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The Exchange Bar & Brasserie

$$ - $$$European, French,
45 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
+64 6-833 7733
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
19 Dec 2017
“great dining with friends”
14 Jul 2018
“Slow service”
Restaurant Hours
European, French, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We dined here for dinner at 5.30pm. At this time, there were only two other couples. Service was extremely slow. We waited at least 45 minutes for our main and had our entree dishes left for 20 minutes after we had finished. There were 5...More

Thank kiwitraveler92
Reviewed February 7, 2018

On our last night in Napier we were encouraged to go to the Exchange. Dinner started fine and we enjoyed a nice meal. Food was good and service very reasonable. Then a crowd (they were expected) of over thirty arrived at one time and all...More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed December 19, 2017

We decided to dine here as we liked the location and the menu had good options for the three of us. We had an amazing time. we shared 2 entrees then had our own seperate mains. The entrees were served within 15 minutes of ordering...More

Thank sun3hine2017
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The look of this restaurant is very tidy, slightly upmarket but not too pretentious. You expect to pay a little more so the price of the set menu of $45.00 for one main and dessert seemed reasonable. Then the meals came.... A very small piece...More

2  Thank fijim24
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. Open late and excellent service. Could do with some australian red wine options but the esk valley pinot noir was very tasty.

Thank bennydajeta
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Our 2nd night in Napier and we chose to dine at the Exchange Brasserie as we have enjoyed dining there previously. Noticed a change as entering with new walls and doors at bar / restaurant. Waitress advised there would be a 30minute wait, so we...More

Thank A D
Reviewed October 7, 2016

We arrived at 7 and we ended up eating our entree at 9.20. Our main took just as long. Great food but unfortunately it to way too long to get our meals.

1  Thank Michelle E
Reviewed August 29, 2016

We had a lovely meal, and the service was great too. Menu was varied and interesting and all both looked and tasted fantastic. The steak was cooked to perfection. I particularly enjoyed the spinach side salad with the pine nut salsa - taste combination blew...More

1  Thank Ngutunui
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Had a very good meal here . Great service and friendly . Has a really nice ambience and the Wine selection is very good also .

1  Thank Kim M
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Food was great, coffee was lovely! Will definitely come back for more. Thanks for the lovely service.

1  Thank Ky83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-833 7733
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