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Crab Farm Winery

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511 Main North Road | Bay View, Napier 4104, New Zealand
+64 6-836 6678
Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great service and excellent meal .Very reasonably priced food and wines Relaxed atmosphere with several different dinning areas . A little different from the usual restaurant

Thank bayview2015
North Shore City, New Zealand
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Yum! We really enjoyed a great lunch with friends in charming rustic setting. The staff were informed and helpful and the food tasty and healthy.

Thank Joy T
Havelock North, New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We've been to Crab Farm a couple of times this year and our latest visit was so disappointing. The menu had 3 seafood mains out a total of 5 ... we spent the whole night getting our own drinks and the food was average along with the service. Not sure whether this was just a one off as every other... More 

Thank NZer71
Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The good reviews of Crab Farm persuaded us to book a table for Sunday lunch. They were fully booked, mostly by larger groups. We were taken up some steps to the 'tree house' and seated at a wide bench furnished with old scatter cushions. Our table was actually a coffee table. The waitress gave us menus and water, said she'd... More 

1 Thank josied1
Bristol, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Cycled from the town to this place unsure of what to expect. (Cycling took about 1 hour) Didn't book just turned up about 12pm. Was greated by a lovely young friendly blonde lady (didn't get her name) she let us taste lots of wine and explained all about them. Staff all seemed lovely but we were impressed with her. We... More 

Thank Tam191
New Zealand
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We went here for dinner on Friday night when they have live music. Loved it. The wait staff were great, with very generous poors of glasses of wine. The food was wonderful and their wine was also very nice and very reasonably priced. Great atmosphere. Very friendly and hospitable. We would go again.

1 Thank steadieNZ
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were recently here for a Hens Party - I have been there three times now - the team are great the food is delicious and the wine divine :-) I would highly recommend trying this Winery and enjoy - this Rustic atmosphere is very relaxing.

Thank randl24
Cambridge, New Zealand
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142 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived on our bikes after cycling 12 kms and were warmly greeted upon arrival. Had all the tastings then lunch. Tastings were enjoyable and our Lucan was to die for. Myrtle had prawns and scallops and I had the calamari! Both sensational. Friendly yet professional service and nothing was a problem. If we lived in Hawkes Bay you could rely... More 

Thank Viv W
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95 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a delightful lunch at Crab Farm Winery on a wonderful Sunday afternoon. Despite the fact they were busy, they fitted us in, and the service was impeccable. We shared a vineyard platter, and tasted some of their delicious wine. Service was friendly but professional, and everything was perfect. Thank you for a wonderful experiences at your lovely winery!

Thank Tripper16
Hawera, New Zealand
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went for a wine tasting that was very successful and ended up costing a few $$ in purchases. Loved the laid back atmosphere and the jovial staff and the dinner menu looked great. Booked in for dinner later that night. My wife had the pork belly and I had the gurnard. Both exceptional meals very reasonably priced. A GO AGAIN... More 

Thank MorrieS_12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
New Zealand, European, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Main North Road | Bay View, Napier 4104, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-836 6678

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