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Crab Farm Winery

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Wine Bar, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
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511 Main North Road | Bay View, Napier, 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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Wellington, New Zealand
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141 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I have to say from the start through to the finish I was very impressed with crab farm. Before I sat down for lunch I tasted some of their wines, which were very good. I really enjoyed the pulled pork sandwich and the berry meringue. The staff were excellent, very helpful & helpful and I was really impressed how quick... More 

1 Thank Irish_Kiwi77
Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great service and excellent meal .Very reasonably priced food and wines Relaxed atmosphere with several different dinning areas . A little different from the usual restaurant

Thank bayview2015
North Shore City, New Zealand
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Yum! We really enjoyed a great lunch with friends in charming rustic setting. The staff were informed and helpful and the food tasty and healthy.

Thank Joy T
Havelock North, New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We've been to Crab Farm a couple of times this year and our latest visit was so disappointing. The menu had 3 seafood mains out a total of 5 ... we spent the whole night getting our own drinks and the food was average along with the service. Not sure whether this was just a one off as every other... More 

Thank NZer71
Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
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112 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The good reviews of Crab Farm persuaded us to book a table for Sunday lunch. They were fully booked, mostly by larger groups. We were taken up some steps to the 'tree house' and seated at a wide bench furnished with old scatter cushions. Our table was actually a coffee table. The waitress gave us menus and water, said she'd... More 

1 Thank josied1
Bristol, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Cycled from the town to this place unsure of what to expect. (Cycling took about 1 hour) Didn't book just turned up about 12pm. Was greated by a lovely young friendly blonde lady (didn't get her name) she let us taste lots of wine and explained all about them. Staff all seemed lovely but we were impressed with her. We... More 

Thank Tam191
New Zealand
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We went here for dinner on Friday night when they have live music. Loved it. The wait staff were great, with very generous poors of glasses of wine. The food was wonderful and their wine was also very nice and very reasonably priced. Great atmosphere. Very friendly and hospitable. We would go again.

1 Thank steadieNZ
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were recently here for a Hens Party - I have been there three times now - the team are great the food is delicious and the wine divine :-) I would highly recommend trying this Winery and enjoy - this Rustic atmosphere is very relaxing.

Thank randl24
Cambridge, New Zealand
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142 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived on our bikes after cycling 12 kms and were warmly greeted upon arrival. Had all the tastings then lunch. Tastings were enjoyable and our Lucan was to die for. Myrtle had prawns and scallops and I had the calamari! Both sensational. Friendly yet professional service and nothing was a problem. If we lived in Hawkes Bay you could rely... More 

Thank Viv W
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94 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a delightful lunch at Crab Farm Winery on a wonderful Sunday afternoon. Despite the fact they were busy, they fitted us in, and the service was impeccable. We shared a vineyard platter, and tasted some of their delicious wine. Service was friendly but professional, and everything was perfect. Thank you for a wonderful experiences at your lovely winery!

Thank Tripper16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Wine Bar, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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, 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?