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MINT Restaurant

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European, Contemporary, New Zealand
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189 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 4050
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Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Mint restaurant is set in an 1897 heritage house on Napier's Marine...
Mint restaurant is set in an 1897 heritage house on Napier's Marine Parade, it's modernised interior offers comfortable ambient dining. Open for dinner Monday to Saturday, enjoy complimentary house-made bread while you peruse the menu. Our cuisine is contemporary with a twist of New Zealand influence and we are fully licensed. Mint is ideally suited to casual or intimate dining, business or celebrations. Sample menus and table bookings available on our website.Your hosts, Steve and Ruth Beere. Bon Appetit
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We had two meals here on our recent visit. On both occasions we felt we had a good experience with well cooked and presented food, served well and with value for money.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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St Osyth, United Kingdom
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St Osyth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had two meals here on our recent visit. On both occasions we felt we had a good experience with well cooked and presented food, served well and with value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Came recommended and did not disappoint. Slightly unusual menu however very tasty.Will gladly dine here again next trip to Napier.Good wine options also with very good attentive service.

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Lismore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The food, atmosphere and service were all exceptional. we enjoyed the well thought out, modern menu…. tried unusual but very successful ingredient combinations….. staff were attentive but not annoying and the atmosphere was quiet, private and elegant… thanks for a great experience xx

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is a place to go if you want a romantic night out, with candles on the table, a background of soft restaurant life, taking place. The staff were keen to see that we were warm enough, which we were, and the menu had a great selection. I chose an entire of roasted beetroot, oh it was so delicious...then a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We walked in without a booking and were lucky to be offered a table at this outstanding restaurant. Menu is imaginative, presented beautifully and is very good value. Service also is just right!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had an early dinner here on a saturday night and were seated upstairs which was cosy and comfortable. We shared bruschetta and pork belly to start and had the Beef fillet and lamb loin for mains, all of which were delicious and beautifully presented. The service was fantastic. The wine list looked great even though I wasn't able to... More 

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Very good provincial restaurant serving well crafted and imaginative food. Good use of cuts such as ox cheek and rabbit liver to compliment more traditional fare. Presentation was excellent and service attentive and professional. Interior decoration was as interesting as the food. I had pork belly ad rabbit liver to start which tasted very good with the flavours complimenting each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful meal with good service. Had the lamb and ox cheek which were superb and the best meal wexhave had out in a long time.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We went here based on online recommendations. The food and service were very good. We arrived at the start of the dinner service, so reservations were unnecessary. Based on the small dining space, I would recommend ordering ahead just to be certain of a spot.

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Our second visit to Mint and the food was just as good as we remembered. Any time we go somewhere with great food we always want to take our kids (adults but kids nonetheless). We took our son and he enjoyed it as much as we did. The food is different, tasty and worth every dollar spent. The meals are... More 

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Additional Information about MINT Restaurant

Address: 189 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-835 4050
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
Average Prices: USD 8 - 19
Cuisine: European, Contemporary, New Zealand

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 189 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 4050

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 19
  • Cuisine: European, Contemporary, New Zealand

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

Description

Mint restaurant is set in an 1897 heritage house on Napier's Marine Parade, it's modernised interior offers comfortable ambient dining. Open for dinner Monday to Saturday, enjoy complimentary house-made bread while you peruse the menu. Our cuisine is contemporary with a twist of New Zealand influence and we are fully licensed. Mint is ideally suited to casual or intimate dining, business or celebrations. Sample menus and table bookings available on our website.Your hosts, Steve and Ruth Beere. Bon Appetit

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