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Boardwalk Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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8 Hardinge Rd | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-834 1168
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was great!fish was very fresh and fries are amazing..but service can be a little bit better(sited with dirty place for about 30 min in front of us)in the end put it on an amty table next to us . View is amazing as well also great choice of music.

Thank Valeriia I
Napier, New Zealand
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My birthday was made special with lunch on the deck. The view of the Bay, and the kiddies enjoying picnics and swimming in the sea was priceless. Meals were very large, well presented and devine. Service was great! Good prices too!

Thank Lynda K
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In this well-situated restaurant, you are able to comfortably sit and watch the waves crash on the shore, become entertained by the boats coming in and out of the port. The food was spectacular and the staff were warm and inviting, allowing the overall atmosphere to be matched by the cuisine.

Thank Atarau H
Hastings, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends here early evening for dinner. Pro's: Situated almost on the beach , gives a nice view across the Bay. I had the Mediterranean Chicken & was impressed with the large amount of olives, cherry tomatoes etc covering the chicken breast. (N0 room left for dessert!) Staff were very attentive & friendly. Con's: A strong sea breeze was... More 

Thank SPYC
Havelock North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadn't been to the Boardwalk before and I was extremely pleased with my first experience! The sea views were lovely, the food was delicious and moderately priced, the wine selection was decent and the staff were very friendly. I was genuinely surprised at the amount of knowledge one of the managers had about the wine and dishes they had... More 

Thank Jack_Mcknight101
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lunch at Boardwalk and were blown away by the quality of the food. The burger and the mussels were exeptional. They got a great terrace directaly at the ocean.

Thank Le_Bodo
New Zealand
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed directly opposite this bar and restaurant over Waitangi weekend. This is a genuine on the beach location, a real rarity in NZ. You can dine/drink beach front under the umbrellas or "semi" beach front if you want a bit more shade or indoors when the weather is not to your liking. The view is wonderful and there is... More 

Thank ravinon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to wait a long time, it was busy but I think we were forgotten for a while. But the waitress was very apologetic and gave us our drinks for free. So we left happy. Lovely spot to people watch after a good bike ride.

Thank Ann B
Bell Buckle, Tennessee
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a great deck area overlooking the ocean and beach. It was too chilly for us to sit out there so we moved into the covered deck area. It was very noisy with what appeared to be a bachelorette party, but the food, once it finally got there, was very good. The catch of the day was excellent and... More 

Thank Lasseter4242
Whangarei, New Zealand
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129 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right on the beach, the average food was overlooked because of the lovely views. Staff mixed up breakfast order but only small thing. Tried dinner which was average but the air con in the 30 degree heat was a blessing.

Thank Angus L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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?