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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 good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (93 reviews)
“crab” (4 reviews)
“pate” (5 reviews)
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
143 Moffat Road | Bethlehem, Tauranga, Tauranga 3140, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at Mills Reef on a Friday for a friends birthday. The staff had set a lovely table by the window and it was no trouble to re set it when we showed with a couple of extra guests. The food was fabulous, we...More

Thank Lee-Ann M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped in just for a coffee. Unfortunately they had a conference in progress but the restaurant and outdoor area was still available. We asked for a coffee to be told the coffee machine was in the conference venue and therefore wasn't available.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice place for lunch. Food was ok but the service was not outstanding staff seemd not trained or qualified.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing service and food. I believe serves the best food in town. Recommend the venison cheek with Parmesan gnocchi :) and the pork belly mmmmmmm

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We booked Mills Reef for our daughter's wedding since we needed a turnkey event (we live in the US). Ashley and Kylie did a great job making sure everything was arranged. We came by for a lunch a couple days ahead to experience the food...More

Thank BusyMomof4
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Mills reef winery had an offer - $35 for a ribs and chicken wings feast - sure we had to go! It really didn't disappoint! It was plenty of food for all 4 of us - good quality food and great service! We will be...More

Thank Isabell8785
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We have dined here many times but never reviewed, the service, meals, etc have always been first class however this time one of the choices of meal let them down. The service, ambience, etc was up to the usual high standard but the " Pork...More

Thank Grandvisitor
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Had lunch here on a Sunday afternoon.......... delicious! Such a treat to be able to drink Mills Reef Elspeth wines at affordable prices, with some great vintages not on offer anywhere else. Service was really friendly and polite without being obtrusive. Dining room was at...More

Thank bradley_express
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Mills Reef has such a beautiful atmosphere and even better wine to go with it! I've done many wine tastings here and enjoyed a yummy platter to share too!

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We frequently treat ourselves to a Friday lunch at the end of a successful busy week. We can sit outside in the sun and enjoy the ambience of the parklike grounds or on a cloudy day the inside restaurant is spacious. The food is always...More

Thank 175pipw
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Questions & Answers
30 April 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, 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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
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