Category Archives: Hawke’s Bay

Opera Kitchen

Having read some reviews about this place on TripAdvisor saying this place is fairly ho-hum.  I was keen to give this place a go as it was close to a few shops that I wanted to pop into.

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Ten Twenty Four – Revisited

Mr Wasabi and I were much impressed the first time round that he suggested we should visit 1024 again, and I certainly was not going to complain to that idea.  Please click here to read my previous review One of … Continue reading

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Craggy Range – Take 2

Craggy Range is one of the premier vineyards in Hawkes Bay where its restaurant – Terrior restaurant had won the best winery restaurant by cuisine a couple years ago.  You can check out my previous review here.

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Airline Lounge Review: AirNZ Koru Lounge – Napier Domestic Airport

As with all the regional Koru Lounge within New Zealand, they all seem to a similar feel to it, providing a good consistency throughout the regional network. Napier airport  services direct flights to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

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Ten Twenty Four

Finally made my way to the much talked about Ten Twenty Four. Owner/chef is Kent Baddeley of Petit Lyon fame.  Have always wanted to try this place a few years ago but never got around to, as Mr Wasabi is … Continue reading

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Mamacita – Mexican Anyone?

Having heard good reviews about this popular Mexican Eatery in Havelock North that opens for dinner only, I thought I would take the liberty in trying this place out after our late afternoon  clay bird escapade in Havelock North.

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BlackBarn Bistro

Having grew up in Napier, I never really had the time to go out and enjoy the fabulous world class restaurants Hawke’s Bay had to offer, primary because I was helping my parents out in the agricultural fields and that … Continue reading

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Elephant Hill Winery

Elephant Hill Winery located in the Hawke’s Bay is another award winning winery in recent years. And I have become accustomed to visit at least one vineyard each time we head to the Hawke’s Bay.  On our recent trip we … Continue reading

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