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East Pier Beach Bar and Brasserie

$$ - $$$
Bar, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
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Nelson Quay, Napier 4452, New Zealand
+64 6-834 0035
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Wales
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322 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

had a very good meal here. It was a bit busy as there was some sort of convention taking place and there were a lot of people standing round in the bar area. There is a choice ofn outside seating which have great views.

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Thank filligirl
Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is located right on the waterfront. The food was quite good and the service was excellent.

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Thank Louiedafly
Wellington
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101 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lamp rump which was disappointing. It was a poor quality cut of lamb but was presented nicely. It made me chew a lot and I did not like the dish. Several others in our party also though the meat was was of a low standard. Everything else was acceptable but very hard to please customers when the basic ingredient... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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667 reviews
396 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came upon this hotel and it's restaurant overlooking the beach while we were wandering around and admiring the view. It was perfectly situated on the front for a leisurely lunch. We ordered a dish of salmon fitters on spinach with roasted tomatoes, feta, chopped capers balsamic dressing and onions. It was delicious and we also ordered a chicken wrap... More 

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Howick, Auckland
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

The decor is minimal, staff do smile from time to time but clearly management not endearing themselves. We have visited twice a year apart contemplating, both times settled but a very disappointing glass of house wine, and we then proceeded to the Thirsty Whale or to "Milk & honey" where the happy service is infectious

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Thank DavidMallowes
Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Husband and I stayed at East Pier Hotel and had a bite to eat. The platter is a great idea to share with a glass of wine!

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Thank Sarahroseconroy
Napier, New Zealand
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A staff member was unfriendly, unhelpful & made us feel unwelcome. It was a struggle to accommodate my wheat allergy. The poached eggs & mushrooms were good though.

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Thank Elsabe D
Napier, New Zealand
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We have been to this place many times and have always been very satisfied.On Sunday we joined two friends for lunch there, I had the open steak sandwich which was really tasty and well presented followed by Kapiti ice cream and a long black. I couldn't fault the service or the food

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Thank Nickademus64
Napier, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Excellent food and service. Awesome views and outdoor seating. Can never fault East Pier - consistently good for breakfast, coffee, lunch, dinner or drinks.

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Napier, New Zealand
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had lunch there after walking in without booking. The service was very good and the meal excellent. Two of us had the fish and chips which were cooked perfectly as were the other two meals,one being the steak and the other the fettuccine. I would recommend this restaurant not only for the food and service but also the pleasant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$27
Cuisine
Bar, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Quay, Napier 4452, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 0035

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