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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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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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French, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1 Vogel Street | Marina Park, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 April 2013

Great customer service! They are very friendly & welcoming. The food was so yummy! If I lived in Gizzy I would be there every week! I had the seafood risotto and it was to die for! The setting of the restaurant was gorgeous! Old building,...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2013

This is a lovely restaurant, that fills a niche in Gisborne. It is white table cloths, linen napkins, fine dining. The night we went it was busy, yet we still felt uncrowded. We had a lovely table next to the window. Service was excellent -...More

Thank JnKnz
Reviewed 10 March 2013

I dined alone and had rung up to book ahead. When I arrived, my table had interesting books to browse through during my meal just demonstrating the amount of thought that goes into the food and customer service here. A good selection on the menu...More

Thank IzzyWi
Reviewed 23 February 2013

This is a beautiful place in a lovely setting - well worth walking the extra few minutes to get there, as not quite central. I had a fish risotto which I wished would last forever. It really is a special restaurant.

Thank Jacky P
Reviewed 19 February 2013

We stayed for 1 night in Gisborne and went to the Marina. It is a very good restaurant with French cuisine. The price is not much higher than in other restaurants. The atmosphere and service were very good. It is the best restaurant we had...More

Thank Hans_10
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Excellent French-leaning food (definitely shows some kiwi influence) an interesting 'independent' wine list, showing they have thought about visitors to the region and a decent range of matches with the menu (a vouvray for the warm goats cheese, thanks!) and good service. It' a lovely...More

Thank Gerard B
Reviewed 28 January 2013

I was lucky enough to have a lunch and two dinners in this magnificent restaurant while I stayed with friends in Gisborne recently. The French proprietor chef's simple and delicious menu made with locally gown and in-season produce was a total delight. The super friendly...More

Thank jackidodo
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Yet another wonderful meal here. We have been regulars for years and what makes us keep coming back is the consistency - always great food, well cooked with great flavor and innovation - Stephane runs a very impressive kitchen. The service is impeccable, with Caroline...More

Thank Travel-Bunny272
Reviewed 22 January 2013

We were recommended here by a friend and we booked in advance so we had a great table with a view over the harbour. The service was good and staff very friendly. Food was good and they managed to accommodate my wife's wheat free diet....More

Reviewed 8 January 2013

been visiting gisborne, hate in 4 diferent places and i recomand to all the marina. food exellent not expensive for what they served, very good service, the waitting staff are very discreet.i will come back definetly.

Thank john g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
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
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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