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The Exchange Bar & Brasserie

) #73 of 147 Restaurants in Napier $$ - $$$ European, French,
45 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
+64 6-833 7733
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“goat curry” (3 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (3 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, French, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 10 February 2016

Arrived late one night at the hotel as I was in the area for work and it was easy. Had such a great meal and service that we came back again. Service by the bar and restaurant team was professional yet relaxed. Can recommend eye...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Just sit back, relax and enjoy the view and the local gentle activities with your early morning coffee. Brilliant.

Thank AllanJ327a
Reviewed 6 February 2016

My partner and I went here simply because we were staying at the hotel, but were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. The restaurant was nearly empty, and the staff a little preoccupied, but the food itself was some of the best...More

Thank emidoda
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Lovely food, very obliging with my food allergies, they were happy to mix and match a meal to suit me.

1  Thank Letia B
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We visited here on Friday night with a party of ten. The menu selection is excellent. Those who had entrees were more than pleased with their choice, beautifully presented and very generous. My choice of fish for mains was absolutely delicious. The seasonal selection of...More

1  Thank Chris E
Reviewed 12 October 2015

If you want a great restaurant with good service after a day of travel or activities, then this is the restaurant. The food is always impeccable and the service great. The only issue is deciding what to eat as the menu has great choice along...More

1  Thank pasgro
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We have eaten here twice now and were very impressed. Both times the restaurant was near empty despite it being a Saturday night, which is a shame because the food is very good. Last weekend we went and shared the pork belly stuffed with bacon...More

1  Thank Caitlin N
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I really haven't tried their mains but I love ordering their breads which comes with dips. I have also tried their calamari/salt n pepper which was cooked very well. Staff are always friendly and accommodating.

1  Thank Tosca A
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Went for dinner, and was very pleased that i did. I had the vegetarian dish which was tasty, and of a decent quantity, for pudding i had a orange icecream pavlova dish which was melt in your mouth. The service was exceptional, I arrived at...More

2  Thank danjonelson
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We were very tired when we arrived at the hotel, 6 and a half hours driving so thought it easier to eat at the Te Panias restaurant. That was a very good move, as both dishes of stuffed belly pork and the above mentioned lamb...More

1  Thank oldhippychick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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