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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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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“duck” (8 reviews)
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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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11 - 20 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Arrived into Gisborne late so we made a dash for this restaurant, having missed it on last year's visit to the town. Next year, we'll have 2 nights in Gisborne so we can have lunch and dinner here. Couldn't fault the food or the service...More

Thank Ranipuss
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Go with reservation, dress accordingly, don't complain about the prices. The food is delicious, the service is impeccable. I think they have reasonably priced lunch menus so you might want to ask that. When we bought our new house we celebrated with a dinner in...More

Thank TheGreatBumble
Reviewed 15 February 2017

great evening at this restaurant, service was good, the food was Delicious - couldn't asked for a better main meal (lamb was perfect). Really lovely atmosphere to be in.

Thank psmall17
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Marina is delightful. Service is always faultless. Our group of four had a mixture of entrees, mains and desserts. Amazing fresh ravioli, duck, lamb and fish of the day. The salted caramel dessert was OUT OF THIS WORLD! We will continue to visit The...More

Thank janeygal2016
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I first went here 10 years ago, and it is still my favourite restaurant in Gisborne. The food keeps getting better; the wine list has a great mix of local wines; the staff are both friendly and professional. And it's the best restaurant location in...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The Marina is a marvel. I wish we had a restaurant like this where I live! Consistently such great food, service and atmosphere - the restaurant seemed fully booked and I can definitely see why. Can't wait to come back to Gisborne and eat here...More

Thank jimja
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Was delicious food. Went for starters and mains (too full for dessert). Service was great and ambiance was nice too. My partner works in the high end food industry and only critiqued a few things, this is high praise lol. Was exactly what we wanted...More

Thank Edd B
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great fine dining with a beautiful setting. The lamb rump and ostrich fillet (special of the day) were amazing, as was the dark chocolate souffle. The (complimentary) zucchini amuse bouche was great too.

Thank GarethG29
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, we were professionally looked after. The dishes we had were outstanding along with the excellent service provided by the owner and our waitress Nina. It is nice to find a restaurant that actually delivers on all fronts. Will definitely be...More

Thank Bobrita16
Reviewed 4 January 2017

French Cuisine, definitely worth dressing up for on a special occasion. Set right by the river with some tables outside. Interesting menu with a few little extras arriving during the meal!

Thank ruthzmail
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
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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