13th August 2020
16 July 2020
Tuesday 18 & 25 August, 2020
Turn Tuesday into a Tapas Trail of delight! Disrupt the hum drum of winter with an evening of sensational flavours, divine cocktails and a great night out with friends. Grab a ticket and some friends and join the Taste Tauranga Tuesday Tapas Trail!
Four iconic restaurant bars, four stops, four sensations.
Picture this…Arrive at Oscar and Otto and be served mussels and chorizo crumble on a pimenton potato puree, paired with Pedro Ximenez Sherry. Move on to Brooklyn Patio & Eatery where you will enjoy a selection of wood fired pizzas (GF & Vegan options available) plus their crispy chicken with green apple and ginger slaw and kewpie mayo. Brooklyn have paired this with a Peachy Keen Cocktail: peach liquor, apple sourz, mango and lemon. Next stop is Macau Bar Kitchen & Lounge for san choy bao boneless lamb ribs in lettuce cups with Sichuan caramel crushed cashews, pickled mustard and mint, with a side of pickled cucumbers, paired with a Greenhough Organic Riesling. Finish your taste trail at Miss Gee's in Masonic Park, Downtown Tauranga where you will be treated to a layered chocolate dessert served with chocolate soil, rose petals and freeze-dried raspberries. This is paired with a Raspberry and Rose Floradora cocktail with gin, raspberry syrup, lime juice, ginger ale, and rosewater. Yum!
Sunday 16 & 23 August, 2020
Four of our city's iconic bars are bringing you a bespoke menu to suit the tastes of those who love a great craft beer and tapas to match as part of Taste Tauranga this August!
Get a group of friends together and enjoy the craft tapas trail on a Sunday afternoon on The Strand. Here's a peek at some of the flavours you have to look forward to....
Start your trail at CBK Craft Bar Kitchen with their award-winning Good George APA served with a selection of handcrafted street food including southern fried chicken, poppers, squid and popcorn cauliflower. Then head to Cornerstone Bar & Eatery where you'll meet the boys from The Island Brewery in Papamoa and try their crisp Easy Lager served with a slider trio of crispy chicken, vegetarian and teriyaki salmon. Your next stop will be at The Crown and Badger where you’ll be served slow roasted beef cheek with creamy garlic mash and a red wine jus. End your tapas trail at The Hop House on Wharf Street where you will be treated to a warm chocolate mud cake with chocolate cointreau sauce, berry couli and vanilla bean ice cream matched with World Champion Cassels Milk Stout.
Learn how beer is made, discover how the perfect brew can enhance the flavours of your food, sample new bars, enjoy quality craft beer and enjoy a fantastic afternoon in the city with friends!
Thursday 27 August, 2020
The Tauranga Club, The Barrio Brothers Tauranga and Event Cinemas Tauranga Central have organised the perfect Date Night during Taste Tauranga!
Start your evening at one of our city centre’s most picturesque locations, The Tauranga Club, located in the Devonport Towers. Enjoy a sunset view of the Tauranga Waterfront with a selection of sticky pork belly and haloumi slider canapes with your choice of spirit, beer or house wine. You will then head to Barrio Brothers Tauranga at the top of Grey Street for your main course. Choose between their Barrio Burrito, Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas, Chimichanga Vegetariana, Fried Chicken Tacos or Pulled Pork Tacos. Pair your main with your choice of any house wine, tap beer, Corona or Sol, or any glass of non-alcoholic cocktail. End the evening at Event Cinemas Tauranga with a special screening of the highly anticipated blockbuster “Tenet” while snacking on a junior popcorn and ice-cream. All of this is included in each ticket and at just $70 per person, this is sure to be a night out you won’t forget.
With limited tickets available, get in fast, as this event will sell out!