Uniting people, great food and fare is the ethos behind The Black Sheep Bar and Grill – Tauranga's country hot-spot for all dining experiences.
“We've got this amazing facility – a huge outdoor area for kids to play and parents to relax, a boardroom, an atrium and an inside restaurant – plus parking galore,” says Black Sheep co-owner Hugh Clavis. “We couldn't want for more location-wise, we're handy to everyone – locals, out-of-towners, travellers – anyone who fancies a stop and a bite to eat.”
Nestled into the hillside of Plummer's Point Rd – just off State Highway 2 – the restaurant offers picturesque surrounds and tasty cuisine to suit all palettes. Its philosophy is simple: provide fresh food, use local ingredients and nurture the community spirit.
Think brisket benedict for breakfast, Japanese fried chicken tacos for lunch, barbecue pork ribs or venison burgers for dinner – just a few of the tempting choices, alongside a great selection of local wines and craft beers.
“We want everyone coming through our doors to feel welcome, be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, a bite after work or morning tea,” says co-owner and chef Dan Moffat. “We're family-friendly – let the kids have fun, explore the bush, bring the dog – we'll happily host special events too.”
With a new winter menu coming soon, plus children's playground and community events on the cards, it's a hive of activity at this country mecca.