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Mister 'D's Bistro

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47 Tennyson St, Napier, New Zealand
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7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Brunch!!

Had the best corn fritters and bircher muesli we have ever had. Definitely returning in the future, save me a seat!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had the best corn fritters and bircher muesli we have ever had. Definitely returning in the future, save me a seat!!!

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food, good service and good coffee. If every restaurant was this good the world would be a much better place. I'm not saying this place is a cure for global climate change but it's good enough to end world unhappiness. :-)

Thank go-on-get-some
Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just popped in on recommendation to try their donuts. AWESOME. Great donuts plus injections of chocolate, custard, cream etc. Typically decadent in the Art Deco capital of Napier. You have to come here to experience their donuts. Oh, and great coffee too

Thank JonnyD661
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went simply for a coffee and donut! Could not fault the restaurant. Clean, well presented. Friendly and attentive staff. Coffee and donuts superb!!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I dined here based on a recommendation from a local - and most certainly was not disappointed. Travelling alone, I'm used to being put in a corner and forgotten about - but I couldn't believe how many staff members came to chat with me and check up on me. The food was nothing short of outstanding, and such high quality,... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dinned there as a suggestion by one of the locals of Napier. The prices are more 5star but the restaurant is really 4star. It is always the little things, the female maitre'd is not a happy person.... Puts on a face that is just a facade. No bowl to put the shells in for my main meal. The atmosphere... More 

Thank Topbabe
Napier, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coffee & fantastic donuts that you fill with, custard, jam or cream, you must visit this cafe.

Thank RosemaryB29-2
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch on a rainy day, had great fish and a nice New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc as well. Service was great. Would repeat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Napier when Mister D was only open at lunch, but what we did have (crispy pork with fennel slaw) was delectable. We wished we were hungrier or there for dinner because the entire menu looked splendid. Wam service, great ambience, shouldn't be missed

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Napier just at 3pm when almost all restaurants had stopped serving lunch. When asking the young lady at Mr. D's whether we could have lunch, she advised us that the kitchen had just closed, but she would ask the chef whether he would extend it for us - he did, bless him! As if that wasn't good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 Tennyson St, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: 06-835-5022

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm

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