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The Exchange Bar & Brasserie

45 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
6 833 7733
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Ranked #15 of 134 Restaurants in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Napier, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The team at The Exchange helped us out of a very tight spot by hosting a family breakfast for a large group at very short notice. The food was outstanding, as was the customer service. Their helpfulness and excellent food made a very positive impact on everyone in our group and I know many of us will return. This is... More

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Shanghai, China
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131 reviews 131 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Very friendly staff and managers on top of their game here. Unusual and fun menu choices; delcious beers and wines. Central location to walk to and lovely building. Nice

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Napier, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Have dined at numbers of 'rated' restaurants in the Napier/Hastings area and been pleasantly delighted at many of them. So how did the this restaurant slip by us in the past?. Tonight we encountered wonderful service that set us at ease on entry to the restaurant..as did the pleasant ambience of the restaurants music and table seating. Professional service, with... More

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Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

OK so here is the bottom line. We did not feel like walking out for dinner so we ate in at the hotel. To our very pleasant surprise, the food was very good. The tomato soup and snapper were evening specials on the menu. Both were quite good as was the tempura shrimp starter. Whether the service was good or... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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176 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Strange how little things and first impressions make such a difference in restaurants. When we walked into the Exchange Brassiere at the Scenic Hotel Te Pania the crisp white starched napkins immediately shouted, “You’ve come to the RIGHT PLACE! We were part of a large group in the Art Deco Cafe Crawl and we were there for the entree. The... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I dined here as part of a large group at a function in conjunction with Napier's Art Deco Weekend. It was a very warm night so we were able to dine with all the doors open along the front of the restaurant looking out onto the activity on the Marine Parade. The staff were working to a very limited time... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

My Husband and i dined here a few days back he had the most amazing goat curry that the indian head chef had made i am not a fan of goat or curry but the taste was not what i thought it would be,Both me and my husband passed our best thank you to the indian head chef that he... More

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Seattle, Washington
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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Lovely indoor/outdoor area, clean, tidy. Good choices on the menu, fresh, perfectly prepared. Good value as well.

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Great place 4 a beer and a steak sitting in the outdoor seating. The service was excellent with delicious dessert to finish

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Napier, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

Very nice location, we sat outside. The food was the best we tasted in a while and the service was even better. Well worth a visit if you are local or even just passing through Napier. Will definitely come back 😃

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