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40 Hastings Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-834 4309
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken wings” (22 reviews)
“flounder” (15 reviews)
“gazpacho” (7 reviews)
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

We ate dinner here having the ribeye beef joint for two. Staff efficient, knowledgeable and friendly. The place has a real buzz about it - you must give it a go!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sussextraveller2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

NZ delivered many great meals, on our 23 day trip. But this place was standout. The quality of the food was amazing. We have to say it was the best value, fine dining of our trip. We spent a lot more, and got a lot...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sydney2002
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an excellent meal at Bistronomy. The restaurant produces top notch food in a casual environment. The restaurant has a good buzz about it owing to the tables being quite closely spaced and hard interior. The food is sold as small plates but for us...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank RosscoMiller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff, good degustation menu with fine selection of matching wines, good vibe. Compared to Sydney price very good for quality.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BP1Sydney_Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant menu creation and combination of a 6 Course dinner with perfect international wine pairing. Superb dining experience, close to fine dining, in a casual bistro environment. Great service following. Very impressed 😎👍

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank michelmG6101VK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just delicious from beginning to the end. Happened by chance looking for a place to eat, just delicious in every respect. How lucky is Napier to have such an eatery.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kumquat307
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was beautifully presented and the unusual combination of flavours worked very well together. Delicious lamb and fish; side dish of polenta chips & salad also great. We sat by the open kitchen, the chefs worked incredibly hard to cope with demand from a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank susana628
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful evening. Would highly recommend to all . Taste sensations with every bite. Lovely staff who were polite,welcoming and knowledgeable. Nothing was an issue. Delicious... and some elements of the dishes were unusual but worked so well. Amazing food and great night.loved it......More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank susanhT7072GH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with my wife for an experience and it was excellent - great quality and presentation - friendly and knowledge staff - good wine selection. We will be back

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BigBrewerUSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to get a late booking at the bar and really enjoyed the atmosphere and food. The chicken wings were perfection, my flounder in an elderflower sauce with green strawberries and rhubarb was surprisingly good and my partner's chowder mouse was different to say the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarkMcG1956
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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.
24 November 2016|
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Response from GarboGal | Reviewed this property |
They have many options to mix and match from the menu and a constantly changing menu to match seasonal produce. For lunch with drinks I think we paid less than $30 per head, dinner a little more but honestly the food and... More
30 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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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