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Slip Inn Cafe

Havelock Marina, Havelock, New Zealand
+64 3-574 2345
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Ranked #2 of 5 restaurants in Havelock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $26
Cuisines: Pizza, Bar, Café, New Zealand
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Slip Inn Cafe is the only waterfront cafe in Marlborough. We are renowned for our relaxing cafe atmosphere, stunning views, friendly crew and for our extensive offering of tasty house-made fare, served all day, breakfast, lunch, dinner, pizza, platters and nibbles, many mussel dishes to choose from, gluten and dairy free and vegetarian options and a huge selection of drinks to enjoy featuring many local wines.
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

A group of us went to the Slip Inn for a late breakfast/early lunch and sat outside. The staff were amazing, fast friendly and they knew the menu! We had the Seafood Platter to share... divine! So many mussels, prawns and very tender calamari this would have to be one of the most tasty sharing plates we've had. 2 of... More

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Murchison, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A group of us went there for dinner and breakfast.My dinner was fantastic, had very tender Lamb cutlets, overall very pleased. Had a standard breakfast of bacon and poached eggs no complaints there, but all of us who had coffee, was cold to luke warm only complaint

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Bromley
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

... this is the place to eat. Relaxed and friendly dining experience. Whilst touring the South Island, we stopped overnight in Havelock as our family had heard good reviews about this place. There were seven of us and we had a great evening. The seafood platter served all the adults as a starter and was terrific value for money. Good... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were 6 of us (4 adults & 2 small children), visited for lunch. We didn't know about this place prior to our visit but went on recommendation by a guy working at Tourist Info in the town. He told us it's the best place to eat in town & he was right! The place was fairly busy but we... More

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Nelson
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We ate here after venturing to the cafe on a car tour. There were a large group of us, but despite this the meals were served quickly. My meal arrived the last at the table, well after everyone else had received theirs which made me feel a little uncomfortable and wondered if I had been forgotten. The meals are slightly... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

What a relaxing experience. The fast and amazing service, excellent standard of food, and wonderful ambiance was just delightful. Recommended.

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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stopped off for a late breakfast after driving from Kaiteriteri. Service was friendly and prompt, however food was a bit of a let down. The Mega Breakfast (Bacon/eggs etc) was fine, however my wifes Pancakes were over cooked/rubbery, with one inedible as it was rock solid. Although 1/3 of the meal was unable to be consumed, there was no offer... More

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Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We were in here as a family with six adults and one five year old. The service was really good Ethan and Chanel did a fantastic job. We had starters and a seafood platter was ordered to share between five adults, highly recommended one of the best platters with everything you could ask for and more (Seafood) all for $49... More

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Palmerston, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stopped for lunch on a beautiful sunny day, the food was great and plentiful, the staff were very friendly and accommodating. The restaurant is modern and clean and has great views of all the boats coming and going. Would highly recommend this restaurant

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Right on the slipway where you can watch the boats come in to port. Evening meal here was lovely, generous serves and very tasty. The Berry Fruit Crumble was to die for!

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