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Drift Cafe Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$, , Vegan Options
311 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-211 0707
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb shank” (4 reviews)
“marine parade” (3 reviews)
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Bar, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
311 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service and fantastic food- we had a prawn cocktail each it was delicious and large portions - I was full after this but we had ordered the meat combo for 2 - wow what a dinner all different meats surrounded with vegetables such a...More

Thank touchofromance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this restaurant cause it's just a few steps from the Quality Inn Napier, the hotel we stayed. To our surprise, the food were tasty, and the service was excellent. It's a good choice for dinner in Napier.

Thank Tan Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. Very good size meal portions & value for money. Have been to the buffet breakfast which also good value for money, especially if your a big breakfast eater

Thank ronaunoa
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

After we arrived in napier decided to head up the road for a few relaxing drinks and I nice meal to finish. Got our drinks but not long after the waitress arrived over wanting our order. We told her we would like to chill and...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food and awesome service. Great location on Marine Parade. Staff very friendly. Our meals where served in a timely manner.

Thank kimbee2015
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We went for a walk and ended up having drinks and dinner. We had a veggie stir fry and lamb shank. They both were pretty good. Had a nice dinner overall.

Thank Shoreline N
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Food is ok nothing special but ok. Pricing is good. I do recommend the seafood pasta. Dislike the salt and pepper squid, the coating on it is really grainy like eating sand. I like coming here because it’s convenient it’s on site of the Quality...More

Thank Linhosk
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Our family called in to have lunch. Wow we didn’t expect great food and great service. This place should have cues lining the entrance. The steak was perfect, my wife’s soup was beautifully presented and cooked and the kids meals were amazing, we love the...More

Thank Layton G
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Having booked into our motel mid-afternoon we were looking for a bite to eat and came across Drift Cafe and bar. The restaurant was empty when we arrived but the guy behind the bar rustled up menus. We chose a burger and fish both with...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Went here upon the recommendation of the hotel we were staying at. The staff was very nice and made sure we were taken care of. With that said, the food was fair at best. I got the catch of the day special, which was nothing...More

Thank Craig C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $88
Bar, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-211 0707
  • E-mail
Napier's new waterfront, family Oriented & casual style restaurant. serving delicious breakfast, lunch , dinner, great coffee , wide range of local and international beers, Wines and Spirits. Drift Cafe, Restaurant & Bar brings you the kiwi favorites and delicacies with finest touches of Spanish, Italian, French & Thai cuisine.
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