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The Nautilus Restaurant

££ - £££
International, European, Contemporary, New Zealand
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387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-974 6550
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is expensive and just awful the worst meal we had in Napier. I cannot find one positive thing to say about it sadly . We should have known as we're we the only people in the restaurant we won't be back .

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L'Escala, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the fact that we arrived 5 minutes before closing time we were welcomed with a big smile! The service was quick and the food delicious (we went for the local lamb).

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Thank Doyia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Good value dinner and breakfast. Service excellent. Quality and cooking above average. Location superb.

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Thank Hamid I
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Dined here well staying in hotel and have to say my meal was enjoyable. The seafood chowder is something I recommend very tasty and not too rich like others I've tried in the past. I had the lamb shanks and veges as my mains and all thou the meat was cooked perfectly and fell off the bone I also had... More 

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Thank Failava
Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The only reason I bought the grab one voucher was because of the positive reviews on Trip Advisor. It was not a great experience. The music was on a 1970s loop and we felt like we were in a time warp. The wine list was pretty bad especially as we are in Hawkes Bay wine country. Commented that the wine... More 

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Thank Clairebaby61
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Breakfast was top class and left us wanting for nothing. Service friendly and efficient. We will be going back to try the dinner menu on our next visit.

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Thank Craig A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We bought a grab one deal for 2 mains for $40 I had fish and chips my husband had steak my fish was great my husband felt his steak very average service was good and in a nice position nice outlook from our window seat

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Thank Piggsgo
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Here for weekend away. Excellent facilities warm and inviting. Fantastic service. Food matched the service and was terrific. 3 different orders of steak all cooked perfectly. Had breakfast the following morning same outstanding service and food.

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Thank Pete W
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lovely spot, with a lovely view but, if you do go on a colder night - do not sit under the heat pumps! cold air and draughts on your head.

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Thank Lynda S
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

There was a special deal when staying at the Nautilus you could pay a bit extra and have dinner and breakfast in their restaurant. So glad we did! The food and service were perfect. Thoroughly enjoyed it

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Thank Susan A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, European, Contemporary, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-974 6550
  • This restaurant is at The Nautilus

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