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East Pier Beach Bar and Brasserie

$$ - $$$
Bar, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
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Nelson Quay, Napier 4452, New Zealand
+64 6-834 0035
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Auckland, New Zealand
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136 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were staying in the East Pier Motel, this restaurant was an easy walk from our accommodation. We had scallops to start and the catch of the day. Unfortunately one of the scallops was uncooked which put me off the rest of them.

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Thank Mums4Kids
New Zealand
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here at lovely table outside with a lovely view. Both my husband and I had the steak sandwich which was delicious and very generous. Great prompt friendly service, good coffee and reasonably priced.

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Thank Yvonne C
Christchurch
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84 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

13 of us sat down in a clear film annexe. The views across to the Port and out to sea were outstanding. I had a sea- product- filled very tasty fish chowder as an entree, followed by a second entree of superbly tender venison, then a quite outstanding desert of fried bananas with a berry sauce and vanilla icecream. At... More 

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Thank GrahamChristchurch
Wales
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376 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

had a very good meal here. It was a bit busy as there was some sort of convention taking place and there were a lot of people standing round in the bar area. There is a choice ofn outside seating which have great views.

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Thank filligirl
Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This restaurant is located right on the waterfront. The food was quite good and the service was excellent.

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Thank Louiedafly
Wellington
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101 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had lamp rump which was disappointing. It was a poor quality cut of lamb but was presented nicely. It made me chew a lot and I did not like the dish. Several others in our party also though the meat was was of a low standard. Everything else was acceptable but very hard to please customers when the basic ingredient... More 

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Thank AytonWellington
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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673 reviews
402 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We came upon this hotel and it's restaurant overlooking the beach while we were wandering around and admiring the view. It was perfectly situated on the front for a leisurely lunch. We ordered a dish of salmon fitters on spinach with roasted tomatoes, feta, chopped capers balsamic dressing and onions. It was delicious and we also ordered a chicken wrap... More 

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Thank Moosie57
Howick, Auckland
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The decor is minimal, staff do smile from time to time but clearly management not endearing themselves. We have visited twice a year apart contemplating, both times settled but a very disappointing glass of house wine, and we then proceeded to the Thirsty Whale or to "Milk & honey" where the happy service is infectious

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Thank DavidMallowes
Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Husband and I stayed at East Pier Hotel and had a bite to eat. The platter is a great idea to share with a glass of wine!

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Thank Sarahroseconroy
Napier, New Zealand
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A staff member was unfriendly, unhelpful & made us feel unwelcome. It was a struggle to accommodate my wheat allergy. The poached eggs & mushrooms were good though.

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Thank Elsabe D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 27
Cuisine
Bar, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Quay, Napier 4452, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 0035

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