Kazpal53
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Last night 6 of us went to Ambria for a meal. It was a most enjoyable evening. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. We had a good sized table and there was a nice log/gas fire which gave the restaurant a pleasant...More

Thank Margie d
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This restaurant used to be excellent, however a change in chef meant it became average and reached a new low today. The quality of the steak served was poor, sinewy and about 4mm tick in parts. It tasted like after being sous vide it had...More

Thank Earsfloppy
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We have dined at Ambria a number of times for both lunch and dinner and always been more than satisfied with our meals. It was disappointing to find that my meal just wasn't up to scratch the last time we visited. They had a new...More

Thank Wayne and Sue D
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Our group dined here New Year's Eve and had a good table location with plenty of space for the six of us. Outdoor dining is available on the deck with a nice rural outlook. One couple ordered the scallop entree, but stated "not enough". We...More

Thank Nix51
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Had the sister-in-laws stay over so we booked a table at Ambria Restaurant. Friendly staff, excellent ambience, good service, obviously popular and delicious food. We started with Fouveaux Strait oysters - wonderful. After that I chose Lamb Cutlet - very delicious, and finished with a...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Ate here last night. Elderly relatives from the town and three of us from London UK. Excellent food and friendly service that is slightly laid back but that is the norm it appears round here. Good value.

1  Thank davidsw11
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Went recently for the first time on their "2 for 1" Tuesday night deals. I ordered an Eye Fillet steak while my wife had the Market Fish meal both of which arrived very promptly. My wife remarked that the fish did not smell fresh but...More

Thank raldahowie
Reviewed February 14, 2017

It doesn't matter what you choose, pulled pork, fish or a steak the chef here has a subtle flavour twist and delightful presentation. We find excuses to stop off here on our way to Tauranga. The wine selection is small but good and prices are...More

Thank AucklandBruce
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Group of 5 booked at 6.30 when restaurant was nearly full. Table service extremely slow - 15 minutes before we were acknowledged for drinks orders. No food delivered to any diners tables in the first half hour we were there. We asked if there was...More

Thank Gaye M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Main Road, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Katikati
  • Phone Number: +64 7-549 2272
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