Cool bar with fireplace and good platters. Have the Paua won tons - AMAZING. You wouln't know it was a bar unless you walk in.
Whether your looking for a quick drunk with a friend after work or a night on the town the Loading Ramp has a lot to offer. The food is great, most if the servers are nice and the beer is great. The atmosphere makes me feel very comfortable and I've been very happy each time going there for a drink!
I have had two meals here and both times I was disappointed. In a good position close to the village and seems to have a good bar that is busy. A popular spot for the younger set.
I took a client from Sydney to the Loading Ramp for Dinner, he wanted to eat pub style. We tried a couple of others in the area and then came to the Loading Ramp Great Food, great atmosphere, lovely friendly staff, and great prices. Nice bright and summer feeling atmosphere.
In Hawkes Bay visiting the rellies for Xmas we were in Havelock one night around 6ish so decided to eat in the village. I chose the loading ramp but no one would be rushing back. The bar staff were so jaded it was almost too much of an effort to serve us, maybe it was holiday season lag but I... More
I have only been to the Loading Ramp for drinks - and there is a lovely bar area. The service is good, and they offer platters to have with drinks - good variety and tasty food.
Service terribly slow...waited an hour. Our fault for choosing a holiday weekend. Staff very helpful.
I often go running with a bunch of other like minded (nutcases) people along several of the trails up and around Te Mata Peak on Wednesday evenings. In winter, on a full moon, we jog up to the top and howl at the moon. Yes, you read right, thats what we do...my wife thinks I'm an idiot, but to be... More
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