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MINT Restaurant

₱₱₱₱European, ,
189 Marine Parade | Napier, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 4050
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
189 Marine Parade | Napier, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in one of the "Six Sisters" houses on the sea front. They are quaint old residential properties beautifully preserved, this one was converted to a jazz club but is now a restaurant, on two floors. It was busy even on a...More

Thank Lindahollins
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

The staff was very friendly. The dinner was good. We had a soup and a main dish. Both have been perfectly cooked! The meals have their price, though.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We booked a table at mint during week as we're traveling to Napier and wanted a nice restaurant to go to. The service was excellent. Food was first class. Had duck for main, which was delicious. Meals aren't large but enough. Nice wine list. Decor...More

Thank Nihonihoohura
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

The food was incredible. The staff were elegant and not intrusive. Hands down, the best meal I have had in a long time.

Thank Keith J
Reviewed March 28, 2018

This is a lovely restaurant with a limited menu but fantastic food try the mussels also my beef was to die for if you are in Napier its a must

Thank Martin G
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Coming in from a horrible rainy night in what should have been summer, with our overseas guests we had a lovely meal and evening. The waitress was a bit green but she did her best and the manager of the night kept an eye on...More

Thank skodietk
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We had a special occasion on Saturday night and we booked for 22. We were downstairs and even though they had four tables at the front they gave us the whole area and did not sell the other tables. We thought this was amazing as...More

Thank BoneCutlet
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We had a very good dinner at Mint but somehow it didn’t hit the spot. Competent and well presented dishes were a bit bland. Service and ambiance were good but overall there was nothing that lifted it into the ‘excellent’ category that others had reported.

Thank stella317
Reviewed March 9, 2018

We were very disappointed our first night in Napier because we couldn't get a table. I think that you generally need to book. We got one the second night and I think it was because our hostess at the B&B booked for us because she...More

Thank Abby1005
Reviewed February 27, 2018

We had a group of 6 dining at 6pm right when they opened. Our server was delightful but there were several long pauses between things. Once our food had been finished, the empty plates + empty wine glasses + empty water +empty bottle of wine,...More

Thank Tiffany H
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19 December 2014|
Response from NapierKiwicook | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. An average dinner for 2 for 3 courses is around $120 excluding drinks (as they vary quite a bit in price). Feel free to contact me to organise a gift voucher and payment, I can not add our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Marine Parade | Napier, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 4050
  • E-mail
Mint restaurant is set in an 1897 heritage house on Napier's Marine Parade, it's modernised interior offers comfortable ambient dining. Open for dinner Monday to Saturday, enjoy complimentary house-made bread while you peruse the menu. Our cuisine is contemporary with a twist of New Zealand influence and we are fully licensed. Mint is ideally suited to casual or intimate dining, business or celebrations. Sample menus and table bookings available on our website.Your hosts, Steve and Ruth Beere. Bon Appetit
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