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Off The Track

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014, 2016 - 2018 Winner

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Off The Track - The regions best Havelock North Restaurant & Licensed Café - is the perfect retreat for a casual meal, a drink with friends or a delicious coffee. We offer a wide range of dishes to suit all tastes and budgets – including our ever popular breakfast menu, starters and snacks for smaller appetites and a just for kids menu.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
European, New Zealand
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

about 20 attend the restaurant for dinner on the occasion of our granddaughters 21st birthday. Obviously with that number a booking had been made. We were greeted on arrival and made welcome with tables setup in a separate room for us. The menu is wide...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 870tony
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hawke's Bay/East Coast Amputee Society Christmas Lunch Amazing food, fantastic customer service thanks to Bruce The dessert is to die for Highly recommend Well done

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jacquidath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this little gem of a place by googling restaurants that weren't vineyards and had a wonderful meal here with two girlfriends on the weekend. Luckily we made a reservation as they were very busy. The service was efficient, the atmosphere light and airy and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank britgreekkiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steak and sauce placed on chips which of course goes soggy, not impressed when paying quite a bit for the steakMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Deborah M
912RobH, Owner at Off The Track, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank's for taking the time to leave a review. Seems very odd to give a one star based on just the fries? Me personally love gravy on mine. That said if your issue with the fries had been bought up to our awesome staffs attention...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and helpful staff made the experience at off the track much more enjoyable. Generous portion sizes and tasty food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank aussiekiwi64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great view and location excellent service.... do yourself a favor and book a table at this outstanding restaurant

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PhilandLisa2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again the food is fantastic - these guys really know how to do duck. My birthday so we indulged in dessert as well...again - simply stunning. Can't recommend the lemon tart with lemon & gin icecream more highly. Staff very attentive. Just fabulous all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MegG386
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We got married here 4 years ago and come back whenever we visit the bay the food is still top notch and the iced coffee is fantastic. We could have spent the whole afternoon just chilling enjoying the scenery. The service is always spot on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Jay E
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Had a family dinner on 31 October and experienced great food and service which cost $375, but when when asked for a container to take away about the leftover cheese (about 50% of two platters) we were were told that it was the restaurant's policy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Wanderer37716804212
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Would definitely try for dinner or lunch next time. Loved the rural setting! Lots of outdoor seating and large indoor restaurant. The staff were super friendly and helpful - the menu was very extensive and had something for everyone. Look forward to returning and trying.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank littlemizfab
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