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Captain's Daughter

72 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
+64 3-574 2440
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
72 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing service and the best food ive ever tasted ! They went above and beyond to provide me the best experience. Great place to stop with family or friends !

1  Thank JoelB3076
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is quite a quaint wee place with a lovely atmosphere and we were drawn to it from the look of the outside of the place for somewhere to go to get a nice breakfast before we carried on with our travels. We had previously...More

1  Thank Gemma R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in the area for a couple of nights and decided to try this place on the recommendation of a local. Warm and friendly staff, very attentive and quick service, and food was excellent. The chef cooked my hake perfectly, and my partner said the...More

1  Thank 730dan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our short stay in Havelock! A beautiful, quaint little pub/restaurant. The wine selection was superb (try the Duck Hunter!) as was the food (can recommend the fig and feta tart), and the service was so warm and friendly. I can...More

1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in to have a beer while passing through. The Old Pub has lots of character, the staff are friendly and the beer great. We sat outside on the balcony and watched the boats in the harbour and played with the friendly Tabby cat.

1  Thank Anita T
Reviewed August 24, 2018

This is such a gorgeous building. It's all stone and looks like something out of Poldark or The French Lieutenants Woman. I expected a highway man in full fig to come bursting through the door at any moment. The food was delicious - I had...More

1  Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We stopped past after an incredible drive through the Marlborough Sounds and could not be happier with our late afternoon lunch. We treated ourselves to the mussels and a white bait omelette - and as a picky/ non-seafood eater I was blown away with the...More

1  Thank Bethyg123
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Wow the mussels were amazing- I highly recommend. Welcoming restaurant with awesome use of the mountains in the scenery!

1  Thank EmmaP4192
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This must be the best kept secret in Marlborough the food here is divine the place is always clean and the staff are lovely. The outside deck is great for the warm evening. Don't go through Havelock without stopping here for a coffee, muffin, or...More

1  Thank ElenaM4304
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Kia Ora all We stopped in to this venue for a spot of lunch, we where pretty keen on the Captain"s Daughter after hearing they served the famous Havelock Green lipped muscles. We decided to go large, we ordered a portion of muscles each both...More

1  Thank lailabalzer10
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April 18, 2017|
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Response from sbktravel | Reviewed this property |
We used our own Wifi at the time but some places do have if you ask for the code.
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Jet547553 | Reviewed this property |
Menu is New Zealand cuisine- beautiful local green lipped mussels are a speciality of course- pasta, chicken, steaks and fish - beautiful desserts too
Jennifer O
October 11, 2016|
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Response from LeighR625 | Reviewed this property |
no sorry its not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Havelock
  • Phone Number: +64 3-574 2440
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