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“FAB place for beer and vege food!”
Review of Mussel Inn

Mussel Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Onekaka
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $20
Cuisines: Cafe, Brew Pub
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Brewery/bar/cafe/music venue Closed late July til early September
Reviewed June 27, 2013

This has to be one of the most 'eclectic' places I have been too in my home country.

Fab home brew beer and food was great! One visit I had the ''vegan pie', which was good.

The beer is really awesome!! If you are a real ale aficionado, then you will not want to pass this place. Also remember the compostable toilets and...'no chips or wedges' on the menu...great stuff!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED if you are in the Golden Bay area and/or near Takaka.

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Thank CatGLondon
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

The Mussel Inn is a Golden Bay institution. It has a great, rustic atmosphere and is insanely busy during the season so time your visit carefully. The food is usually excellent but sometimes, it is just too busy for staff to make every dish the masterpiece it can be. Staff can be a tad laid back, which may be OK for laid back locals but visitors expect a bit more. In spite of all that, the Mussel Inn is well worth a visit for a meal.

Thank whosemother
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Reviewed June 6, 2013 via mobile

We come here every time we go to Golden Bay and love it! The beer,food and people are great. Especially great when live music is playing. Would recommend The Mussel Inn to everyone and the captain cooker beer is a must!

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Thank Sharne C
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

The Mussel Inn is a unique and memorable experience, and shouldn't be missed by travellers in this neck of the woods. It doesn't look much from the road but appearances can be deceiving. Simple, unfussy and hearty food, a great selection of their own delicious beers, ciders and non alcoholic drinks brewed on premises and a relaxed rustic vibe. Take a load off on the verandah in summer, enjoy the open fire and friendly local crowd in winter. We always make a pilgrimage here when we visit and although the wait can be long in the peak season, everything arrives eventually and is served with a smile. There's great live music too, summer and winter.

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Thank Becky L
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Reviewed May 21, 2013

I couldnt say anything bad about this place, all the locals recommended it, and I can see why. Excellent country feel, great grub and all their own beer and ciders that were yummy!

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Thank Abe F
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