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Captain's Daughter

72 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
+64 3-574 2440
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Attended there for lunch to try the famous green mussels that havelock is know for. The restaurant looked like a nice cosy restaurant/bar from the outside but the inside had more of a chain pub feel to it and seemed to lack that personal touch....More

Thank Lovetravelloveit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Background: We advance booked a private driver to take us from Picton to Nelson. While we could have taken the InterCity Bus, which connects with the Interislander Ferry, we wanted a leisurely drive where we could stop along the way, The driver stopped at The...More

Thank GlobalVillage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our weekend visit's to Havelock, we chose to have our evening meals here. On both occasions the welcome was warm and the meal really good. I am a fussy eater but thoroughly enjoyed my choice on both weekends. My partner enjoyed the chowder so...More

1  Thank JackieMikeCoop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for dinner whilst in Havelock, meals were all great, staff very friendly, service couldn’t be better. Highly recommended.

Thank Mot_Kiwi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for dinner and had the chowder n mussels and they are the best we have had. Great service and lovely views from the deck out back

Thank kruuza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We normally stop here for coffee, muffins, cake, etc on the way thru in the morning. Seems they have stopped doing baking as there was only 1 savoury muffin choice! Disaster!!!! What happened to the nice cakes, blueberry or sultana muffins guys? Very poor counter...More

Thank kitty957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in Havelock having just arrived on South Island on the ferry and were attracted by the signs for "home of green lipped mussels". The Captains Daughter is a friendly pub and we had lunch outside in a back courtyard. The mussels were fabulous...More

Thank JPL93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in a quirky stone building with inside and outside dining. It can be very busy during the summer season with both locals and tourists

Thank rugratNewZealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for an afternoon drink and snack of chowder and fries. Wine selection was great. Food yummy. Nice toilet facilities and homewares for sale

Thank AmbertheCat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stopped for a beer, nothing special and the atmosphere seemed kind of depressing to us. We didn;t have lunch so i can't say about it, kind staff.

Thank Johnmir13
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18 April 2017|
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Response from sbktravel | Reviewed this property |
We used our own Wifi at the time but some places do have if you ask for the code.
23 February 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Menu is New Zealand cuisine- beautiful local green lipped mussels are a speciality of course- pasta, chicken, steaks and fish - beautiful desserts too
Jennifer O
11 October 2016|
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Response from LeighR625 | Reviewed this property |
no sorry its not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Havelock
  • Phone Number: +64 3-574 2440
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