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Somerset Cottage

30 Bethlehem Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-576 6889
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“duck” (16 reviews)
“pate” (6 reviews)
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New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
30 Bethlehem Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So very disappointed. We were invited by friends to join them on their wedding anniversary at Somerset. I made a small joke about how incredibly loud our neighbouring table of 2 were (the husband was obviously hard of hearing) and the waitress stared me down....More

Thank shellsyy4u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a lovely place to dine. We try to celebrate special occasions here as the menu is superb and it is situated on the edge of the city with free parking, in an historic building.

Thank HeatherBallantyne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious dinner and the atmosphere was nice. The price is a tad higher than other "couples restaurants" but definitely not expensive. It's a nice date night for any night of the week.

Thank Malibu_Barbie_JennyW
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Somerset Cottage is beautiful fine dining food in a cozy yet elegant setting. We like to go here for special occasions as it is a bit pricey to go too often and its nice to save it for a treat. Service is wonderful and they...More

Thank s0phiebarnard
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The maitre'd was abrupt, rude and extremely unwelcoming. The entrees were fine. The pork main was dry with soggy crackling. The duck main was ok. The seasonal vegetables were absolutely awful scorched on the outside, totally raw otherwise. Could not get the knife through them....More

Thank Kathryn Y
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Not a busy night which can sometimes be disastrous for a restaurant as they can take their eye of the ball Certainly not the case here From the time we walked through the door until we left was a great experience Service was very good...More

Thank lampardTauranga
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful as usual. Perfect service. Cosy location and of course incredible delicious food. My absolute favourite restaurant in Tauranga.

Thank rochellep123
Reviewed 16 July 2017

lovely meal, wonderful service. Duck was gorgeous as was the battered cauli, highly recommend, great staff, great food

Thank sturodney
Reviewed 15 June 2017

this is one of the best restaurants in Tauranga. It was a couple of yrs ago I went there for my birthday and couldnt fault it. Highly recommend and the liquorice orange ice cream is delicious..

Thank KimPapamoa
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Was very busy when we arrived and a really buzzing atmosphere. We went all out and ordered all sorts. Every menu item was delicious and beautifully presented. Can't think of anything that could have improved our evening!

Thank James F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Bethlehem Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-576 6889
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