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Nautilus Restaurant, Cafe & Wedding Venue, Tauranga

Come and enjoy superb waterfront dining and hospitality at Nautilus Restaurant, one of the finest restaurants, cafes, function and wedding venues Tauranga has to offer.

We offer a vibrant menu that accentuates the bounty of the sea. Prepared by award winning Executive Chef Maurice Mourali and his team, we offer deliciously fresh New Zealand cuisine, with a touch of Asia and the Mediterranean.

With a unique waterfront location, Nautilus is one of the few restaurants and wedding venues in Tauranga that can boast spectacular views across the harbour to Mt Maunganui.

Literally a stone’s throw from the water's edge, you can enjoy a glass of wine in the fresh sea breeze under Tauranga's sunny skies. A great place to relax and unwind with your work colleagues or family and friends, Nautilus provides the perfect setting for all day dining.

We are next to the Sulphur Point Marine Park Walkway, so call in and fuel up on your way around the circuit. Or come and enjoy a game of petanque while sampling our extensive wine selection or our delicious coffee.

Our stunning location, spacious restaurant and large lawn on the water's edge make Nautilus Restaurant the perfect Tauranga wedding venue and function venue that will impress your guests. We are also Tauranga catering specialists.

Nautilus Gift Vouchers

If someone you know or you love has a special occasion coming up, or if you just want to say thank you, then giving them a Nautilus restaurant gift voucher would be the best gift idea. It can be redeemed at the Nautilus for lunch or for dinner and it is sure to put a big smile on their face! We can email or post the voucher to you or to the person receiving the voucher with any note you would like to include. We just need the postal address or the email address it needs to be sent to and we will arrange the postage for you for no further charge.

Please call us on 07 577 1937 and we will process the voucher payment over the phone for you or send us an email.

Opening Hours

We are open for Brunch, Lunch and Dinner from Tuesday to Saturday and for Brunch and Lunch only on Sunday. Breakfast is available at any time for bookings of a minimum of 15 people.

Cooking Classes

Join us on Thursday nights for fun, wine and amazing food! Learn how to cook healthy and delicious meals that will impress your family and friends, better still, bring them too! Click here to find out more.

Nautilus Recipe Book

Each week we will share with you one of our recipes so you can learn more about the wonderful flavours produced in the Nautilus kitchen. Click here for our recipes.

Wine Appreciation

Treat your taste buds to a fun evening of fine wine and food. Develop your appreciation for wines from around the globe and learn how to match wine with food. Come and meet local wine makers who will pass on their wealth of knowledge. Email us to register your interest.

Petanque Tournaments

Come and enjoy a game of petanque on our waterfront court. Get a group of friends or business colleagues together for some fun in the sun. Bring the kids too, petanque is easy to play and great fun for everyone. Email us for more information.