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Hooked on Marahau

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229 Sandy Bay-Marahau Road, Marahau 7197, New Zealand
+64 3-527 8576
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited twice as the seafood spaghetti was so good. But we also enjoyed the fish of the day and the lamb rump. Happy hour is a nice way to start to see the sun setting over the bay. The staff are very pleasant and can find time for a quick chat.

Thank Peppernsalt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided to have lunch here after finishing the Abel Tasman Coastal Walk. While probably any food would have tasted great after "freeze dry food" It was really tasty and decent portions. I had the beef burger which was absolutely tops.

Thank rowanh231
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We holiday in the area each year and have gone to Hooked on Marahau on a few occasions each visit. Staff are always extremely friendly and the food and coffee is great. Lovel realaxed area and views. Would recommend.

Thank gizmoc2017
Kingscliff, Australia
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had happy hour drinks after a great day out on the water taxi exploring Abel Tasman. Staff were really friendly & lovely. Great beer garden area that has a relaxed atmosphere. We were staying across the road in the Marahau Beach Camp & already had our dinner organised. The food did look great & I asked if I could... More 

Thank lynwilson9
Pukalani, Hawaii
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Found this on the recommendation of BellBird Lodge. Warm and inviting on a very rainy evening. Dinner was very good, local seafood offerings, good wine, great staff. May be hard to fine but worth the effort.

Thank pharmer1950
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here with tasty food and really pleasant service. Did find it to be pretty pricey but good quality at least.

Thank mares71
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely evening at HOOKED all four of us ordered different meals and we all thoroughly enjoyed them.The staff were very friendly and the decor very quaint x

Thank karen k
West Sussex UK
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Combine this lovely restaurant with Split Apple Lodge and its heaven. The food, atmosphere and location are all 10/10.

Thank Hawkeye006
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After our 3 day kayak adventure we were more than ready for a long cold drink and our paddle guides recommended the happy hour at Hooked. We enjoyed a cold beer and a cold coke before our bus ride back to Nelson. The outside deck gave us a nice view of the beach. The place was busy enough to be... More 

Thank Worrals
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good looking food. Craft beer at good prices with decent selection of local options. Fantastic view on a nice day! Very nice staff.

Thank emjunck

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Sandy Bay-Marahau Road, Marahau 7197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Marahau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-527 8576
Hooked on Marahau is a cafe and beer garden located on the Marahau waterfront; 1.5Km from the start of the Abel Tasman National Park's Coastal Track. Hooked has arguably the best view in the area with vistas across Tasman Bay and north along the Astrolabe to Adele and Fisherman's Islands in the Abel Tasman. We serve cafe style breakfast and lunches with barista coffee and homemade baked goods. We also have a daily happy hour from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Dinner is bistro style with local wines and locally brewed craft beers.

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