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Crab Farm Winery

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511 Main North Road | Bay View, Napier 4104, New Zealand
+64 6-836 6678
Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Seneca, South Carolina
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456 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a small winery that we stopped by on the way back into Napier. As it turns out it's a nice big place with several dinning areas. We bought a bottle of their red. Think we will come back when we have a little more time.

Thank Bill Y
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting from Sydney, I went with my 95 year old Mum and my two sisters to Crab Farm for lunch. We were made welcome on arrival and enjoyed friendly service throughout. My Mum had a superbly cooked scotch fillet, and I shared a platter for two. Now that was awesome and unbelievable value. I've had much worse for twice... More 

Thank Kath D
Auckland, New Zealand
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Hawkes Bay for a party. We decided to go to dinner at Crab Farm the night before. They were very busy so it certainly would pay to book. We were hidden away in an area that we soon realized we weren't going to enjoy our night, so we got up to leave. They all of a sudden... More 

Thank TMRussel
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went and had lunch at this unique and rustic little place near napier, it was awsome I had the crumbed scallops, which were cooked to perfection. My husband had the calamari, which was to die for. (Please tell us the secret) my other 2 friends had a seafood platter to share. The amount and quality of seafood on the stone... More 

Thank Libbynapier
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Four of us decided to have lunch here. Some of the meals were of medium standard, but one was inedible. My wife had the scallops ($28.00). The crusty batter was so overcooked, and so salty that she could not eat it. We all tried some and agreed. We complained to the waitress who came back and offered my wife a... More 

Thank Clive B
Napier, New Zealand
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

As a family (10, aged 7-80yrs) we biked out to Crab Farm last weekend from Taradale. Highly impressed when we arrived, well thought out rustic place made a great atmosphere. Wonderful food (big tick to the chefs) and the wait staff were fabulous. Would highly recommend you try this super spot. Indoor, outdoor and upstairs dining. Well done guys. See... More 

Thank Roxanne M
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Not everyone's type of vibe but I really liked it (see photos) we went as a family cycling group out there. Cycle trails nearby to get you back to town. Awesome atmosphere, great friendly service, menu lacks options, but we all found something to eat & all were very satisfied!

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Initially staff forgot about us but was made up with by a large glass of wine and attentive service for the rest of the visit. Steak was great! Funky decor!

Thank W3672AEmelissal
Napier, New Zealand
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

As a local, I've been coming here for years. However my lunch with girlfriends on Sunday was very disappointing. All the staff, bar one, seemed either hungover or completely disinterested in their job. Exceptionally poor service. The food was also very average, I had a very limp calamari salad, the calamari was generous, but the salad was really just a... More 

Thank Princessmax
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Motorbike ride through Napier out to Crab Farm for a couple of drinks and a platter. Awesome service and an amazing platter. Highly recommended venue.

Thank Phil W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
New Zealand, European, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Main North Road | Bay View, Napier 4104, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-836 6678

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?