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Captain's Daughter

72 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
+64 3-574 2440
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (14 reviews)
“lamb” (6 reviews)
“chowder” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
72 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I stopped in on Saturday and was greeted with a who cares attitude. We wanted a starter of Seafood chowder and was served so late we ask to take home after our main dishes. They served the chowder in 2 coffee to...More

Thank inniskillinfl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on our way to Blenheim with our 93 year old Aunt and decided to stop for some lunch at Havelock, stopped right outside the Captains Daughter and thought it looked so inviting we would go and have lunch there, We certainly were not...More

Thank travellerA1110OK
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Together with a friend I enjoyed really nice food in a Restaurant with a cosy atmosphere. The ancient house showed still some details out of those days, very cool.

Thank liliput67
Daniel C, Manager at Captain's Daughter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for your review we really appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed April 29, 2018

Lovely atmosphere, good value for money and great quality of the food and wines. We'll go back for sure

Thank redsuk67
Daniel C, Manager at Captain's Daughter, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Thanks for the review, We hope to see you again!

Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Whilst staying in Mahau Bay we decided to drive in to Havelock for a bite to eat. Captain’s Daughter was recommended by our accommodation host. The pub is well presented and the staff were very pleasant. We opted to share the fish and chip main,...More

Thank RobBurlison
Daniel C, General Manager at Captain's Daughter, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Hi, thanks for your feedback. Yes I do agree the menu's to go through some wear and tear. We try to keep our prices low, its difficult as we try to source local cuisine which will push the price up on some of our dishes....More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

Our local friend chose this place to meet us. Hubby and friend had large bowls of seafood chowder which they both really enjoyed. As I require a strict gluten free diet I was a little disappointed at the limited range of GF options. However I...More

Thank SusanMaree1954
Daniel C, Manager at Captain's Daughter, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Hi I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. We are releasing our winter menu in the coming weeks which may have more gluten free options. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

On our way from Nelson to Conway we decided to stop for a late lunch. We’re so glad we chose the captains daughter over our usual havelock stops. A quaint English style pub with a magnificent outdoor balcony with great views. I had mussels which...More

Thank missliz2015
Daniel C, Manager at Captain's Daughter, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thanks for the feedback! We are really happy that you enjoyed your time at the captains daughter.

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This building on the main street in Havelock has seen many bar/cafe/restaurant businesses come and go. Hopefully this one will weather the storm and hang around. We had an evening meal there amongst a number of other families. Service was good. Scampi as a main...More

Thank Arawata_NZ
Daniel C, Manager at Captain's Daughter, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thanks for your feedback. Yes many restaurants have come and gone throughout the years but we plan on staying, its getting close to three years now, Time flies! Yes I can agree the Scampi is very scrumptious. During your next visit we should have the...More

Reviewed March 31, 2018

Went to Havelock for the weekend with my family, my parents had been to captain's daughter before and recommended it. Very clean and tidy lovely inside had great character and charm service excellent our waitress was really chatty and friendly and very busy that night.The...More

Thank Donna R
Daniel C, General Manager at Captain's Daughter, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Hi, Donna Thanks for your feedback and appreciate the photos you have taken. I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit even though your fish was over cooked. We hope to see you again and try tempt you with another Fish of the Day!

Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We went here for brunch and although the menu was smallish, the coffee was ok and we sat on their big sunny patio out back. An enjoyable meal and it was good to find a quiet place to get away from the road.More

Thank tobd2018
Daniel C, Manager at Captain's Daughter, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Hi Thanks for the review. Yes our sunny patio is hard to beat on a beautiful day. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal. Next time you pass through i'll make you the best coffee you've had inn Havelock. We hope to see you...More

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2kiwis492
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.
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eileen863
February 22, 2017|
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Response from | 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
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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
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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