Image credits: Stephane Dussau

Come and enjoy …

modern European cuisine served in our historic Lysnar Ballroom. Our attentive team will help create an unforgettable dining experience, pairing high quality meals with local and international wines.

Set in the elegant historic Lysnar Ballroom, relax by the fire in winter or on the deck by the picturesque three rivers in summer. We can also accommodate any larger groups for functions and events.


Lunch: Thursday to Saturday, 12pm – 2pm

Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday, 6pm – late

Reserve online – or for larger groups above 6 people send an email to


  • 558nigels
    5 star rating

    Just wonderful A wonderful dinner with great food, interesting and good wine, relaxed friendly ambience and great service.
    Would absolutely recommend
    - 25/03/20

    5 star rating

    French/Irish fusion If you are visiting Gisborne, looking for good food and a fabulous selection of Gisborne wines, the Marina is for... read more - 24/03/20

    5 star rating

    Exceptional experience from a long time customer I have been coming to this restaurant for over a decade now and thought it was time to leave a... read more - 07/02/20

  • zambese
    5 star rating

    Amazing dining experience Just had the most fantastic dinner at The Marina restaurant. The location was stunning, and sitting out on the back... read more - 06/02/20

    5 star rating

    An Exceptional place with food to match. I don’t usually write reviews however in this case It is necessary. We went here for a special occasion and... read more - 04/02/20

    Dennis J
    4 star rating

    A nice evening meal. It was cold outside but warm in this place which was full. The staff were friendly and helpful and the... read more - 25/07/20

  • calvin403
    4 star rating

    incredible staff are super friendly,the joint is not too loud its proper for date, i enjoyed my meal while having good... read more - 04/06/20


1 Vogel Street, Whataupoko, Gisborne 4010