It is the region of New Zealand that is situated on the east coast area of the North Island. Its worldwide recognition is its award-winning wines. The region has popularity because of its horticulture with large vineyards and orchards on the plains. Many sheep and cattle farming are dominated in its hilly parts. The climate of Hawke’s bay is dry and temperate, summers are long and hot. In winters, there is an excellent opportunity for the growing of grapes. You will find many good restaurants in all over the Hawke’s Bay, some of them are mentioned below.
10 ) Cafe De Laos
Cafe De Laos is located at 14 W Quay, Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand. The fragrant flavours of Southeast Asia are designed in the restaurant to thrill the taste buds with its sweet, spicy, sour and fresh combinations. The restaurant offerings are comprised of takeaway menu, dinner menu, lunch and dessert menu. Spring rolls, fish cakes, karee puff, say gai and Tod goong are some of the flavorful entrées served at the main menu. The restaurant serves six days a week. The operating hours are 12 – 2:30PM, 5:30 – 9:30PM.
9 ) Off The Track Restaurant and Licenced Café
Off The Track Restaurant and Licenced Café is located at 114 Havelock Rd, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand. The specialty is European and New Zealand cuisine with gluten free options. The Wide range of dishes are offered that are suited to every taste bud and budget. Fresh and local produce are obtained from the restaurant’s own garden. The offerings are comprised of a variety of starters, snacks, tapas, sandwiches, burgers, veggies, pastas, curries, seafood & chicken, prime steaks, pork lamb, desserts and wines. The restaurant serves seven days a week during the hours of 10AM – 9PM.
8 ) Boardwalk Beach Restaurant & Bar
Boardwalk Beach Restaurant & Bar is located at 8 Hardinge Rd, Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand, the restaurant is a relaxed spot with beautiful views and surroundings of perfume points in Ahuriri. The restaurant gives the options of a range of delicious seafood from its famous seafood chowder to New Zealand Paua, Fresh fish, Mussels and New Zealand silver fern steaks. Beside this, an extensive wine list and a great selection of beer are available to complement the food. The restaurant serves from Monday to Friday 10AM – late night.
7 ) Emporium Eatery & Bar
Emporium Eatery & Bar is located at 2 Tennyson St, Napier South, Napier 4110, New Zealand. The restaurant offers international, European and New Zealand cuisine with gluten free options. Because of its excellent service, the restaurant has been awarded with “world’s best bar” and was three times winner of the Hawke’s Bay Hospitality “Best Establishment” award. From its all day menu. You can have a variety of starters, small plates, salads, wood oven pizzas, sides, desserts, cheese, larger plates and wines by the glass. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the time of 7AM – 11PM.
6 ) The Old Church, Weddings and Functions
The Old Church, Weddings and Functions is located at 199 Meeanee Road, Meeanee, Napier 4112, New Zealand. It is a relaxed and elegant restaurant that serves global gourmet fare and wine in a 19th century former church. The restaurant offers luxurious décor, warm hospitality, exquisite food and wine election from the Bes of the Hawke’s Bay vineyards. Visitors like the villa because of its excellent catering and remarkable service.
5 ) The Thirsty Whale Bar & Restaurant
The Thirsty Whale Bar & Restaurant is located at 62 W Quay, Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand. The restaurant specialty is Seafood, European and New Zealand cuisine. It is an outstanding spot to meet up the friends and loved ones. The restaurant has the range of rooms available for private hire, conferences and for the functions. Harpoon room can accommodate up to 100 guests and Mezzanine is another room that is suitable for up to 30 guests. There are range of menus available like breakfast, all day, dinner, dessert, drink and Christmas menu. Creamy seafood chowder, steamed mussels with Chorizo, seared scallop, paua fritters and whitebait fritters are flavorful entrees served at dinner. The restaurant offers its serves seven days a week. From Monday to Friday, the time is 11AM – 10PM. The Saturday time is 9AM – 10PM and Sunday’s operating hours are between 9AM – 9PM.
4 ) Elephant Hill Wine Estate & Restaurant
Elephant Hill Wine Estate & Restaurant is located at Clifton Rd, Haumoana 4102, New Zealand. It is the perfect place to enjoy the delicious food and stunning winning with breathtaking views over the Pacific ocean and vineyard. The meal is served at lunch and dinner. The dishes served by the restaurant are made up of fresh seasonal produce that are obtained from local growers and suppliers. Chilled prawn, smoked salmon, beetroot parfait, glazed duck confit, beef tartar, lamb short loin, smoked venison and beef fillet are some of the flavorful dishes offered in its main menu. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the time of 11AM – 10PM. However, it remains closed on Christmas day.
3 ) Restaurant Indonesia
Restaurant Indonesia is located at 409 Marine Parade, Napier South, Napier 4110, New Zealand. The restaurant was established in 1983 by Mr. & Mrs. Machiela, who were the successful owners of the times. The specialty of the restaurant is Indian and Indonesian cuisine that are served in a relaxed and contemporary environment. All dishes are served directly to the tables and there are small candle powered heaters that keep your food warm. The other thing, that is popular among the visitor is Rijsttafel (a feast of Indonesian dishes) that mean “rice table”. The vegetarian, fish, meat and supreme (fish & meat) are the options of Rijsttafels.
2 ) Mint Restaurant
Mint Restaurant is located at 189 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand. The building of the restaurant is one of the six resembling Victorian houses that were built in 1897. These houses were known as the six sisters. It was converted into the restaurant in 1980’s. The dining area is in the downstairs and the restaurant also has a private small dining room upstairs. The flexibility of the restaurant allows give best catering services. The contemporary cuisine served by the restaurant focus on excellent fresh produce and quality wines that are served by friendly and attentive staff. Beef cheek, confit duck leg, asparagus with crispy bacon, roasted potatoes with rosemary and garlic abutter are some of the items served at dinner. The restaurant serves five days a week: from Tuesday to Saturday within the time of 6 – 9PM.
1 ) Ten Twenty Four
Ten Twenty Four is located at 1024 Pakowhai Rd, Hastings 4120, New Zealand. The specialty of the restaurant includes European and New Zealand dishes with gluten free options. The meal is served at lunch, dinner and during late night hours. Taco, soft shell crab, lambs brains, truffles, ken baddeley are some of the items that are most liked by the visitors. The restaurant provides catering services for cocktail parties, wedding and all kinds of corporate functions. The operating hours are 5PM – 8PM from Tuesday to Saturday.