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Estuarys Restaurant

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19 Meeanee Quay, Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
6-833 6050
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very pleasant evening

Lovely sunset over the estuary accompanied with some BYO Chardonnay. Second time here in two months and the food was delicious. Four of us and we all went for the specials. Not disappointed at all. Pre ordered the apple and raspberry dessert to make sure we did not miss out! Wait staff could smile... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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Napier, New Zealand
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  • Late Night
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46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Napier, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Lovely sunset over the estuary accompanied with some BYO Chardonnay. Second time here in two months and the food was delicious. Four of us and we all went for the specials. Not disappointed at all. Pre ordered the apple and raspberry dessert to make sure we did not miss out! Wait staff could smile a little more ( they seem... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

In Napier lots of restaurants are closed on Mondays. We eventfully wandered in to Estuaries which is across the small body harbour At first looks not promising but the Meal turned out to be more than acceptable. The wine list was primarily local wines which as a visitor I think is correct

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Levin, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We have had a couple of meals here now and each time we are pleased to see that there is more times to have a meal of different style, a menu that is really great. Nothing swanky just good food and great service, and in my book that is what it is all about

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Been a couple of times and the food is devine. Bit pricey but definitely worth it. Nice outlook over the estuary but the restaurant is a little small. One of my favourite places to eat though

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Toronto, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Upon arrival for our reserved time, we were advised that the kitchen was very busy and that they would not be able to take our order for 15-20 minutes. This is exactly what happened, at which time the waitress informed us that because they were busy, there would be a further delay in bringing our food, another accurate prediction. I... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We dined at Estuarys on New Years Eve. Restaurant was extremely busy and there was a wait time which we were informed of at the outset. We didn't mind as we were with out of town visitors and had plenty of catching up to do. The Waiter (male) recommended a very nice wine instead of what we planned to have... More 

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My Husband and I dinned here on New Years Eve. The setting is very romantic and tranquil. The service from the waitress was very good. We went to order the rye breads but they were no longer available even though they were still on the menu. My husbands entrée of blackened chicken served with bacon had no bacon in site... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

After hearing nothing but nice comments about this restaurant I thought I may aswell give the place a try. I ordered the calamari only to be disappointed, I've tried this meal at many other restaurants and they have been fabulous but the calamari here was chewy, dry and not very satisfying. I then had the seafood pasta only to get... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Good service by a friendly waitress on a very wet night out. Although food was all edible, nothing stood out as being unmissable and prices were expensive for what you received. The decor is rather dated.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Don't judge a book by its cover, this place looks average but food and wine is pretty good. An unexpected surprise. Our waitress shoanna added to the experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Meeanee Quay, Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: 6-833 6050

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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