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“A must visit in Golden Bay.”
Review of Mussel Inn

Mussel Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Onekaka
Price range: US$ 3 - US$ 19
Cuisines: Cafe, Brew Pub
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Brewery/bar/cafe/music venue Closed late July til early September
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

A micro brewery and mouth watering mussels in rustic surroundings. This roadside inn has a well deserved reputation and is frequented by visitors and locals alike. They have regular live music and is very much a community hub. There are a number of food, beer and cider options. However a large portion of mussels washed down with Captain Cooker, a manuka honey ale brewed on the premises, was my particular favourite.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We dined twice during a few days’ stay in the area, and the second time it was because we couldn’t get in anywhere else. Seating is very casual and mostly outside or nearly so. Food was OK and service was good. Nice own brew beers.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Great atmosphere, beer and cider. Food only adequate. Very friendly staff. Comfortable pub and gardens

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We usually live in the North Island, NZ and travelled to Collingwood for three nights for holiday.
Several people recommended the Mussel Inn to us so off we went. The restaurant was busy and bustling.
Unfortunately the Mussel Inn did not deliver. My friend and I ordered the salmon meal for dinner (NZD$ 29) and it didn’t taste very good.
The salad that was part of the meal did not taste fresh.

The worst thing is that the Mussel Inn has long drop toilets! Don’t get me wrong - I have been camping and used Long drops at many a camp site - i was just not expecting to have to use one at a restaurant. There was no toilet paper or adequate soap in the women’s one either.

The men in our group ordered beers which they said were quite tasty. Overall the Mussel just didn’t deliver.

Thank Jellyfishie
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

had a look warm meal, but visited the toilets first for a number one...when I approached the place was really stinking of urine. My wife then went to the womens toilet not knowing I had already been....she was disgusted with the smell in the ladies and with a composting toilet in a restuarant of all places.you got the over all impression that the place was not clean.Tables weren't being cleared quick enough and the sparrows were helping themselves which is a bit off putting

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