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MINT Restaurant

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European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
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189 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 4050
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Palmerston North
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second time we have eaten here. The service is attentive and the food is well presented, tasty and interesting. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Rick F
Napier, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food, amazing hosts will definitely visit again. Made us cocktails that weren't even on the menu...nothing was a problem.

Thank Mia P
Napier, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a hard one, we were a group of 4 who all enjoyed what was ordered. We did not have an entrée or breads.

Thank Kate6330
Napier, New Zealand
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Great atmosphere, fantastic food, I have dined here at least 5 times over the last few years and the food is always exceptional, this is a little gem of Napier's dining experience's.

Thank Selwyn C
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I took my wife ere for a birthday dinner. The meal was Devine the service was exceptional and the environment was above and beyond. If you are looking for that place that is very special then you should try Mint it will exceed your expectations. The duck is exceptional and the brûlée/bombed Alaska is to to die for. Thank you... More 

Thank Gerry H
Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Great meal and service. Couldn't fault any aspect of the meal with very attentive and helpful staff. Dietry requirements weren't a problem. Great location too.

Thank Diner0361
Napier, New Zealand
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We had not dined at Mint for some years. We had dined there on at least one (possibly 2) occasions not all that long after it opened and weren't that impressed. BUT, this time (a few years later) it was pretty good. We went along with a large-ish group for a friends birthday so it was a set menu. The... More 

Thank kristabel2016
Whitianga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Another restaurant which we visited on recommendation. From the outset we were warmly greeted and looked after attentively by the two waitresses.There was a nice selection on the menu, four of us each chose a different meal. All meals came out at the same time and everyone was pleased with what they had chosen. We thoroughly enjoyed eating here and... More 

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West Midlands
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Had read excellent reviews but did not think it lived up to them.We eat in the little room upstairs which was rather cramped and you only had a view if you were lucky enough to get one of the few window tables.Food was good but not exceptional.

Thank Voyager28
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

A more formal dining experience with attentive, professional service. We only had the mains (the beef and lamb) and a broccoli side to share all of which were beautifully cooked and presented. The meat in both dishes was tender and tasty but it was the accompaniments which made the meal - a Brussel sprout puree (much much better than it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $21
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
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, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
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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