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Slip Inn Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Cafe, Seafood
Havelock Marina | H, Havelock, New Zealand
+64 3-574 2345
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (27 reviews)
“mussels” (115 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Havelock Marina | H, Havelock, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 472 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We organised a birthday cake to be made as it was a friends 50th they brought out a cheesecake with a tea light candle on it the cheesecake was terrible it was a brought one very very dissatisfied they had forgotten to make the cake...More

Thank lurchsta
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently we were on a girls trip with family - Monday 2nd October. We had a really lovely lunch, could not fault the food and service. Our Waitress was a young lady by the name of "Fern". She was so lovely and pleasant, interacted with...More

1  Thank KKClayton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We prefer going there for lunch. Eggs Benedict is my favorite: nice bread, beautiful hollandaise sauce, properly poached eggs, generous helping of salmon, nicely wilted spinach. On a beautiful day I would recommend to sit outside and have a live entertainment by observing all the...More

2  Thank Vivacita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled to Havelock to meet family for lunch. Worst customer service I've ever experienced. Asked twice for my meal this is after all of our family had finished there's. First waitress didn't even come back to me. Second Waitress checked they had the order, confirmed...More

1  Thank christine411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Slip Inn several times since it changed hands and thought the food was beginning to match the setting. We particularly liked the pate starter. But last weekend they had either recycled supermarket pate or they have perfected the art of duplicating...More

1  Thank GraemeNelson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beside the Havelock marina in the beautiful sounds this little restaurant sits with views of the boats and surrounding hills. The restaurant with friendly staff caters for all hungry tummies, and a full bar. The food was average but good sized portions.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Returning home later than planned, called in for a meal, had the special fish of the day, all of the meal, the veges, the fish, and the mashed potato were all over dosed with salt, as we left we could taste the salt on our...More

1  Thank valmalcornish
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Called in for early dinner on a Sunday after a weekend boating. One of the first customers there so had choice of tables. Ordered pulled beef burger and partner had mussels. Both meals were very good - chips were probably the best I've had for...More

2  Thank John B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Went here for brunch with the family and our meals were good, the service was very good, and the location great

Thank danjonelson
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Called in for lunch on the way to Picton. Pate was to die for (one of the best i've ever had) and the John Dory delicious! Total talent by the chef's and totally recommend!

2  Thank LEXC80
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Havelock Marina | H, Havelock, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Havelock
  • Phone Number: +64 3-574 2345
  • E-mail
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.
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