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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 14 June 2012

I booked the Marina restaurant for my 30th birthday after 6 separate recommendations from the locals. 20 of us were treated to a gourmet feast. The charming maitre'd took time to help me choose the menu and the wine list and provided a huge welcome...More

Thank enam p
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Wonderfully atmosphere and service to die for. Everything was explained in detail from the menu and communication from the staff in the kitchen was excellent and also fun. Recommend to all wanting fantastic food and great service. AAAA+++++

Thank Farmer359
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Last friday my partner and me went to the Marina restaurant for a 10 course degustation menu. This was a real marina experience the food was great and the maitre'd was lovely. My favorite dish was the quail galantine with his own sauce. But i...More

Thank glenn v
Reviewed 14 June 2012

i have been to a conference in gisborne about the transit of venus. the duck was delightfullsucculent falling from the bone.the the sauce was a perfect combination for the dish, the winter vegetables match perfectly the duck.awesome sorbet of autumn fruits, fijoas, quince and pears,...More

Thank 499jim
Reviewed 8 June 2012

I ate here as part of a conference event and so had a set menu of duck confit and sorbet for dessert. The duck was very plain - not much sauce - it wasn't tasty at all. It was served with roast cubed potatoes that...More

1  Thank 33miss
Reviewed 21 April 2012

everything was awesome here- service-nice and friendly-helpful and vanish when you are sorted ! just how I like it- Food THE best -layers of lovely flavours on the palate ***

Thank Gloria R
Reviewed 5 April 2012

An impromptu night out for dinner at The Marina last night. Beautiful food cooked by Stephane and served attentively by Caroline. Glen enjoyed his rabbit terrine and cote de boeuf. I had a trio of salmon and then a delicious salad with figs, Parma ham,...More

Thank Trevewilliam
Reviewed 31 January 2012

The Marina has the reputation of being Gisborne's best restaurant and deservedly so. Quite aside from its setting at the confluence of the rivers, everything about it is classy. The service was attentive and friendly without being fawning, the wine list is extensive and the...More

Thank glenclova
Reviewed 12 January 2012

Fantastic service that would put many big city restaurants to shame. Food for the most part was excellent. When it wasn't it was quickly corrected. The environment was first class, over looking the river on a warm summers evening. there was an amazing wine list...More

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 10 January 2012

Absolutely top food and service based in a lovely old house on the riverfront close to the city and harbour. Expect to pay top prices,

Thank lexicom
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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, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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