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Eat Like a Local in Papamoa – The Ultimate Guide

Got a date night coming up? Or trying to organise a meal out with some friends or family? We all know the biggest challenge – finding the right restaurant.

Not too far away. Not too boring. Not too loud. Not too spency. Argh. Sometimes, it’s just not easy to find the perfect place to eat! However, it doesn’t need to be so hard. You don’t have to waste your hard-earned moolah on a sub-standard eatery. Here’s our gratifying guide for eating the best food in town – whatever style you’re after – verified by Papamoa locals.

Go on, gobble it up!

In Our Hood
  • Pap House
    Sliders, tacos, burgers and more. Fancy pub-grub that works for the whole family.
  • Mumbai Masala
    An Indian restaurant and arguably one of the best around!
  • Thai Thani
    Delicious Thai food with fresh, exotic flavours. Thai Thani has a relaxed atmosphere perfectly suited to the Papamoa Beach laid back lifestyle.
  • Rain Bar & Restaurant
    The ideal spot to enjoy a delicious meal or a night out with friends. There’s often live entertainment.
  • Bluebiyou
    Right on the beachfront and right next door to Papamoa Beach Resort, Bluebiyou has a delicious seasonal menu with an emphasis on seafood.
Bringing The World To The Bay
  • Macau
    East meets West-Pacific with a selection of titillating dishes designed around the idea of the communal eating philosophy of the Asian table.
  • Volare
    Rich Italian dishes delivered in a casual dining environment. Far more than pizza and pasta, you’ll wish you saved room for one of the decadent desserts!
  • Talk Of India
    Organically sourced quality meat, bonafide flavours and a friendly welcoming environment.
A Bit Different
  • Somerset Cottage
    Bringing elegance, sophistication and delectable mouth-watering dishes to the Bay well before any of the other fancy-pants restaurants were..
  • The Nourished Eatery
    This Vegan-friendly, sugar-free, pay-it-forward café oozes credibility. If you’re looking for a healthy snack or drink pop in!

So whether you’re scouting for the perfect dinner-date location, popping out for a cheap mid-week munch or looking to fill the troops bellies – there’s plenty of local options to suit every budget and palette.

For these and other options, talk to one of our friendly Reception Team for top local tips.