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“Stand out service”

The Phoenix Tauranga
Ranked #17 of 380 Restaurants in Tauranga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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.
Tauranga, New Zealand
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Stand out service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

Really neat facility with great selection of indoor or outdoor seating. The staff were personable and had a good customer focus. The food was delicious, varied and nicely cooked and the staff were discreet and kept the table clear of dirty dishes. Was a great social location to meet up with friends.

Visited January 2013
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Auckland, New Zealand
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“The Phoenix has risen from the ashes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

This site was formerly a very popular restaurant "The Horny Bull". The old establishment demolished and this brand new offering is now open in its place.

The atmosphere fantastic! The restaurant is a fine steakhouse where you can enjoy the very best in cuisine, together with your favourite Montieth's Ale.

I found the staff to be super friendly and immediately felt right at home. The beer was cold and was served by the pint (something missing from a lot of restaurants now days). You can even try the beer tasting platter which has a selection of 6 or 7 of their finest (about 300ml each) for only $20.

My steak was sublime! Served with my choice of sauce (Blue Cheese), The sirloin cut had been sourced from one of the best butcheries in the South Island and was masterfully prepared. This was served with curly fries which reminded me of the Horny Bull that used to serve their fries exactly the same.

I found their prices good value for money. If you time it right you can even pick up their steak and beer special. You will be hard pressed to find better value for money with this deal!

I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending this wonderful new addition to the Tauranga Strand to my fellow travellers. On a strip where there are a number of steakhouses (and I have eaten at all of them) I can assure you that this is definitely the very best of them all.... hands down!

  • Visited January 2013
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