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Mister 'D's Bistro

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47 Tennyson St, Napier, New Zealand
06-835-5022
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7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 194
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  • 100
    Very good
  • 27
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Good Stuff

Strolled past this place while on a trip in Napier. Decided to stop by for a quick coffee. Our fun waiter told me about their famous donuts. Next thing I have coffee and a donut with how god knows how many syringes. So glad I did. Also happy I was leaving the next day. I was hooked. If I lived... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Rusty S
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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329 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Strolled past this place while on a trip in Napier. Decided to stop by for a quick coffee. Our fun waiter told me about their famous donuts. Next thing I have coffee and a donut with how god knows how many syringes. So glad I did. Also happy I was leaving the next day. I was hooked. If I lived... More 

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New Zealand
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22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We went here for lunch, mainly to try the donuts where you choose your fillings and squirt in with a syringe. Very novel! We had a light meal first which was very tasty, especially the caramellized onion tart. The waitress was lovely but the lady who took our money could have been a bit more pleasant!

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We had a very enjoyable dinner here during Art Deco weekend.. The gnocchi sticks with cheese and coffee grounds were different (but in a great way) also the fried bread was worth a try (If you are ok with the concept of deep fried carbs which I am). The lamb croquettes were also excellent. I had the bone marrow ravioli... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

First, I have to say that my meal here was made much more exciting by the fact that it was Art Deco Weekend so everyone around us was dressed "de rigueur" 30's style (that only happens one weekend in the year, I guess). Otherwise, we found it a stylish place and really enjoyed the food, too (I had the risotto... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Nothing to write home about, really average meal. I had an onion tart with Greek salad, not good.My husband had the tortellini which he enjoyed.

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Mellieha, Malta
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59 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant was modern, had an exciting menu and felt very different to the stayed approach of most of what we saw in Napier. The food was tasty, fresh and the service was fast and efficient. All in all a good place to try.

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the varied and different menu - yum yum donuts!! Our son from Wellington was very impressed. Service was good and not pressured.

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went for lunch and were seated immediately. For starters we got gnocchi with cheese sauce and ground coffee. The presentation of this dish was so cool! 6 gnocchi on individual skewers was definitely not what we expected! My husband and I decided on ordering something light for lunch. I had the salmon sashimi salad and he had the ham... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This place is superb. A funky restaurant with great atmosphere. The bone marrow ravioli was one of the best pastas ever and the fish mains were outstanding. This place rivals any modern restaurant in sydney. Also go to the bar next door for a night cap.

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Waikato New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had our Valentine Day dinner at mister "D" even though we hadn't booked we were seated in matter of a few minutes despite the place being very busy and a little queue had formed behind us...we did turn up quite late so they probably were through the first service of the evening so right timing for the tables to... 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
Sunday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?