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The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar

Aranui Road | Shed 3, The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
+64 3-540 3381
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“mussels” (30 reviews)
“zeppole” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (16 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Value
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LOCATION
Aranui Road | Shed 3, The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking around Mapua taking in all the bars and restaurants came across Apple shed cafe and bar. As It was late afternoon decided just stopped in for a coffee and check out their view and menu. The restaurants windows were very big giving a great...More

Thank Michael B
KeiranAndGemma, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Michael B. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience, but by the looks of your photos you were at The Apple Shed prior to the change of ownership back in June. A lot...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I went for dinner on Monday night while staying in Mapua. We came across the Apple Shed on our walk down to the Mapua Wharf and we were not disappointed. The restaurant is beautifully furnished with a nice atmosphere and great views...More

Thank ImAnAussie
KeiranAndGemma, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you ImanAussie for your review. It is always such a boost to receive great feedback about the hard work our wonderful team are putting in. We are so pleased you enjoyed everything about your evening with us. Enjoy the rest of your time in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Appleshed for dinner with my family. There were alot of us so the service was good considering the amount of people they catered for but when my meal arrived it was not what I expected. On the menu there were small dinner...More

Thank JodieS1391
KeiranAndGemma, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi JodieS1391. Firstly we are pleased to hear you enjoyed the service as a big group. Secondly we are sorry to hear you you weren't completely satisfied with the size of what you ordered. Our smaller plates are our entree/starters so designed to be enjoyed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here...decided on the fish of the day..monk fish wrapped in prosciutto with a salsa dressing...very yummy. Nice casual surroundings on the Mapua Wharf with great views The staff were great ..wines were mostly local All in all a very pleasant dinner indeed

Thank PYE3
KeiranAndGemma, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review PYE3! It is lovely to hear you had a pleasant dinner and everything was enjoyable. We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic setting overlooking the estuary and hills in the background - it's big windows and bright light surrounds make for a great eatery whether night or day. Today it was lunch and it was great with excellent coffees to top it off. I should note...More

Thank kenz56
GemmaI105, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review kenz56. it is great to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us. We proudly use Sublime coffee which is well loved by all our guests (and staff!). Hope to see you back when the weather is a little warmer and...More

Reviewed September 7, 2018

Had dinner here with friends....very very tasty...the staff were awesome and I would consider returning

Thank ericandlyn
GemmaI105, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review ericandlyn. Positive feedback is a great booster for our wonderful staff! We hope to see you back with us in the future!

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Will def be back to have the pulled beef & fish of the day. Great little spot with a view to match. Will be back in summer!

Thank Chchgirl23
GemmaI105, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Hi Chchgirl23. Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review. The fish of the day is always a guranteed winner.....especially with our magical view! We look forward to having you back in summer!

Reviewed August 2, 2018

We had lunch there today. the green lip mussels we enjoyed as a shared starter were very good. Never had grilled mussels before. The gnocchi and the fish croquettes as mains were great as well. Also all the meals were very well priced, not cheap,...More

Thank reinhard0753
GemmaI105, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Thank you for your review reinhard0753. The chefs are always aiming at ensuring our guests are happy and well fed!. They use fresh, seasonal, quality produce which reflects in what they can offer to you. Your feedback will be really appreciated by them. We hope...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

On a very wet and cold Saturday we were welcomed to The Apple Shed with a warm greeting, a warm and comfortable environment, and beautiful food. And a truly delightful waitress! Our choices from the menu - carpaccio, burger, and seafood soup - were all...More

Thank LinleyJO
GemmaI105, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Hi LinleyJO. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so pleased to read you had a wonderful time with us....even if the weather wasn't playing the part. We look forward to having you back soon, hopefully with the sunshine!

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Delicious dinner- very friendly and attentive staff. Will definitely go back. Best of luck to new owners.More

Thank Trafalgar6
Gemma I, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Hi Trafalger6. We are are pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. The staff are working very hard to constantly improve the offering at The Apple Shed and your feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your best wishes, we look forward to seeing you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aranui Road | Shed 3, The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
  • Phone Number: +64 3-540 3381
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