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Westshore Beach Inn Bistro

84 Meeanee Quay | Westshore Beach, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6 835 9879
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Ranked #5 of 138 Restaurants in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $20
Cuisines: English, Filipino, Healthy, Bistro
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Hawkes Bays oldest Pub still operating on its original site - 1925 when the current building was established. Licenced since 1851!! Westshore Beach Inn has become a firm favourite with locals and tourists alike. We have the most fabulous range of craft bier FRESH from the tap - Founders, Renaissance, Garage Project, Boundary Road, Tuatara, Liberty, Hallertau & locals Brave, Hawkes Bay Independent and favourite Esk Valleys Zeelandt. With International brands brewed only in Barcelona Estrella Damm, Carlsberg & Kingfisher make up nearly 24 FRESH biers on tap at any one time. Fill here - Take there....YES we fill Pots, Growlers, Camels n Riggers!! We have our Bistro with a fabulous lawn area that starts the day with lunch ( from 11.30Am) then continuous through to dinner 7 days a week. The Bistro does a simple fresh food with produce from Napier County and its artisans. ( Grains of Europe, Better Fishing, Village Press Olive Oil & made here pesto with basil from our own garden) Fresh Food NOT fast food from local suppliers is the mantra we operate to. Free range chicken and Verry's free range eggs feature on all menus. Our Fresh Fish is caught DAILY by Karl and Sarah from Better Fishing - It is the most superb flavour and texture - Often only a few hours since being caught. Karl and Sarah fish daily and sustainably. With a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015, a pile of "Hawkes Bay Hospitality" Runner up certificates (6 in total)..... Along with a couple of "Hawkes Bay Signature Dish" Awards our food is establishing a great pedigree. Your here for a good time not a long time!! How cool we were again nominated for the 2014 Hawkes Bay Hospitality Awards "Outstanding Local" for the sixth year running - Well done folks, both paid and paying for making this a special place. Westshore Beach Inn is a family owned and operated property just 50 metres from Westshore Beach, a short 5-minute drive to the downtown Art Deco district, Napier and 1km from the West Quay restaurant area. We are smack bang in the middle of the "Water" Cycle & walkway. ( Actually probably the start finish line!!!) We have bikes for hire, maps fresh cold water and when you finish Fresh Cold Beer. Cheers & Beers The Bayliss family
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North Yorkshire
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Read the reviews on TA and decided as we were staying in a motel a few doors away we'd go for a meal - we weren't disappointed. I had the roast beef and my husband had the recommended fish and both meals were outstanding. My husband enjoyed the selection of local beers and the wine was clearly of good quality.... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My husband and I stayed at a local motel down the road and decided to try this quaint inn out and we were blown away with the presentation, and the staff and were very delighted with the absolutely delicious meals we were served. My husband had the medium sticky ribs and I had the scrumptious steak meal. We ate every... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My partner & I called in on a Thursday evening, and were totally impressed by both the service and the food. Unlike the majority of restaurants in Hawkes Bay, the waiting staff were actually both knowledgeable and sincere in their politeness and serving manner. I had the Chicken Parmigiana, with a salad with a house Chardonnay, and I would assert... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We visited for lunch on Sunday, both my 4 year and myself tried the advertised fresh fish - it was every bit as good as promised, the taste was amazing, the size of the meal was perfect for us both. As usual the service was excellent, very friendly staff. Great time!

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

Hi Shane Great to have you back again, I'm glad you enjoyed everything.We are very proud of our fish, it is caught every night using sustainable fishing methods and delivered to our door first thing in the morning. Looking forward to seeing you again Gina Graham General Manager More 

Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Outstanding tap menu with several different craft brewers. Might as well get the ribs because they are amazing, but go for the mid-sized beers so you can try several.

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

And the craft beer novice! Haha We pride ourselves on not just catering foor the beer critics, but also introducing people to craft beer and encouraging them to change from the bog standard tasteless liquid that you get in most bars, to something that's bursting with flavour. And there is nothing better to have with your beers than some of... More 

Australia
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148 reviews 148 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Wonderfull flexible kitchen....do anything not on menu to assist guests. Great smiles. Wonderfull service. Great photos of early Napier on wall.

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

Thanks for reviewing With so many people having special dietary requirements, its so important for our kitchen to be adaptable. Our wonderful chefs are more than happy to mix things up a bit to ensure guests get what they want and have an enjoyable time. Gina Graham General Manager More 

Napier, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Just recently visited the restaurant for the second time and whilst the service was equally as good as my first review, the food was even better and really was well presented for our smorgasbord. I have to say that the staff are very good and they all gave the impression that they enjoyed their jobs and this was reflected in... More 

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

Hi Jeff I'm really glad you came back again and everything was to your satisfaction. thanks for taking the time to review us again. Your feedback is very much appreciated. Wishing you a Happy and healthy 2015 Gina Graham General Manager More 

Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Decided to give this place a try based on other reviews. However we didn't find the food particularly good at all. The staff and range of beers were good though.

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

Hi Thanks for taking th time to review. I'm disappointed to hear you didn't enjoy the meals , Id be interested to know what you had. We use as much fresh, local produce as possible, free range chicken and eggs and our fish is caught using sustainable fishing methods and delivered to us fresh every morning. Im glad you enjoyed... More 

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the meal was delicious (particularly the spare ribs which, I must say, were the best I've ever tasted)!!! A very relaxing atmosphere and I look forward to eating there again in the future.

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

Hi Anne Yes our ribs have certainly got a bit of a reputation, haha. Im so glad you enjoyed everything and look forward to seeing you back again. Gina Graham General manager More 

Napier, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Although right next to SH2 this place is a bit off the beaten (tourist) track. So, in case you do not know where to find the Westshore Beach Inn - ask! This is the place to go for a decent craft beer on tap in Napier. The first impression of the bar(s) can be a bit confusing. Depending from which... More 

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

An excellent review that sums up the Westshore BI experience - Fabulous its a "fav" for you. Look forward to seeing you again soon. GM Gina More 

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Additional Information about Westshore Beach Inn Bistro

Address: 84 Meeanee Quay | Westshore Beach, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6 835 9879
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
Average Prices: USD 11 - 20
Cuisine: English, Filipino, Healthy, Bistro

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