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Boardwalk Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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8 Hardinge Rd | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-834 1168
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Gisborne, New Zealand
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love that you can find pretty much on the beach here and the food and service was wonderful. You can be out quite casually and have a drink at the bar or a more romantic meal. The food and service was top-knotch.

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Thank Fontaine M
Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food & service. Location amazing. Thanks Dave & milly/billy? Eggs were perfect. Good coffee is that 100 characters?

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Thank Ajmands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great meal with lovely staff. Really prompt service, great portions and quality. Highly recommend

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Thank Joe B
Putaruru, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went for dinner with our little boy (2yr old). The fact that he was happy made our dinner lovely! We loved the mussels and the lasagna! We will be back when we're in Napier!

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Thank Lwdzeeuw
Stretton-On-Dunsmore, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 out of 4 of us were only moderately happy. A local said the fish could not be fresh caught and the chicken chorizo pasta was just lacking subtlety. Just drowned in sauce. I had the honey pork and was very happy. Staff were good but just overworked. Sorry would not go back.

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Thank Baldbutsexy
Napier
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have tried EVERYTHING ok not everything but just about everything on the menu lol. The breakfast is crazy big and made to perfection, we usually take the big brekkie and struggle to finish it. Lunch for me has always been the clam chowder, NOBODY makes it better than them. Dinner you must try the Beef Bourguignon but be careful... More 

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Thank Gerryb690212
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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197 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nine of us arrived for brunch on a Sunday, when the restaurant was busier than we expected. The staff weren't fazed, suggesting options for putting tables together inside, or taking the street-side courtyard to ourselves, which is what we decided upon. Water and menus were delivered and after about quarter of an hour, our orders were taken. The menu had... More 

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Thank Cadarnle
Queanbeyan
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hard working staff are fantastic at this restaurant and the food is divine, the drinks list is well built and the menu is filled with delights, if you miss having a meal here you have missed a gourmet extravaganza

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Thank ricki475
Napier, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in for a quick early meal about 5:00 pm before going to the movies. We were told once seated that our meal would be about a 30 minute wait and when we said we had to be at the movies in 50 minutes they took our order quickly and we had our meal in about 15 minutes. We... More 

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Thank Karen D
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok place for quick bar food. Oysters (raw) weren't really up to par - flavorless. Nice waitstaff and right on the beach.

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Thank Marina B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Hardinge Rd | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 1168

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?