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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: $7 - $23
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
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

a few decent veggie options too, good beers, in top 3 of meals we had in NZ. right on the harbour ============

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Nos dijieron que no podíamos pasar sin degustar los mejillones de la zona de Havelock, 1er productor mundial de mejillones VERDES!! y encontramos en el puerto de yates este café increible. Copio en ingles la mejor de las definiciones de nuestra experiencia "This restaurant was included in a mussel farm and winery tour package. We had been looking for local... More 

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This restaurant was included in a mussel farm and winery tour package. We had been looking for local seafood to eat. We got garlic bread and a kilo of steamed mussels for each of us. I got white wine garlic and my husband got curry flavored. They were both very very good. This cafe was located right on the water... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We had a wonderful meal here, service was great and the atmosphere was fantastic. A beautiful venue for lunch! Thank you

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Without sounding exaggerated, Slip Inn is by far the best lamb shanks I have ever tasted in my life! Having spent 2 weeks travelling around South Island, my affinity towards cute and friendly sheep has grown so much until I was quite hesistant to order anything related to lamb ;). However, after reading the great review about the lamb shank... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We diacovered this by accident. the very best green mussells ever. the coconut curry sauce which cooked the mussells was a treat!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We tried The Slip Inn one night after glowing reviews from family members. Steamed mussels with white wine, garlic, and herbs were amazing. The large bowl came with two great pieces of deliciously soft bread and butter to soak up the juices. We also had the fish and chips of the day (gurnard) which came with potato salad which was... More 

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Havelock, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have had many very good meals in the Slip inn from coffee and Muffins to Lamb cutlets. Location is stunning on the marina with mountain views

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I had two occasions to step in while lurking around NZ. I tried mussels on my second Havelock visit and must admit I have planed a stopover for my next road trip in NZ later this year. I had not been such a fanatic of anything coming out of shell before I tasted Havelock mussels. It is one of these... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We went here for lunch and all had the fish and chips meal, this wasn't too badly priced and to be honest was a great meal. I had been staying in the region for about a week for work and every morning two of us would always grab a coffee and hot chocolate. The coffee is great but over the... More 

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Additional Information about Slip Inn Cafe

Address: Havelock Marina, Havelock, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-574 2345
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Havelock
Average Prices: USD 7 - 23
Cuisine: Pizza, Bar, Café, New Zealand

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