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“Lovely area - hearty food”
Review of Slip Inn Cafe

Slip Inn Cafe
Ranked #4 of 13 Restaurants in Havelock
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $21
Cuisines: Pizza, Bar, Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Slip Inn Cafe is the only waterfront cafe in Marlborough. We are renowned for our relaxing cafe atmosphere, stunning views, friendly crew and for our extensive offering of tasty house-made fare, served all day, breakfast, lunch, dinner, pizza, platters and nibbles, many mussel dishes to choose from, gluten and dairy free and vegetarian options and a huge selection of drinks to enjoy featuring many local wines.
Reviewed September 10, 2012

If you like them, order mussels in one form or other - steamed, fried, fritters, chowder - they are the speciality of the area and boy are they good. Service is friendly, area is lovely and the Slip Inn is the perfect place to call in after a hike, a sightseeing tour, or simply cos you want good food at a sensible price.

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Reviewed September 8, 2012

While travelling New Zealand, this wonderful establishment quickly became a firm favourite for us during our time around Marlborough and the Sounds. We spent 3 weeks in the area and it became a rarity if we did not pop in for breakfast and/or our morning coffee before heading out for an adventure. We always found the service to be friendly, polite and knowledgable, with a multicultural flare (don't be surprised if you hear Irish, French or Australian accents). If you are visiting for lunch or dinner, be sure to check out the impressive wine list - sourced locally from the Marlborough wine region. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Nice restaurant in a good location. The lunch menu was small and over priced but the food was nice. The fireplace was a welcome sight and the lunch crowd was not big meaning that the service was good.

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Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

While service can be patchy the food is always fresh & delicious.
Great location on the water, plenty of parking. Always something to watch being on the waters edge.
I've been here with friends numerous times & also for functions I have never been disappointed. Great in winter with the fire.

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Reviewed July 13, 2012

This place caters for all types and needs. I'm a local and often go there at 08:00 for awesome coffee before braving my Health Centre blood tests; lunches are good value and evening meals range from the safe-and-reliable to the adventurous. It's the best place to eat out in Havelock and ranks with the better places in Blenheim - but 40kms closer! Good views across the marina and harbour, as well.
The staff take pride in their job and nothing has ever been too much trouble.
PS - the adjacent launching ramp is often bonus entertainment (and free!)...

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