Restaurants & Cafes

We are big fans of eating in Hawke's Bay and there are some tremendously good places to start your gastronomic experience.

Indigo Napier

Indigo Napier is a fine dining Indian Restaurant that has a very simple philosophy; we believe in using only the freshest local produce whilst providing the highest level of service. Read more...

Ten Twenty Four

Seasonal and regional farmers driven cuisine. Ten Twenty Four is a simple, country eatery committed to local producers and inspired by the seasons. Read more...

Silky Oak Chocolates

The Silky Oak Chocolate Company is heaven on earth for Chocoholics! Visit Silky Oak Chocolates to tempt your tastebuds and learn more about the evolution of this delicious indulgence. Read more...

Te Awa Winery Restaurant

Te Awa Winery is a stunning vineyard that provides a unique location for functions, conferences, and events. Situated in the heart of the Gimblett Gravels, with close proximity to Napier, Hastings and Havelock North, Te Awa is the perfect setting for all inclusive entertaining. Read more...

Thirsty Whale

Welcome to the Thirsty Whale: Great place. Good Times. For the best in Hawke's Bay seafood, look no further. We offer the best the surrounding coastline has to offer and much more. Traditional Fare, exquisite quality and a versatile venue. We cater for wedding receptions, cocktail parties, corporate and private functions and special occasions, all combined with exceptional views. Read more...

Clifton Cafe

The award-winning Clifton Cafe opened in May 1999. It was built by Angus and Dinah Gordon, the owners of historic Clifton Station, and on which property the building is located. This beach front Cafe and function centre with its rustic design is based on the original Clifton Station wool-shed which burned down in the 1920s. Read more...

Elephant Hill Winery

Established in 2003, Elephant Hill Estate and Winery is located within a stone’s throw of the Pacific Ocean on the idyllic Te Awanga coast of Hawke’s Bay. With breath-taking views over vines, the Pacific Ocean and the iconic form of Cape Kidnappers, Elephant Hill Restaurant and Cellar Door is the perfect place to relax and enjoy world class wines and contemporary European inspired cuisine. Read more...

Westshore Beach Bistro

A relaxing and casual kiwi atmosphere will greet you, with a great lawn to eat and drink in the superb summer months. All this with easy on the wallet prices, and welcoming kiwi hospitality. Read more...

Emporium Eatery & Bar

Emporium Eatery & Bar welcomes diners to the heart of Art Deco Napier along its beautiful Marine Parade. Read more...

Clearview Estate Winery

Clearview Estate Winery & Restaurant ~ renowned for its chardonnay, full bodied reds and the 'red shed' restaurant ~ since 1989 Read more...

Mission Estate Winery

Established in 1851 by the French Marist religious order, Mission Estate Winery is New Zealand's oldest winery, and is internationally regarded as a producer of superb quality wines. The stunningly refurbished seminary building nestled in the Taradale Hills overlooking Napier is also home to the cellar door and the celebrated Mission Restaurant. Read more...

East Pier Bar & Brasserie

The newly redeveloped East Pier Hotel opened in May 2015 and offers Hawke’s Bay’s newest accommodation, conference, wedding and restaurant facilities. Read more...

Vidal Estate Winery

Vidal Winery stands on the original site in Hawke's Bay where it was established by Spanish settler Anthony Vidal in 1905. Read more...

Birdwoods Gallery & Sweet

Welcome to Birdwoods – a very special place in the heart of Hawke’s Bay. Set in the countryside just 3km from Havelock North Village, Birdwoods Gallery and its small companion, the Birdwoods Sweet Shop, are a ‘must see’ for young and old. Read more...

Milk and Honey

Milk & Honey opened in November 2008. Located within the Crown Hotel building, Milk & Honey is an independent restaurant & cafe that looks north across Hawke Bay. We open everyday at 7am serving seriously good coffee, wine and drinks alongside food to fit any appetite throughout the day and into the night. Read more...

The Old Church Restaurant

A piece of Hawke's Bay’s history has been resurrected after 35 years of solitude. The Old Church has been transformed into Hawke's Bay’s only Qualmark rated 5 star venue. Set amongst the vines, the unswerving attention to detail, opulent chandeliers, lush fabrics and eclectic furnishings make this a stunning Hawke's Bay landmark. Read more...

Terroir Restaurant

For the past decade, Craggy Range has been the premier producer of single vineyard wines from New Zealand’s most awarded wine regions. Read more...

Pernel Fruitworld

Crisp, crunchy, juicy and sweet - come and taste real fruit and experience our unique tours at Pernel Fruitworld. Read more...

Black Barn Vineyards

Black Barn is a small vineyard just five minutes from the Village of Havelock North in Hawke's Bay. Our focus is on premium Bordeaux styled red varieties such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Our award winning whites include Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. All our wines are Estate Grown and the fruit is hand picked. With just over 25 acres many of our wines are available only through the cellar door and this website. Read more...

Havelock North Village

Havelock North Village is one of New Zealand‘s premier food & wine destinations. Read more...

Unison Vineyard & Cafe

Unison Vineyard is a Family Estate at the heart of the Gimblett Gravels Winegrowing District. It was established in 1993 and specialises in fine wines.   Read more...

St Georges Restaurant

At the edge of Havelock North, on St Georges Road South, you will find what one could call a treasure... St Georges Restaurant - a romantic and cosy winery. Read more...

Hastings Golf Club Cafe

Start your Wineries Trail Ride or refresh yourself after a round of golf at Bunkers Cafe & Restaurant. Read more...

The Rose Irish Pub

A Napier institution, The Rose, right in the heart of Napier has loads of character and is a great place to meet your friends, start your night out or linger over a meal matched with our best range of beers and our fine selection of wines. Read more...

Crab Farm Winery

Come and enjoy the Crab Farm Winery experience.  Relax in our rustic restaurant while enjoying our delicious wines.  Located just 10 minutes from Napier in Bayview. Read more...

River Bar Restaurant

The River Bar's city sophistication and friendly country service, combined with the a la carte seriously New Zealand menu, is unparalleled in Hawke's Bay. Read more...

Additional Restaurants and Cafes

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