A delectable culinary experience
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“Our experience at Clarence couldn’t have been more fun! Truly excellent food and service – the staff were friendly, attentive, and had a flawless attitude and presentation. The manager even went
the extra mile to get me a coffee before opening time!”
TripAdvisor, Tom, Taipei
We’re open Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner
The Bistro is open for lunch and dinner. Treat yourself to anything from a full-course meal and drinks, to grazing plates and an exceptional glass (or bottle) of wine.
Enjoy a serene meal on your own, a flirtatious date, a family celebration or a business dinner – the Bistro has a taste for everyone.
Tuesday - Sunday
Lunch: 12.00pm – 2.30pm / Dinner: 5.30pm – late
Hand-picked and sustainable
As a New Zealand business, we aspire to embody clean, green values. We follow a farm-to-plate process, serving dishes created from fresh, well-sourced produce.
Uniting us with Clarence Hotel, and connecting us with the European heritage of our unique building, is our logo, the ‘bee’. Our bee symbolises our role as custodians of the environment and value for sustainable practice.
A kitchen led by award winning chefs, our lunch and dinner menus celebrate the seasons with local produce, alongside a substantial, international wine list. Our award-winning menu has proudly made us Tauranga's best restaurant!
With the owner, Noel Cimadom’s Italian origin, the Bistro menu captures the aromas of Europe. We offer a modern taste of famed European cuisine balanced with the local flavours of New Zealand.