Dining Out

All within walking distance from Harbour City Motor Inn - Tauranga Motel Accommodation, these great restaurants will tempt your taste buds...

Cafe Versailles
Licensed - Open 6 days - evenings
101 Grey St, Tauranga – Phone (07) 571 1480

Cafe Versailles provides an authentic French dining experience in Tauranga. We use only the best ingredients from around the world, bringing you the ultimate in French cuisine. Offering either alfresco dining or inside by the fire, there are 60 seats inside and 60 outside. The bar is a great place to meet friends and colleagues for after-work drinks.

The Harbourside
Licensed - Open 7 days
Lunch 11.30am until 2.30pm
Dinner from 5.30pm
Old Yacht Club Building,
The Strand, Tauranga – Phone (07) 571 0520

In its 23rd year of business, Harbourside Waterfront Dining Restaurant seats 160 with an a la carte style menu. Housed in the original Tauranga Yacht Club building, the restaurant sits right over the water with balcony seating you can touch the sea from (at high tide), and most tables offer magnificent view of Tauranga harbour and surrounds. All product is sourced at its absolute freshest and wherever possible locally, with many ingredients being either organic or free range. For stylish waterfront dining, exquisite cuisine and exceptional service, Harbourside is hard to beat.

Brooklyn Patio & Eatery
53 the Strand, Tauranga - Phone (07) 579 9935

Urban garden seating, downstairs & up stairs basks in all day sunshine, while inside, the bar and bistro elements are subtly broken up to ensure each maintains its own particular atmosphere throughout the day and night. Food at Brooklyn, which ranges from crispy pizza’s with delicious toppings to sharing plates, just at bistro, rather than restaurant, prices.

Takara Japanese Restaurant
Licensed - Open 7 days
10 AM to 2 PM
97 the Strand, Tauranga – Phone (07) 579 4177

Takara is on the Corner of Wharf Street and the Stand - Authentic Exquisite Japanese cuisine served in a very nicely decorated restaurant. From freshly rolled sushi to melt in your mouth tuna or nigiri, you will find it hard to choose from their amazing menu. Their chefs are expertly trained in Japanese cuisine while their staff and service is second to none.

Volare Contemporary Italian Cuisine and Bar
Licensed - Open 7 days
Lunch Thursday – Saturday 11.30 – 2.30pm
Dinner Monday – Sunday 5.30pm – Late
85 The Strand, Tauranga – Phone (07) 578 6030

Contemporary Italian cuisine and Tapa’s Bar. With a warm ambience this lovely Italian restaurant is right in the heart of Tauranga. From appetisers to fresh home made pasta, meat, seafood, salad and sides all made from scratch. A regular ‘happy hour’ from 5pm – 7pm on a Friday is a great time for a relaxing drink.