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Review of MINT Restaurant

MINT Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 211 Restaurants in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 8 - US$ 20
Cuisines: European, Contemporary, New Zealand
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: 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
Reviewed 12 November 2017

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.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 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 was really, really amasing! Highly recommended.

Thank SzF73
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

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 beautiful to eat. As mains we had gurnard and lamb. The fish was perfect, only beaten by one other Nelson restaurant a few years back. The lamb - what a great dish. Slow-cooked over 14 hours, it was such a pleasure to eat it. Desserts: I had the vanilla brulee, again such a delight. My partner had the chocolate mouse. This is a unique dish. Taste the mouse on its own and its not good. But when you combine with everything else on the plate, then it is a dish that taste absolutely fantastic. Our complements to the Chef - what a great experience! Note - its a small restaurant so make sure you book in advance.

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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 dish and a dish of tender beef tenderloin and a beef check pastry - both with vegetables. But we added a side of honey-glazed, fennel-accented baby carrots. You guessed it - no room for dessert. Oh, and Mint has a very nice wine list with a glass of wine at very reasonable prices.

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Thank EJBSHJ
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