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Off The Track - The regions best Havelock North Restaurant & Licensed Café - is the perfect retreat for a casual meal, a drink with friends or a delicious coffee. We offer a wide range of dishes to suit all tastes and budgets – including our ever popular breakfast menu, starters and snacks for smaller appetites and a just for kids menu.
PRICE RANGE
US$11 - US$29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Playgrounds, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was absolutely horrific no tomato sauce it is distasteful and un christian and the fact that there was no vegan fish was absolutely atrocious personally if I could give it a 0 I would oh and if you would like to contact me about...this information please refer tome correctly as them/they also i think since their is no tomato sauce it is anti cristianMore

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another fabulous lunch at this great restaurant. From our welcome to the restaurant our lovely young waitress and the superb food can definitely recommend this unique restaurant in a beautiful setting close to Havelock North ♥️♥️♥️

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Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Omg it was just amazing, food fabulous everyone just had such a wonderful time. Chris and Amber were fantastic and the service was just the best. Highly recommend. Thanks

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Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 10 July 2022 via mobile

That's how we always feel when we visit "Off the Track". The food is delicious ( especially the calamari) and the staff are efficient and very obliging.....and friendly. Thanks guys.😊😊

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 28 June 2022

We have been here several times before and really enjoyed it. So on a recent trip to Havelock North (from Lower Hutt) to celebrate my birthday we booked in for lunch. We arrived a few minutes early (I’d booked for 11.30am) and were greeted by...a waitress who said we could sit anywhere we wanted. We chose a table on the deck outside. It was a lovely view of Te Mata Peak from under the shade sails. We chose off the menu, I ordered the beef and bacon burger with curly fries, hubby chose the all day breakfast. Both meals arrived before too long and both were really nice. The burger had a lovely soft bun, and was really moist. I couldn’t manage all my fries so hubby helped me out by finishing them off for me. We were very happy with both the meals and the service. We will definitely return next time we’re in the area.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 24 June 2022

Had my daughters birthday here and it was awesome. Staff were great, very welcoming, atmosphere great and food was delicious. Would recommend to everyone. Thanks for a awesome night.

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Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 8 June 2022

I took myhusband, son, daughter In law & grandchildren out for lunch to celebrate my birthday whilst in Napier. We went here because it was child friendly and recommended by my daughter In law as a good place for the children. My Grand daughter had...a beef burger that was dry, the bun hard and so all that was eaten was a few of the chips and her fruit drinks, the menu handed out (4) 2 were old ones and 2 were new and the entree that we ordered was not available as it was on the old one. In place of this we ordered wedges as an entree but was so big that it was shared between all 4 of the adults & grandson, hence when the main meal was brought out most of the family ate only a small portion of it and I asked for mine to be made as a takeaway to go. I must say the playground was wonderful for the children to play in, the food apart from the childs meal was nicely presented but overpriced. My daughter in law said it was disapointing as in the past the meals they had had were good but agreed that this time t was not the best experience.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 6 June 2022

My go to.....when visiting the Hawke's Bay. Fabulous food..... friendly faces. High quality food and service.

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Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 6 June 2022

Great staff, beautiful food, couldn’t fault anything in this establishment. Hidden down a long driveway, we took a chance on getting a table when the website said they were fully booked, we weren’t disappointed, seated straight away, orders taken and food delivered very quickly. Steak...was perfect, very filling meals. Definitely be back should the opportunity arise.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 22 May 2022

Good to choose from the pared down menu, and children are well catered for both food and the great playground which keeps them entertained. Nice food.

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Date of visit: May 2022
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Off The Track is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5