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₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, , Vegetarian Friendly
40 Hastings Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-834 4309
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
40 Hastings Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great restaurant. Reading reviews it seems as if not all people get that this is a quality not quantity restaurant. We had a great meal for 2 covering starters, mains, desserts and cheese board plus drinks which was both exceptional quality and vfm. If you...More

Thank philby50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely first class european inspired cuisine. Attentive but unobtrusive service and great atmosphere for those who value quality and taste over quantity. Very stylish in a relaxed modern setting and reasonably priced. Smaller plate sizes reflecting the quality and style of cuisine. (If you want...More

Thank peterandpamelaharvey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went early and what a surprise this place was. It was delicious!!!!! The courses we tried were all vegetarian and seasoned so well! They were unique and the spices/seasoning I can still remember the taste and wish this was something closer to where we...More

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant looks amazing and the food lives up to the surroundings. We were treated well by the staff and opted for the tasting menu. Every course was delicious and presented beautifully. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly and obviously passionate about food. Great place!

Thank Simon81W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Selected as something different for a special occasion and we weren't disappointed. The service was amazing and the food made our tastebuds sing. When I mentioned it was hubby's birthday he was surprised with a special treat, thank you! The only slightly negative was the...More

Thank dianeted2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved my meal at Bistronomy. I had the oyster, small fish and greens. Everything was delicious but my favorite were the greens! Would definitely recommend eating here.

Thank Courtney G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd heard this place was good and ot didn't disappoint. We were lucky to get in without a booking on a Saturday evening - half an hour later I think we would have been out of luck. Yes, the servings are small, but the meal...More

1  Thank Cathcam55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing so many great reviews and hearing recommendations from locals we made a booking for dinner. As we don't really eat seafood we decided to order directly from the menu rather than the chefs tasting option. Our waitress was friendly and offered suggestions on...More

1  Thank Dinks14 B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They were closed for lunch, so note check that. Brigid seated us at the bar w/o reservations, it wasn't filled. All water is carbonated. Wines are poured thru a beaker, onomy style. Selection and suggestions were great. Tartare with 7 toppings was overwhelming in a...More

Thank modaffd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We where recommended by our siblings to visit here ,but I think they are more awed by the fact they are dining in a ‘high end’ eatery than the overall night. Our thoughts where that the courses where meagre and grossly overpriced. Eat modern with...More

Thank Rik H
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30 December 2016|
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Response from GarboGal | Reviewed this property |
Just give them a call, but I don't see why not... sorry for delayed response.
yvonne k
24 November 2016|
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Response from RJGoodwin | Reviewed this property |
We ordered the 6 course chefs tasting menu which I think cost $72 each. we also ordered the matching wines which we shared as we are not big wine drinkers and 50ml servings shared between the two of us was quite adequate.
Jesse K
29 September 2016|
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Response from nothingbeatsbutter | Property representative |
Typically 2 hours, it all depends on how fast the customer eats and wants between the courses, we can push it through in an hour if there is the need. The 9 course perhaps 2 and a half hours. We serve each course one at a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Hastings Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 4309
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