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The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar Restaurant

The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
+64 3-540 3381
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
“Oohhhh a decent steak. ”
2 days ago
“Great, Fresh Fish”
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Winters night. Warm fire, lovely service, nice food. We used a Grab One voucher and got $50 off the final bill which made it even better. I had the cider tempura battered burners which was very tasty, although the batter wasn't as fluffy and light...More

Thank Haylee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A shame, the outlook and venue are lovely. Service was appalling, the wait staff too young and over heard gossiping about others. Management not much better, didnt really get a chance to sample the food due their cock up.

Thank Stormpipes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We gazed at the snow-capped Richmond Forest Range across the tidal inlet and enjoyed the local craft beer (Founders - too good), and amazing gourmet seafood dishes, followed by the amazing lemon posset dessert and salted caramel zeppoles. The place was buzzing - I'm guessing...More

Thank Saska2nian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night with friends and enjoyed every moment. Waiter was friendly warm and efficient and food was tasty well presented and great value for money. Plenty of choice for vegetarians and desserts to die for!!!

Thank Karina709
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here, while OK, failed to excite. The only meals that seemed to generate any enthusiasm from our group is ~12 was the fillet steak. The fish with fennel risotto for main course was bland and the salmon wanton entree was overwhelmed by the...More

Thank DexterD2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another visit to this gem, they have a great and varied menu to suit most tastes - lovely outlooks to be had over the estuary - staff here a always friendly and serve with a smile. The only downside is service can be a little...More

Thank 546juliann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the beef burger and fish and chips but the quality was great. The tempura batter on the gurnard was excellent, best we've had in years... and we have a lot of good fish. They have a good wine and beer list which were...More

Thank iczephyr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meal delivery was a bit slow but considering we had not booked and arrived at a busy time of day, we can see past that. I was looking forward to the seafood chowder so was disappointed to find only one mussel (two shells) and...More

Thank DavidP_1947
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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
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
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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