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The Gintrap Restaurant & Bar

64 West Quay, Napier 12030, New Zealand
+64 6-835 0199
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“prawn toast” (3 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
64 West Quay, Napier 12030, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat out on the deck on a beautiful Autumn afternoon. Good food and service and not too pricey. Perfect for a casual business lunch.

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having not been back to Napier for a few years i organised a catch up here with some friends. My booking hadnt been written down but the staff were great and gave us a fantastic table on the deck in the sun. Service was very...More

Thank LeonKiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gin Trap is in a converted wool store in a hip precinct of Ahuriri. Across the road is a working fishing wharf where commercial fishing boats load and unload their holds. You can watch the action while you dine. The Gin Trap have indoor...More

Thank Melody H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nice place to sit outside and watch the fishing boats go by. Also have a nice view of the yachts at the yacht club. Big selection of meals.

Thank Trippin' T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The menu is OK, but it is staffed only by untrained people, which ruins the whole experience. Note that it was not that one waitress missed something, it is that they are all pretty clueless. Suggest before you decide to eat that you try to...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The team make great cocktails we have had many nights here and continue to come back! Welcoming team, and they look after you, noticing when drinks are low and the food is always good too

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We found this little gem while out looking for a casual place to eat. Good parking, and beautiful harbourside views from or table. Staff were good attentive and the meal was delicious. Whiskey was fabulous too. It wasnt too noisy which suited us as we...More

Thank Jeanne N
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Great setting, service was a bit slow but it was busy and the food was nice...will definitely be revisiting

Thank ricosplaydates
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Attentive staff greeted us and we had a table looking out on the Quay. My husband had a delicious rack of lamb on ratatouille.The lamb was succulent and perfectly cooked. I had a delicious pie with a creamy mushroom cheese filling .Perfect and filling for...More

Thank EFH1948
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Spotted a sign offering $15 steak meals Sunday nights while strolling the wharf earlier in the day. Returned for dinner with family (6 of us - 5 having the steak and the other having a kids meal). Great value for money and a very tasty...More

Thank Debbie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 West Quay, Napier 12030, New Zealand (Formerly The Gintrap Cafe & Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 0199
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