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The Nautilus Restaurant

387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-974 6550
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“calamari” (4 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
International, European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I dined here as we were staying at the hotel and not feeling up to hitting the town. Although the view is pleasant, the atmosphere was unusual. I had the vegetable soup and my partner had the pork belly. The soup was...More

Thank Simona R
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We dined twice, one dinner and one breakfast, using 'Grab One' deals. (Basically buy two, get one free). Service was excellent. The dinner was off a shortened menu and we both chose steak. It wasn't eye fillet as shown but scotch fillet which was well...More

1  Thank Kasper454
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

I know there's mixed reviews on this place, but I couldn't see anything recent so wanted to share our very enjoyable experience. I was actually a little trepidacious about going because of some previous reviews...but there was a Groupon voucher and I also love a...More

1  Thank Sandy M
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Out for dinner as had Friends staying down the road. Was one of the worst meals I have ever had. My Main was Pork Belly which was unediable

Thank Cam350
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Where do I start? Very dim lighting made reading the rather dull menu a challenge. We both found it difficult to make a choice, as nothing really jumped out at us. Tragic 70's music was playing very loud for a dining situation. A truly strange...More

Thank Lynda K
Reviewed May 27, 2017

We dined here using a GrabOne voucher (2 x eggs benedict meals). We arrived half an hour before the end of breakfast service so had the venue to ourselves. Service was prompt and friendly and we waited only a few minutes for our meals which...More

Thank Katrina M
Reviewed May 20, 2017

We visited this restaurant which is part of a motel complex for dinner and breakfast. We had purchased 2 Grab One vouchers. The roast beef was virtually inedible with no greens served. Another complained and were given a free breakfast. The steak was tasty and...More

Thank Zoe S
Reviewed May 4, 2017

We at first chose to have dinner here was because we were staying at Edgewater Motor Lodge which only couple-minute-walk away but also we saw a dinner voucher available on GrabOne. That was a Saturday night and was kinda a quiet night. My wife had...More

Thank tokutoshi
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Writing reviews is something I never bother with, but the dining experience we had reminds me of a scene from Fawlty Towers. I just felt compelled to comment The Management have failed to provide training to their staff. Obviously the waitress was out of her...More

Thank Chuckian
Reviewed March 29, 2017

We had brought a grab one voucher for a seafood dinner for two and we were not disappointed. We had the baked fish with rosti, poached egg, spinach and hollandaise sauce. This was beautifully cooked. Compliments were given to the chef on the night. I...More

Thank Colleen135
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-974 6550
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