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The Marina Restaurant

€€€€French, European,
1 Vogel Street | Marina Park, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-868 5919
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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French, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Vogel Street | Marina Park, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting with the wonderful location, perched on the banks of the Turanganui and Waimata rivers; one can be seated and watch the westerly sun set over the water as you enjoy fine dining. Stephan, the Head chef has created a stunning menu that showcases the...More

Thank tjrollinsonngunguru
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my wife for dinner in october. It is one of the best restaurant I tried in my life. The team is very nice and with good advices for the wines to choose. It was a lovely dinner and the plates are very artistics...More

Thank antoinebalbure
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for dinner with my partner and we had the best quality service and fine food of New Zealand. Everything was perfect. The meet was so tender and our desert were yummy!! Nice presentation and cosy place. We will go back for sure.

Thank elodie p
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

10 out of 10 for service, atmosphere and of course the food. This restaurant was recommended to us by lots of people and with time to actually visit Gisborne we were so happy we chose this restaurant. Thank you very much for adding to our...More

Thank Joel198134
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff with excellent chef. Nice layout that can cater for intimacy as easily as group dining. Probably the best restaurant in Gisborne. P

Thank peterbK2192ZG
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It's not just the setting that is so lovely: the service is friendly and helpful and the food delicious. I recently attended a Bastille Night at the Marina (I understand that the chef is French) and it was really good fun.

Thank Kim-Aruhe
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Easily the best restaurant in GIsborne. The confit duck is crispy on the outside and moist for the inside; the stick is cooked exactly to what you specify. In terms of delivering consistently good food Marina is the place to go when you are in...More

Thank Owen L
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This was my first time at the Marina Restaurant between the banks of the Waitamata and Taraheru Rivers in Gisborne. It was a semi formal event with our group the only people there but we filled the restaurant. It was a set menu and unfortunately...More

Thank Murry_Cave
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Visited many times every time the meals have been fantastic. $25 lunches great value . Great outlook.

1  Thank ria266328
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We visited to celebrate a birthday and had a brilliant experience. The food and service was exemplary. All the dishes were beautifully presented with tastes to die for. So worth a visit!

Thank MandyJKim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Vogel Street | Marina Park, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-868 5919
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Ultimate fine dining in Gisborne- Michelin Style Dining, Bistro style lunches
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