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MINT Restaurant

₹₹₹₹European, ,
189 Marine Parade | Napier, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 4050
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baked alaska” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (35 reviews)
“mussels” (14 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
189 Marine Parade | Napier, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We were visiting Napier for two nights in mid-March and having read the reviews on TA and being our first night in Napier we took a chance on getting a table. We were lucky as they managed to fit us in, but I would suggest...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This restaurant is located in one of the "Six Sisters" houses on the sea front. They are quaint old residential properties beautifully preserved, this one was converted to a jazz club but is now a restaurant, on two floors. It was busy even on a...More

Thank Lindahollins
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The staff was very friendly. The dinner was good. We had a soup and a main dish. Both have been perfectly cooked! The meals have their price, though.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We booked a table at mint during week as we're traveling to Napier and wanted a nice restaurant to go to. The service was excellent. Food was first class. Had duck for main, which was delicious. Meals aren't large but enough. Nice wine list. Decor...More

Thank Nihonihoohura
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The food was incredible. The staff were elegant and not intrusive. Hands down, the best meal I have had in a long time.

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This is a lovely restaurant with a limited menu but fantastic food try the mussels also my beef was to die for if you are in Napier its a must

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Coming in from a horrible rainy night in what should have been summer, with our overseas guests we had a lovely meal and evening. The waitress was a bit green but she did her best and the manager of the night kept an eye on...More

Thank skodietk
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We had a special occasion on Saturday night and we booked for 22. We were downstairs and even though they had four tables at the front they gave us the whole area and did not sell the other tables. We thought this was amazing as...More

Thank b1sjen
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We had a very good dinner at Mint but somehow it didn’t hit the spot. Competent and well presented dishes were a bit bland. Service and ambiance were good but overall there was nothing that lifted it into the ‘excellent’ category that others had reported.

Thank stella317
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We were very disappointed our first night in Napier because we couldn't get a table. I think that you generally need to book. We got one the second night and I think it was because our hostess at the B&B booked for us because she...More

Thank Abby1005
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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$ 19
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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, 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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