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Mister 'D's Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, New Zealand, Contemporary
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47 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
07:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Wed 07:30 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 07:30 - 23:30
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Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch with glass of rosé, tapas plate inspired by Spanish Cousine, both were great, but the best part was coffee with doughnuts!!! OMG, I wish we could come back to enjoy it once again... ;) staff was friendly and quick, ease and nice atmosphere as well. We recommend this place!

Thank Pipitoncina
Bristol, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came for breakfast and coffee. Nice choice of inside or semi-out, with good easygoing music. Had poached eggs, tomato mushroom with white coffee all great taste and service was prompt. Didn't have wifi and it wasn't cheap -$21 so that's why not 5 star.

Thank Mark D
Southampton, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped in here with friends who live in Napier as they said the place is famous for its donuts. Oh my they are amazing, hot sugar and cinnamon covered with an optional filling served in a syringe of chocolate, jam or custard. I have a sweet tooth and I preferred them just as they came without the sauce.

Thank Jayne W
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest I'm not a real sweets person, have enjoyed breakfast here though with friends and they loved the Donuts and the sweet options and the service was excellent.

Thank Jane R
Wellington, New Zealand
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place - spacious and well thought out. The service was excellent and the food a great start to the day. I would happily return.

Thank deb075
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here twice, because it was just so good. Beautiful preserves, the ricotta cake was delicious and all produce and baking was very fresh. We also had dinner, which was excellent. The staff made the breakfast and meals we had there an absolute treat. Highly recommend.

Thank Sjam7
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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118 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here and the kids loved the donuts. They get to inject chocolate or custard into the donut. Our breakfasts were very tasty and the coffee was excellent

Thank CMDow
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's my first visit to Mr D. I liked its decor and interesting menu. Service was excellent. I ordered duck risotto. The duck was perfectly cooked with crispy skin and tender meat. I didn't quite like the lemon juice and current in the risotto and so they made me a new one without them, but with perfectly cooked duck again!... More 

Thank Wendy Y
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, service and flavours, but the food lacked cohesion. The duck risotto and vegetarian risottos were clearly assembled - the flavours did not permeate the rice which had a uniform flavour. The same comment could be made of the Pork and white polenta. As expected the D-donuts were fantastic - the clear favourite.

Thank Ben B
te awanga
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113 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shame. Insipid soup. I ate it because there wasn't much choice for a celiac. The waitress asked how it was and I said."insipid" Then she said she would do something about it! Then when we went to pay the maitre D said well she ate it so we'll charge! Strange mentality! We were going to pay but thought as it... More 

Thank kiwibear

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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
European, New Zealand, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: 068355022

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?