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MINT Restaurant

₹₹₹₹European, ,
189 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 4050
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
189 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 410 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb meal, with fantastic service. Was with a group, our waitresses looked after us extremely well in a group function situation. The food was presented & cooked perfectly. thanks to the staff & management.

Thank 57galant
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous service and food at MINT. Reasonably priced with great selection and a lovely spacious restaurant. Staff were brilliant.

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waned to go to an other restaurant, proposed by locals, but unfortunately, it was full booked. So, we wern’t happy to look for an other one and finally we went to Mint. The service was excellent, staff very friendly and professional and the food...More

Thank SzF73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is amongst the best restaurants I have ever visited. Everything was perfect for us, every single thing on the plate. The pork starter is to die for. The poached pear awesome and a great start. The rabbit liver a great surprise, the gnocchi...More

Thank Knutus
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Mint is a great little restaurant for fine dining. Perhaps not haute cuisine, but certainly not ordinary fare. "He" had a starter of green lipped mussels served in an amazingly flavoured broth, while I enjoyed the delicate roasted pear salad. Mains were a scrumptious fish...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This was the first place we came to after a short walk from our hotel. As it was raining we dived inside to a friendly welcome despite this being our random choice. The mains were excellent, the desserts not quite top class but pretty good....More

Thank Viragored
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I was hoping for more based on the reviews but, unfortunately, we must have hit a bad night. Service wasn't great although the servers did their best - I think they were inexperienced with little training. After a very quick first course serving, the main...More

Thank Cantraveler2
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived in Napier and found this beautiful restaurant. Fantastic atmosphere and meal. Excellent service. Would highly recommend this restaurant

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Its the first night in Napier, me and my husband has a wonder dinner in Mint Restaurant ! High standard food and service , & we will for sure go a visit again !

Thank Cora W
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Over all a good experience, but not great. The food was good, but the service was slow and not just elegant meal slow, but real slow. I will say our server did recommend a very good wine which we thoroughly enjoyed while we waited. The...More

Thank Raymond K
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19 December 2014|
Response from NapierKiwicook | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. An average dinner for 2 for 3 courses is around $120 excluding drinks (as they vary quite a bit in price). Feel free to contact me to organise a gift voucher and payment, I can not add our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 4050
  • E-mail
Mint restaurant is set in an 1897 heritage house on Napier's Marine Parade, it's modernised interior offers comfortable ambient dining. Open for dinner Monday to Saturday, enjoy complimentary house-made bread while you peruse the menu. Our cuisine is contemporary with a twist of New Zealand influence and we are fully licensed. Mint is ideally suited to casual or intimate dining, business or celebrations. Sample menus and table bookings available on our website.Your hosts, Steve and Ruth Beere. Bon Appetit
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