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MINT Restaurant

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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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189 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 4050
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On 14th October my wife and I went to celebrate my wife's birthday, and we were not disappointed. The meal and service were of the highest standard. My wife had her favourite main of NZ salmon. It was the only restaurant in Napier that we could find that had salmon on the menu. I had duck which was excellent. We... More 

Thank Neville W
Traralgon, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a table for two online on a busy Saturday night...glad we did because people without reservations were being turned away. Service, the venue and most importantly the food were all very good...not quite reaching exceptional standards, but very close. Highly recommended when in Napier.

Thank mafman74
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food, great wine suggestion from our waitress, delicious dessert. Centrally located. Suggestion from our host and hostess at our B & B.

Thank Jackie G
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read so many positive reviews that we were sure this would be an excellent fine dining experience. We were disappointed with the lack lustre dinner. We each had something different from each course but neither of us were wowed with the flavours or presentation. One entre was luke warm,the other one was a far too generous serving of... More 

Thank Reecechris-evans
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, served in elegant spacious surroundings by discreet and professional waitresses. White linen table cloths, a fantastic list of wines too. Thoroughly enjoyed our evening here.

Thank MrsAmanda
Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 320 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there last night and enjoyed the most magnificent monkfish, lightly grilled and served with green eyed mussels, a little spinach pasta, and asparagus. Accompanied by some good local Sauvignon Blanc, the service was first class and the prices very reasonable for the quality of the food and wine. Table in the window was an added advantage! Just excellent.

Thank Andy-S60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I come here every time I am in town. Best restaurant in the Hawkes Bay. Excellent food, wine selection and the staff make you feel very welcome. Great for a romantic dinner out also

Thank Justin T
Mangawhai, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and myself have been involved in the restaurant / hospo indursty for a good few years.... so of course we love to eat out..... Mint Restaurant and their staff are both fabulous and professional with a lovely fresh menu and a delicious wine list. Our waitress was just lovely, very helpfull and freindly...thank you for a really great... More 

Thank vintagedistribution
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

There were nine of us for special dinner and to be fair most of us were satisfied by the food but it wasn't a WOW moment for most of us. The mains pricing is certainly value for money and to be fair most of the mains were well-received. The calamari and pilled pork entree was a little strange a mix... More 

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We went twice when we stayed in Napier for a week and it was our favourite place for dinner in the evening. Clean tableclothes, cutlery and napkins go a long way to giving you confidence that the meal you are about to enjoy will be worth waiting for. They had a good selection on the menu and an excellent wine... More 

Thank Paula L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $21
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 4050
Mint restaurant is set in an 1897 heritage house on Napier's Marine Parade, it's modernised interior offers comfortable ambient dining. Open for dinner Monday to Saturday, enjoy complimentary house-made bread while you peruse the menu. Our cuisine is contemporary with a twist of New Zealand influence and we are fully licensed. Mint is ideally suited to casual or intimate dining, business or celebrations. Sample menus and table bookings available on our website.Your hosts, Steve and Ruth Beere. Bon Appetit

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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