Restaurants & Cafes

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

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...

Pernel Fruitworld

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

Taste Cornucopia

Taste Cornucopia is our cosy organic Cafe / Restaurant in the centre of Hastings. Cornucopia stands for the abundance of great local produce that we want you to Taste and enjoy in our friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We strive to offer organic food. Currently we are about 80% organic...that’s pretty good! Read more...

East Pier Bar & Brasserie

East Pier on the waterfront is Napier’s historic port area of Ahuriri is the areas oldest beach front dining venue and still boasts without doubt the best location with the best views in town. Read more...

Havelock North Village

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

Birdwoods Gallery

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...

Hastings Golf Club Cafe

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

The Peak

Built upon Hawke’s Bays iconic Te Mata Peak, The Peak restaurant provides the ultimate dining experience comprised of locally inspired Hawke’s Bay cuisine, first class service and breath-taking views right across the Hawke’s Bay region.  With our luxury Bed and Breakfast and courtesy van on site, The Peak is the perfect location for visitors to relax for an hour, a night or even a weekend or two. 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...

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...

Elephant Hill Estate

Elephant Hill is a stunning winery and restaurant located on the idyllic Te Awanga Coast.  With breath-taking views over vines, the Pacific Ocean and the iconic form of Cape Kidnappers, Elephant Hill restaurant is the perfect place to relax and enjoy world class wines and contemporary European inspired cuisine. 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...

Emporium Eatery & Bar

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Clearview Estate Winery

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

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 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...

The Dutch @ The Bluewater

Whether it’s a friendly after work drink, a lunch with the folks or a wild night out with the boys to watch the rugby, The Dutch has everything to cater to your needs. With over 12 screens located throughout the premise, live music and plenty of weekly specials - make The Dutch your friendly local. Read more...

SOURCE

SOURCE great coffee & fresh healthy food with a home-made touch of difference, located in the heart of Taradale. Read more...

Boardwalk Restaurant

Boardwalk Beach Restaurant & Bar, Napiers only beachfront restaurant in the heart of Ahuriri and right on the Hawke's Bay Trails Read more...

Jark's Cafe

Jark's Cafe: so much more than a cafe! With a superb range of food to suit everyone, from home baked muffins, cakes and pizza's to a brunch, lunch and evening menu full of beautifully presented and delightfully tasting seafood, turf and vegetarian dishes. Read more...

Bellatino's Food Market

Bellatino’s is a diverse Food Lovers Market located in the heart of Havelock North  that showcases the best of Hawke's Bay produce, wines and artisan food producers.  Read more...

Adoro Cafe, Napier

Adoro Cafe in the heart of Napier's CBD is a gem. Great coffee and delicious food including real French pastries..... yum. You will be welcomed by Paul on coffee and Jane on sweet treats. This is a great local cafe where you can while-away the hours. Read more...

Deliciosa Tapas and Wine

At Deliciosa Tapas and Wine Room in Havelock North the focus is on fun, flavours, and family. Read more...

No.5 Cafe & Larder

No.5 Cafe & Larder is a distinctly different experience. Nestled in a beautiful rural setting and conveniently located between Hastings, Napier, Havelock North & Taradale, we offer a relaxed and inviting ambience.   Read more...

Photographers Gallery

Once the Red Cross Hall in Napier,  Shayne and Cath Jeffares thought it perfect to combine their love for photography, art, people and food, and in 2011 opened the Photographers Gallery and Kitchen Table Cafe. Read more...

Salt and Pepper Club

Salt and Pepper Club has one of the best vistas in the area, overlooking the inner harbour of Ahuriri, showcasing beautiful views of sunsets and boats returning from sea.  With private function rooms and a large outdoor patio area, The Salt & Pepper Club is perfect for alfresco dining, corporate conferences and private functions. Read more...

Cafe DMP

Start your day with a delicious breakfast or award-winning coffee at DMP, right in the heart of Napier City. Read more...

Pipi Cafe

With its unique style and ambience Pipi Café in Havelock North has become an institution in Hawke's Bay and a favoured place for visitors from elsewhere in New Zealand and overseas. Open 7 days, 4pm until late. Read more...

Turks Bar

Turks Bar and TAB, Havelock North’s premier sports bar, welcomes everyone looking for a friendly place to have a drink and place a bet. Open from 10.30am till late, enjoy the social atmosphere and join in on the fun and entertainment later in the night. 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...

Telegraph Hill Olivery

Discover the Mediterranean in Hawke's Bay. Telegraph Hill is New Zealand's first tasting Olivery, specialising in producing award-winning table olives, oils and gourmet food products that capture Hawke's Bay's unique flavours. Read more...

Estuary's Restaurant

Napier's best kept secret...modern cuisine, intimate dining with friendly service in a spectacular waterfront setting. The menu at Estuary's Restaurant changes seasonally with the exception of some dishes that simply cannot be replaced. Read more...

Pacifica Restaurant

Pacifica Restaurant will surprise and delight any discerning foodie with Chef Jeremy Rameka's kiwi approach.  Read more...