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The Phoenix Tauranga

$$ - $$$, European,
67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
+64 7-578 8741
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (35 reviews)
“angus burger” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited here for an early evening meal. The atmosphere was lively . The food and service were really good. The ribs were fantastic, as were the burgers. Reasonably priced.

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here many times before and is always good food and a good time. Atmosphere is great and staff are always polite and attentetive. Love going here for after work drinks or a quick catch up with friends.

Thank J9421NBannab
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted to hear of your great experiences at The Phoenix, "Thank You" for the excellent feedback and the 'fab' photos of your meal. Our aim is to please in every way. Cheers, Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm staff and a great atmosphere for a quiet beer. Plenty of choices and good variety and prices on their food offering. Thanks team!

Thank Graeme B
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

"Thank You", we are delighted to receive your excellent rating and feedback and to know you enjoyed your visit with us. Great job 'Team Phoenix'! :-) Ana-Marie & Ralph

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been quite a few times to The Phoenix. Visited for lunch early on a weekend this time around. This place has good food, good staff and good beer. The menu is a cut above standard pub grub, but not too pricey. Plenty of delicious...More

Thank Spency83
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to offer great all round feedback and for your comment: 'the menu is a cut above standard pub grub'! This is our aim, and we look forward to welcoming you back over the summer season when there will be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice bar with good atmosphere and nice food. The beer is more mainstream than craft beer and strangely more expensive The decor is nice as is the outlook. The steak I had was good but at $39 you'd expect that! On the...More

Thank Alan H
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We do have a wide range of meal pricing to suit all, and our aim as a Gastro Bar is to exceed expectation by being just that step above in the product we serve. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Went here on a Wednesday night before a show so time was limited. Upon arriving were greeted warmly and orders taken promptly. Meals arrived quickly as did our drinks. Great food, and most impressed with service. Will return when I'm in less of a rush.

Thank ElsaMiro
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Always great to hear that the food and service impressed. See you again :-)

Reviewed 27 August 2017

We went there for brunch prior to the Emirates Team NZ arrival, luckily we got there relatively early as it got quite busy. Unfortunately the weather wasn't great but it was nice and warm inside the restaurant. Extensive menu but because I'm doing low carbs...More

Thank fortunatefew
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

We certainly look forward to seeing you again and our Head Chief is always happy to accomodate dietary needs. Cheers :-)

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Went in for a quiet meal and a few drinks with friends on the weekend, had a smalll wait for our food, but it was deffinitly worth it. everything was spectacular. and while we were waiting the bartender was fantastic at helping me choose a...More

Thank carlosjj2017
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thanks for your outstanding review. HUGH thanks to 'The Phoenix' team on the day, you certainly did us proud guys! Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Hubby and I had a meal there while waiting for the preview of the Mary Poppins crew to appear I had waagu and hubby had chicken He scoffed his and was eyeing mine The meals were beautiful and plenty so I gave him half of...More

Thank maryQ6906RX
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

On behalf of Chef Rami and the team, we all thank you for the outstanding feedback! What an amazing evening the Mary Poppins launch was, so pleased you joined in the festivities. Cheers, Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Cold Sunday evening and this place was still busy, a testament to the quality of food as our meals were excellent and partner is extremely criticle and he could not fault his steak, thank you to chef Talor. Will be coming again and recommending to...More

Thank Gaylene O
Ralph W, Owner at The Phoenix Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

"Thanks" Gaylene for your outstanding recommendation! Hugh "thanks" also to Chef Talor and the team for a great job. Cheers, Ana-Marie & Ralph :-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 The Strand, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-578 8741
  • E-mail
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.
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