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Bette's Bar & Eatery

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Bar, Spanish, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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8 Victoria Road, Devonport, New Zealand
+64 9-446 6444
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Southland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Service was fantastic. Asked for recommendations for what to eat and waitress had specific knowledge to advise. Each one of us thoroughly enjoyed our meal even though the menu had unrecognisable ingredients. The cost was incredibly realistic. I would definitely seek to go again, and would trust that each menu item was going to be delicious.

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Thank mega12015
Pamber Green
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We stopped here for lunch and sat outside, a perfect spot to watch the world go by! We shared 3 starters, cauliflower & aubergine, NZ mussells then soft crab shell sliders. Every one was absolutely excellent. Washed down with a local pale ale and a green tea. Thoroughly recommended.

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1 Thank Tony R
Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

It's best to order a few plates to share - everything was super tasty and we tried at least 7 different dishes on the menu. Would definitely come back again, our vegetarian friend was very impressed by a vegetarian selection on the menu.

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1 Thank Tatiana B
Brisbane, Australia
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2,091 reviews
1,169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We caught the ferry across from Auckland and found this good quality place with a seat on the footpath

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Thank Michael S
New Plymouth
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A friend booked on the recommendation of several people but being a bit blasé I didn't really expect anything out of the ordinary as lots of places do nice lunches in Devonport. Wow was I surprised by Bette's. We three shared 4 dishes and every one of them was fantastic. Recommend sharing actually. Perfectly cooked with beautiful citrus / Asian... More 

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1 Thank Misty1033
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I'd been recommended this place by several people so I was eager to try it. The staff were lovely and very friendly. Unfortunately, the food did not live up to the positive buzz. I ordered the squid and the mussels. The squid was so over-seasoned and salty it was almost inedible. I hoped it was a fluke and was looking... More 

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1 Thank Emmaline A
Auckland, New Zealand
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I love sharing a carafe with a friend here. All filled with herbs and flowers - sitting outside on a summers evening in Devonport. Slightly more expensive that other places though -so go for a treat or a celebratory event!

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Thank Ruth G
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Had to share my experience of Bette's. Superb food and cocktails served very quickly despite being very busy. Accommodating and friendly staff with the last of the beautiful summer sun in Devonport Auckland. Highly recommended

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Thank Glenn K
Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Fresh, delicious mix of flavours! Try the prawns with passion fruit. Enjoyed the small option plates. Gave us the opportunity to try lots of different dishes on the menu. Very hard to pick a favourite! Well worth a visit.

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Thank EMyburgh
Auckland, New Zealand
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147 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Met up with relations in Devonport and lunched at Bette's. The service was efficient and pleasant, orders were taken promptly and delivered quickly. The food was plated well and attractively as well as being cooked well. The restaurant is one that has discovered that happy medium where there is background music that is unobstrusive and allows for conversation. My wife... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Spanish, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Victoria Road, Devonport, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +64 9-446 6444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?