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The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar Restaurant

The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
+64 3-540 3381
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of 7 having a catch-up- we started with the garlic bread and what a good start that was. I went with lamb backstrap then donuts and icecream to finish. I was really happy with all my choices, everything was moist, tender and absolutely...More

Thank toni668
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here with my family and the staff were great, they bought over a highchair straight away. Food was all very good and delivered promptly and with a smile

Thank danjonelson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Mapua again after several years. Mapua Nature Smoke was the business a few years ago, wonderful seafood and wonderful good old fashioned great kiwi service. Mapua waterfront is now a very trendy area, lots of eateries and a couple of novel wine/ boutique wine...More

Thank supermummyNZL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Were started with the olives and they were beautiful. Warm and well flavored. We followed this with salmon and steak. Both mains were very good. Our dessert was a let down. The sticky date pudding served on a cold plate. The pudding was dry, the...More

Thank TirelessWorker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and had a grest meal which was filling when you added a side dish. The restaurant was a bit cold and the service was badly lacking a bit abrupt at times not once were we asked how the meal was....More

Thank PatMacnz64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Nelson on a mystery weekend. Found this little gem on a Thursday afternoon. Wonderful view of the tide flowing by, great service, warm and delish Gurnard and chips and chilli mussels. Great lunch stop, was packed on a Thursday so would imagine booking required...More

Thank mrswillies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have enjoyed two great evening steak meals here and what better place to try for lunch, especially with the views over the estuary. However, my seafood chowder was lacking in flavour, was more of a potato and carrot soup which I had to add salt...More

Thank unclewally2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy so obviously popular, but despite that service was still prompt and welcoming. Went for friends birthday lunch, lovely views from our table over the surrounding water. Not somewhere I would normally go, a bit pricey for me, but I have to say my...More

Thank lindalulu8
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place so much we went back. Great steak, and lamb to was amazing. Booking recommended, but worth it, great setting to boot. Well worth a visit if your out this way.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I had the fish and chips and my my had a fish soup of some sort. The service was great and the ingredients really came through. We had lots of good meals in New Zealand, but really good mid-range dining was harder to find. Regardless...More

Thank Frank M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
  • Phone Number: +64 3-540 3381
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