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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: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 33
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  • 7
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  • 3
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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
Relaxed lunch

Excellent menu, food always presented very well indeed. Very good value and very helpful service. Very high on our list if not on the top. Great selection of wines from everywhere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Barry W
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Hastings, New Zealand
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English first
Hastings, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent menu, food always presented very well indeed. Very good value and very helpful service. Very high on our list if not on the top. Great selection of wines from everywhere.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I had lunch and brunch at Mister D on a quick 24 hour trip to Napier. Both meals were fantastic. Fresh produce, interesting menu choices, well priced, a great room and efficient and friendly (though not overly friendly) staff. My sort of cafe. Only dissappointment was that I could not visit for dinner too !

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Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

At Mister D's they take pride in their local Hawkes Bay produce making it the star of the menu. I have had breakfast here twice and once indulged in one of their famous donuts you can inject your choice of filling into. Might need to work my way through the breakfast menu and try out their evening dining too. Service... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I had dined at Mr D's in the past which was delicious, but on my recent visit to Napier, my friend took me to the interconnecting bar next door (through shared courtyard) "Monica Loves". Monica Loves is a funky, low lit cocktail bar. The barman are great - one Uber cool kiwi dude and one French guy that we met.... More 

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Napier
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Excellent service from young Oscar, friendly, informative and one of my former pupils...but now a young man going places....made our evening tonight. Along with the service the food was fantastic, John Dory in paper was absolutely delicious...with underwater seaweed an unusual but very tasty topping, on orange kumura. It smelt divine and tasted even better. My husband enjoyed his poached... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The service is lovely, very attentive and polite, just the right amount of cheeky banter. The food was amazing–the best cooked breakfast I've ever had. Great coffee. The place has lovely atmosphere.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were attracted to the beautiful Art Deco building in Tennyson St that is Mister D's while out walking and thought we might check the food. This cafe/diner is beautifully fitted out and has an excellent ambiance. Most importantly the food is AMAZING! I have never had such a delicious brunch, me with corn fritters and bacon and my husband... More 

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

I was not a fan when Mister D's opened. But I started to go there for the divine iced cappuccinos and sugar brioches on summer afternoons and realised that the service had become more relaxed and friendly to the point where the restaurant had mellowed to become many things for many people. Perfect for Napier. The food has also become... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Although we were only in for coffees, we could sense a nice 'Buzz' about the place. The staff were ever attentive and we felt looked after throughout our brief stop

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Service and food is great. Had dinner and two breakfasts on a recent trip to Napier, would become a regular if I lived in Hawkes Bay.

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Additional Information about Mister 'D's Bistro

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

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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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