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Westshore Beach Inn Bistro

84 Meeanee Quay | Westshore Beach, Hawkes Bay, Napier 4144, New Zealand
+64 6-835 9879
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Ranked #4 of 126 restaurants in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $11 - $20
Cuisines: English, Healthy, Bistro, Brew Pub
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Our Pub Bistro is easy on the wallet, with the Beef & Lamb Award 2011 and 2013 to add to multiple Hawkes Bay Signature Dish Awards and 5 years straight as Best Local/Traditional Pub Awards. We have a genuine interest in local fresh and premium food :-) Open Thursday to Sunday for Brunch & Lunch and Monday to Saturday for dinners. We now have the Bistro in the Crossing Bistro, the menu is available in the bar as well. The Bistro only ever serves Fresh Fish, Corn Fed Free Range Chicken and the freshest local produce. The prices range from NZ$19 to $25 for most dishes and Prime Angus Scotch $30; all out meals include salad or vegetables with fries or potato. We without question have the finest and largest collection of New Zealand Craft biers. We have a simple menu done well in a casual pub environment....Play with Passion and Have Fun!
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English first
Napier, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Best ribs in the world!, heaps of craft beer, the local Zeelandt was the best by far (available on tap even), friendly, helpful staff, prompt service, can't wait to go back.

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Jeremy B, Owner at Westshore Beach Inn Bistro, responded to this review

The Ribs are seriously selling like crazy. My actual favourite is our Free Rage Chicken Parmigiana, this I think is the best in New Zealand!! Hope you will be back soon. The Zeelandt brewery is on the Napier Taupo road in and out of Napier from the North. Cheers & Beers Jeremy Bayliss More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This homely Bistro Inn at 84 Meeanee Quay is just a short walk from several of the Motels on Meeanee Quay. The night we were there there were both couples and families dinning. There is both inside and outside dinning. We selected the Hot Roast Pork Dinner ; It had a most generous helping of Pork (with crackling), apple sauce,... More

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Jeremy B, Owner at Westshore Beach Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Fabulous the roast is our biggest seller, but the ribs are becoming our most famous. Thanks for the kind words I will be sure to pass them onto the crew. Cheers & Beers Jeremy Bayliss More

Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Popped in for dinner purely on trip advisor recommendations #4 on trip advisor for the area. Had a lovely meal. Simple fresh fish and some chips and a salad. Glass of beer and cider. Very friendly staff. Only problem is that we arrived just after 8pm. Restaurant closes at 8:30 and we were the only ones in the restaurant. And... More

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Jeremy B, Owner at Westshore Beach Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Your right, very little happens in Napier after 8.30pm!! We are often serving food till 9pm as no where else is open - We love it. Fresh Food NOT fats food is our motto done in a simple Local bistro manner. Glad you understood. Cheers & Beers Jeremy Bayliss Managing Owner More

Napier, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

really nice service & food. Plenty of seating options for couples right through to larger groups. Good options on menu:)

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Jeremy B, Owner at Westshore Beach Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks we keep things fresh and that means slightly restricted choice BUT we thing it is worth it. Glad you did too. Thanks for taking time to review, it means a lot. Cheers & Beers Jeremy Bayliss Managing Owner More

Napier, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We went for a dinner with our 2,5 year old toddler and we loved it. Fabulous food, exceptional , super friendly service, family (toddler) friendly bistro. We have been given crayons and colouring book to entertain our toddler plus big box of toys was available. To top that off the children menu had healthy options and was very reasonably priced.... More

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Jeremy B, Owner at Westshore Beach Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Being a local Bistro means looking after the kids, having an eight year old I know only too well how "helpful' it is when wanting to enjoy time with the better half!!! Cheers & Beers Jeremy Bayliss More

Auckland Central, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

We went to the Beach Inn on a miserable wet day and had their crumbed fish and chips which came with a generous, fresh salad. The fish was very fresh and the service was excellent - very friendly staff. We had wine by the glass which was reasonably priced. Overall, a very good experience and definitely worth a visit. Next... More

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Jeremy B, Owner at Westshore Beach Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Excellent FRESH food, service and value...THANK YOU so much. We are just a little pub bistro but you have covered our values very well. Thanks again. Cheers & Beers Jeremy Bayiss More

Napier, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Once again the Westshore Beach Inn Bistro proved a winner. The steak was cooked to order and perfection and the presentation of the lamb matched its excellent flavour. The staff were knowledgeable and helpful and the meal was served in a timely manner and we did not feel rushed. It was a great way to celebrate the end of a... More

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Jeremy B, Owner at Westshore Beach Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, nice to hear about things other than Ribs! Ha ha.......We are very happy with our staff and their passion to make people feel comfortable and relaxed. Cheers & Beers Jeremy Bayliss More

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

As a group of retired bikers, we bike each Wednesday and choose different lunch stops. Last Wed. was the first at Westshore Bistro, but won't be the last!. Excellent food, and having mine host Jeremy come out to greet us, and provide a complimentary cold beer along with explanations of the various craft beers he stocks, was a very welcome... More

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Jeremy B, Owner at Westshore Beach Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Cheers guys, great to see some friendly faces. We are pretty keen on our craft beer with over 120 beers on Tap and in the fridge. Cheers & Beers Jeremy Bayliss More

wellington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Spur of the moment to stop and stay. Abosolutely great choice. Detached/separate little unassuming structures (on the outside). Surprisingly top quality inside. Very enjoyable stay. Price was equivalant with surrounding area. I wish I had read the reviews before (as I would have loved to have sampled the food their). Never mind I think I shall return

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Jeremy B, Owner at Westshore Beach Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words about your stay. Hope we see you again and you get to enjoy the Bistro Cheers & Beers Jeremy Bayliss More

Napier, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I keep trying but I can't get past the Ribs!!! They are so finger licking good! Great Service and Smiles from the staff, also execellent recommendations on the craft beers..but I can't get past the Ribs...if you are a local and you haven't been you a truely missing a delight...if you are passing through make sure you stop off...and grab... More

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JayB4544, Owner at Westshore Beach Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Ribs and more Ribs...Someone suggested that's all we should sell!! Luckily for the chefs its not - Although they love the feedback. Thanks and see you again soon. Cheers & Beers Jeremy Bayliss More

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