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Black Barn Bistro

$$$$European, ,
Black Barn Road, Havelock North RD12, New Zealand
+64 6-877 7985
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Black Barn Road, Havelock North RD12, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Highly recommend, great food, great service and really good value for money. Definitely will be going back next time we are in the Hawkes Bay.

Thank A7233JXkarenm
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch. Looked at the prices. Not what I was expecting from a “Bistro” but what the hell it was a stunning Hawkes Bay day. We then experienced a gastro feast accompanied by their outstanding rose wine supported by their friendly and knowledgeable staff....More

Thank 23bob
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Heard A Lot of good things about Black Barn Bistro so now that we have been ourselves it did not disappoint. The ambience was great, the staff were friendly and attentive and the food was really very good. Would definetly go back.

Thank 1811027Diane
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Went in with my partner to grab a quick drink before deciding which wines to buy. The guy immediately was very welcoming and said we could sit anywhere we wanted. He took our drink orders, we paid, i had orange juice, he had coke and...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Beautiful, buttery fish & wine pairing for lunch. It's hard to get fish cooked perfectly, but Black Barn nailed it.

1  Thank Fizz27
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We popped in for a drink after work on a Friday. Lovely setting in front of the fire and a lovely view over the bay from the bar. Service was good and the bar snacks were nice too.

Thank BronandRoss
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We booked dinner here on a whim and we're well rewarded for our choice. The food at Black Barn was plentiful and delicious. The staff were very attentive and discreet. Lovely atmosphere with open fireplace, but as with all winerys, it was poorly lit on...More

Thank xalx
Reviewed July 31, 2018

BB have just started a new dinner service and its so much better dining here at night, we have been many times for lunch but at night there is a real atmosphere with the vines, an open fire, the top service and food to die...More

Thank AlistairAuckland
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We had dinner here last Friday on our weekend in Hawkes Bay and returned again to eat lunch on Sunday because the food was so good. My husband has a medical problem that makes eating a challenge for him but the chefs and staff were...More

Thank TriciaB623
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Black Barn Bistro is wonderful, food is top notch, very delicious and locally sourced. A must visit over the summer months when you can get outside and eat under the vines, such a wonderful atmosphere. Inside dining over the winter months they have a lovely...More

Thank Vanessa R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Black Barn Road, Havelock North RD12, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Havelock North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-877 7985
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Open for lunches 7 days and dinner Wednesday to Saturday, Black Barn Bistro is the perfect place to spend an hour or two absorbing the atmosphere of Wine Country. It is in the heart of the vineyard surrounded by vines and a table on the large generous veranda lets you look right out across the region. In warmer weather a courtyard covered by a canopy of grapes is also a perfect place to enjoy lunch and a glass of wine. The restaurant menu is light, fresh and delicious. There is an emphasis on freshly grown Hawkes Bay produce, the selection changes with the seasons. The bistro is available for private functions, evening and during the day, it is also the perfect venue for a very limited number of weddings, for bookings or enquiries please give us a call.
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