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Boardwalk Restaurant

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8 Hardinge Road | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-834 1168
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Napier, New Zealand
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great seating both inside and outside on the boardwalk overlooking the ocean. The menu is varied and good value and the service was friendly. Great little kids menu (Ours under 5) with paper and colouring in pencils supplied to help keep them occupied which meant we got to have a relaxing wine Thank you. Will definitely visit again. Good bistro... More 

Thank NeilHBay
Grantham, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most attractive of the cafes in this area with nice seating both inside and outside on the boardwalk. The menu is varied and good value and the service friendly if a little slow. It was quiet when we visited so not many staff around which may have been the reason.

Thank Gadabouts95
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for breakfast as we wanted a nice view. Food was very good, and fast too! The service was great, prompt and friendly.

Thank Mandz600
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great menu, lovely atmosphere. Add to that a location on the beach watching the world go by ( or occasional cruise boat arriving) Will defiantly be returning.... soon!

Thank Madeline W
North Island
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited the Boardwalk several times over the years and never been disappointed, this was to be no exception. They were fully booked the first night we tried but made a reservation for the following night and glad we did. From my initial reservation we were treated by friendly efficient staff who really appeared to enjoy being there -... More 

1 Thank 3shepherds
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have come back time and time again thinking I've just had a bad day with the coffee, but everytime the coffees are bad, I don't know if it's the machine or barrister but won't be going back.

Thank Stuart T
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found ourselves feeding the kids chicken from the place next door, so while they did their thing, and played at the park next door – we had a great lunch here. There is a great selection of beer and wine, and the food was delicious. Service was speedy, and food came out quickly also.

Thank Adam J
Tauranga, New Zealand
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Shot down to Napier for the weekend and thought we would would try this restaurant which was across the road. Mistake. We ordered Paua wontons and also Blue cheese wontons for entree. They came out within 10 minutes which was unusal but soon found out why. They were microwaved, chewy , just not good. Ordered the chicken and chrizo with... More 

Thank Disappointed255114
Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went there in a large family group. Everyone definitely enjoyed their meals. However, we all agreed that they were nice rather than amazing, and that there was room for improvement. Next to no vegetarian options, but the staff were accomodating and offered me a hash brown in place of a burger patty. Our waitress was extremely friendly and helpful, and... More 

Thank christmas-enthusiast
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is in a great location - right on the beach with amazing views. Had a great kids menu and the kids were happy with all the options. As for the adults meals, not a lot of salad / vegetables and most of it deep fried options... closest comparison I can make is it was more like a pub... More 

Thank Sully0000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Hardinge Road | 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?