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Crab Farm Winery

$$ - $$$European, ,
511 Main North Road | Bay View, Napier 4104, New Zealand
+64 6-836 6678
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (60 reviews)
“calamari” (21 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
511 Main North Road | Bay View, Napier 4104, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

What a debarcle! We were allocated 3 tables over a period of 1/2 hour. The girl providing wine tasting had no idea how to pronounce varieties & had trouble reading off folder. We ordered a bread platter which ended up at someone elses table. The...More

1  Thank 255060Rose
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Well what a surprise. This place is one of a kind, funky eclectic setting focused around a beauty of wood fireplace centered nicely. Service is outstanding and friendly, a well oil team. The menu had a great mix of tastes and did not disappoint. Overall...More

Thank HeliHo
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Did a tasting of 10 wines before going in for lunch. Well made wines at reasonable prices. The 2017 Pinot Gris was lovely with good acidity, but the 2017 Sauvignon Blanc had only just been bottled and needed more time. 2016 Pinot Noir was still...More

1  Thank A R H
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Wow wow wow. This was our first stop into Napier and man are we glad we stopped! Bailey, our waitress you were amazing! A true asset to this business. We were able to sample wines and have a good laugh. We then moved on to...More

Thank J9421NBannab
Reviewed 26 March 2018

The food here is great - love the pork spring rolls! Garlic prawn dish fab; calamari cooked to perfection; platters great for sharing. Setting is pretty relaxed (love the open fire in winter) and outdoor courtyard on a sunny day is very pleasant. However.... service...More

3  Thank expatkiwiwairoa
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We had lunch with friends at CF yesterday (and 2 children). It is very chilled out, rustic and laid back in regards to atmosphere which is great for a lazy Sunday lunch. The kids were catered to with colouring in materials and a kids menu...More

3  Thank kristabel2016
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Crab Farm has to be one of Napiers best kept secrets, wine is great & affordable , food is so yummy and the atmosphere is Fantastic Highly recommend and I always visit here when down this way

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We turned up to wine taste but they were busy getting ready for a wedding but they were kind and helpful and we got to quickly try several wines and bought a very nice treminer gris or three:)

Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The location is just out of Napier and easy to get to. The food I cannot fault. This is the second time so we opted for the seafood platter. Apart from burnt scallops, the platter was fantastic for two. Even better with a glass of...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Crab Farm first for wine tasting and then meal. Wine tasting was really good and meal was superb. We were a large group and all meals were excellent, staff were friendly and helpful and the menu covered all tastes. Would have no hesitation...More

Thank EJoanT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Main North Road | Bay View, Napier 4104, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-836 6678
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