DELICIOUS BAY EATERIES
The Coastal Bay of Plenty knows how to do delicious. Our sunny, warm micro-climate makes for perfect growing conditions for fresh local produce and the flourishing population of Tauranga has seen an explosion in incredible eateries you simply have to try.
ASTROLABE BREW BAR
Astrolabe Brew Bar is at the heart of Mount Maunganui’s local community. They’ve got an incredible bar and delicious fresh food with big burgers, monstrous pizzas, salads, steaks and seafood. Come on in anytime and relax in their shamelessly over decorated home-away-from home. Kid friendly. Visit the website.
With seasonal menus that reflect the Bay of Plenty's abundant supply of superb ingredients, a mouth-watering beverage menu and magnificent water views - Halo Restaurant, based at Trinity Wharf Hotel, offers a chic yet relaxed dining experience. Visit the website.
Incredible food with a view you won't forget. Harbourside is a stunning waterfront dining destination with amazing service. Reservations are recommended, especially if you would like to dine on the over-water balcony. Visit the website.
Izakai is a delicious and innovative food fusion story. Blending together Māori and Japanese cuisine and the values of manaakitanga and sustainability, this is a unique dining experience located at Bayfair Shopping Centre’s new foodie destination. Try a hand-crafted cocktail with true local flavour, take in the subtle and elegant Māori inspired design and taste the food that has everyone talking. Visit the website.
LOVE ROSIE BAKERY
Love Rosie's is a local's favourite. Divine coffee, incredible cabinet food (look out for the giant sausage rolls and the decadent Richie Macaw slice). All served in a quirky vintage setting. Visit the website.
The award-winning Macau Restaurant is located on Tauranga's The Strand, offering waterfront views and incredible Asian fusion dining. Visit the website.
NO. 8 RESTAURANT AND BAR
One of the Mount’s hottest new restaurants, No. 8 serves modern Asian cooking created from fresh local organic produce, freshly caught seafood and regionally farmed meat to ensure their 'gate to plate' philosophy. Visit the website.
Experience beautiful food and design, infused with music for the soul. Satori Lounge serves up sushi with a difference. Its a fusion of Japanese & South American style sushi which is rolled fresh to order. Visit the website.
The Surf Shack at Waihi Beach offers a fabulous all day menu. With traditional kiwi breakfasts, spectacular salads, on-trend street food and burgers described by Lonely Planet as possibly the best in New Zealand - the Surf Shack is a must-do when you visit the Coastal Bay of Plenty. Visit the website.
THE CIDER FACTORIE
The Cider Factorie boasts award-winning cider and a restaurant set in a former avocado packing shed with views of the inner harbour and Kaimai ranges. Give the feijoa apple cider a try for a distinctively New Zealand summer taste or, for something extra special, try the Reserve range, crafted in the same style as many of the world’s top sparkling wines. Visit the website.
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BAY OF PLENTY EATERIES
Halo Restaurant & Dining
Harbourside Waterfront Dining
No.8 Restaurant and Bar
The Cider Factorie
The Cidery, Restaurant and Cellar Door are situated in the one amazing location for you to visit 5 days a week.
La Mexica Cantina and Restaurant
Nautilus Restaurant & Espresso Bar
Imbibe Bar & Restaurant
Latitude 37 Restaurant - Bar
The Rabbit Hole Restaurant and Bar
Elizabeth Cafe and Larder
The Med Cafe
The Rising Tide
The Dry Dock Cafe
Julians Berry Farm & Cafe
Restaurant & Cellar Door
Te Puke Hotel
Flatwhite Waihi Beach
Sierra Cafe Tauranga
Leveret Estate Winery and Cellar Door
Our head chef Shane Kearns has designed a menu with a South Pacific influence in keeping with the holiday vibe of the Mount.