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Diva Bistro & Bar

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European, Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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10 Napier Rd, Havelock North 4157, New Zealand
+64 6-877 5149
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12:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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190 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dropped in for a drink on a Friday afternoon. We were the only customers. A friendly welcome by the bar person. A good selection of tap beers & wine by the glass. We ordered a bowl of fries to go with our second round of drinks. Lovely light & crispy fries, well presented & accompanied by a nice garlic aoli.... More 

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Thank John P
Cambridge, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having have good mid week experience at Diva, took wife for meal on a weekend. No way busy, but slow service, rare steak was medium and rest of meal cool/cold. My wife's meal was undercooked and had to go back. Disappointing. Let us see if the desert is any better???

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Thank benandie
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We have never been to Diva before so I got a grabone voucher for 2 main meals and my husband and I booked a table for a saturday night. We were given a friendly greeting by the staff when we arrived and given a choice of where to sit. The service was good and the food was excellent. We both... More 

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1 Thank Louise R
Hastings, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We tried Diva because of a deal we found on grab one. When I went to book however, the gentleman I spoke to seemed confused about the voucher that I just purchased the day before, telling me the grab one purchase had ended. He told however that of course he would honour vouchers. The grab one voucher got us two... More 

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Thank KValu
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

7.30 pm walked in sat ourselves down no contact after 15 minutes place almost empty. Went to order at bar to be told sorry can't put docket in for 25 minutes as 2 tables of 8 having entrees Are you serious Been many times but never again

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2 Thank Howard k
Auckland
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had a Grab One voucher for Diva (for a platter and wine) and to be honest when we first arrived I felt like we were being treated differently because of this fact. We were seated quickly and asked what wine we would like. But that was the end of our service for the next 20mins at least. No one... More 

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1 Thank KirstyR_NZ
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Diaapointing experience at Diva on Saturday night. Staff didn't know how to use heat pump. Had to eat with our coats on! Slow service. Meals tasty but not warm enough.

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1 Thank Raeiel
Napier, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a glass of wine with friends during FAWC street food event . When we got our wine it was in water glasses . When questioned the bar person shrugged and told us there was no clean glasses . It wasn't even busy . At a FAWC event ! All class guys

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1 Thank wobbly101
Havelock North, New Zealand
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Was one of our favourite restaurants in Havelock North but sorry to say the service and meals have gone backwards since a change of ownership. Left waiting too long for order to be taken and then too long for food. This on a night when the kitchen was quiet - we were sitting alongside so could see clearly. Also could... More 

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Thank OliveLady2014
Napier, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Booked a table at 5pm because they said they were closing at 6pm when there website stated there open late. Ordered the plater which came out with a pile of pickled vegetables "Gross" then they started to pack up put tables away and chairs up around us at 5:30pm so felt like we were being pushed out the door. People... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Cuisine
European, Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?