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The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar

Aranui Road | Shed 3, The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
+64 3-540 3381
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (30 reviews)
“zeppole” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (16 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Aranui Road | Shed 3, The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 529 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Had dinner here...decided on the fish of the day..monk fish wrapped in prosciutto with a salsa dressing...very yummy. Nice casual surroundings on the Mapua Wharf with great views The staff were great ..wines were mostly local All in all a very pleasant dinner indeed

Thank PYE3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic setting overlooking the estuary and hills in the background - it's big windows and bright light surrounds make for a great eatery whether night or day. Today it was lunch and it was great with excellent coffees to top it off. I should note...More

Thank kenz56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here with friends....very very tasty...the staff were awesome and I would consider returning

Thank ericandlyn
GemmaI105, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review ericandlyn. Positive feedback is a great booster for our wonderful staff! We hope to see you back with us in the future!

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Will def be back to have the pulled beef & fish of the day. Great little spot with a view to match. Will be back in summer!

Thank Chchgirl23
GemmaI105, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chchgirl23. Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review. The fish of the day is always a guranteed winner.....especially with our magical view! We look forward to having you back in summer!

Reviewed August 2, 2018

We had lunch there today. the green lip mussels we enjoyed as a shared starter were very good. Never had grilled mussels before. The gnocchi and the fish croquettes as mains were great as well. Also all the meals were very well priced, not cheap,...More

Thank reinhard0753
GemmaI105, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review reinhard0753. The chefs are always aiming at ensuring our guests are happy and well fed!. They use fresh, seasonal, quality produce which reflects in what they can offer to you. Your feedback will be really appreciated by them. We hope...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

On a very wet and cold Saturday we were welcomed to The Apple Shed with a warm greeting, a warm and comfortable environment, and beautiful food. And a truly delightful waitress! Our choices from the menu - carpaccio, burger, and seafood soup - were all...More

Thank LinleyJO
GemmaI105, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi LinleyJO. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so pleased to read you had a wonderful time with us....even if the weather wasn't playing the part. We look forward to having you back soon, hopefully with the sunshine!

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Delicious dinner- very friendly and attentive staff. Will definitely go back. Best of luck to new owners.More

Thank Trafalgar6
Gemma I, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Hi Trafalger6. We are are pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. The staff are working very hard to constantly improve the offering at The Apple Shed and your feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your best wishes, we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018

Went for lunch and found it to be underwhelming. Staff finally came over to give us menus after a wait of over 15 minutes with a 'sorry for the wait' and then rushing away again. It took over another 15-20 minutes for another person to...More

Thank nanap0ppa
Gemma I, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Hi nanap0ppa. We are sorry to hear your experience wasn't up to your expectations. It is disappointing for us that you were not attended to within a reasonable time frame. We encourage all guests to wait to be seated to avoid situations like this. Your...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

What the lovely place for dinner but heating not adequate. Big fireplace but not effective for such a large room. Hot water bottles and rugs are not enough in mid winter. Food was very good and service attentive. Get double glazing or more heaters!!More

Thank Mcgecko
Gemma I, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Hi Mcgecko, Thank you for your review. We are very aware of the heating issues and have now installed a wall heater under the window section which has made a big difference. We are looking into long term solutions to provide even more comfort for...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Location and outlook are superb, especially on a calm sunny day! However, found menu and service very limited.

Thank dearingsa2016
Gemma I, Owner at The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Hi dearingsa2016, Thank you for your review, We hope to see you back with us soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aranui Road | Shed 3, The Wharf, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
  • Phone Number: +64 3-540 3381
  • E-mail
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