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Diva Bistro & Bar

££ - £££
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand
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10 Napier Rd, Havelock North 4157, New Zealand
+64 6-877 5149
12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Probably one of the best customer service and food experience we have had . Thank you and see you next time

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wellington, New Zealand
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137 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Went for a drink and a few fries on a sunny Hawkes Bay day. We sat in the outside area, lovely spot. Good range of beer including mid strength beer on tap which is great if your driving. Fries were delicious. Will be heading back for more.

Thank NZMidds
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

We went to Diva once beautiful sunny Hawke's Bay Friday afternoon. It was brilliant sitting in the sun having a drink. The service was flawless and food choice was great. We had a sharing platter which offered a great range of tasters. A brilliant relaxing afternoon/evening.

Thank Phil W
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Out of towners. Dropped in with friends. Service with a smile. Good local venue. Lovely to sit in the sun. Would go again.

Thank Koziarski
New Zealand
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We visited this restaurant for a nice dinner out being visitors to Havelock North. The building was located right in the heart of the village. We both were escorted to a nice table and we ordered a main meal each. The fish dish my wife received was cold... absolutely cold! It had been cooked at some stage but was cold.... More 

2 Thank travelbunny5
Hamilton, New Zealand
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125 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We had made a booking for Saturday night and were promptly seated. Gladys our waitress was very friendly and accommodating. We shared a bowl of nuts which was very tasty. We both had a steak dish, so chose a Syrah to go with it on Gladys recommendation. My scotch fillet was lovely, nicely cooked and the husband's steak done on... More 

Thank Sassysas1970
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

My husband and I chose Diva to have a glass of wine to unwind after our work for the day. The atomosphere was warm and inviting we could choose either to sit inside or outside on the pavement and join which seemed a popular choice with the locals. Dog Point Pinot Noir @ $16.00 per glass was a great choice.... More 

Thank ccthom
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Can't fault anything about this restaurant. The food was lovely. The soft shell crab entree was excellent and the fish was also perfect. A great experience.

Thank Hannah Q
Waikanae, New Zealand
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Called in on Friday night on a whim for a few drinks. Had the Lamb and some FAWK plates. Everything was delicious. Good atmosphere too. Would definitely return. I saw some poor reviews here so was hesitant, but turns out the place has new owner operators since March 2015.

Thank jappleseed2014
Havelock North, New Zealand
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I like the location of Divas in Havelock North. You can sit out on the sidewalk when the weather is permitting and they have a nice big bar (if you want to drink). Went for Mothers day, and was very underwhelmed. The menu was essentially a Brunch - with a couple of lunch items. I chose the Chicken Caesar salad.... More 

Thank Grant N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Napier Rd, Havelock North 4157, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Havelock North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-877 5149
Superb food, great service and a friendly bar, makes Diva an exciting local and out of town experience, serving lunch, dinner bar platters and great coffee.
...Diva Bistro & Bar found in the heart of vibrant Havelock North village.

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