Mills Bay Tasting Room & Eatery
Our Tasting Room & Eatery is located in the Havelock Marina – right at the front of our Mussel Packhouse. You’ll be eating the freshest mussels you can get!
We don’t take bookings, just come on in.
Wednesday 10 am – 2pm
Thursday 10 am – 2 pm
Friday 10 am – 2 pm
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm
Sunday 10 am – 2 pm
As well as delicious mussels for your crowd to enjoy, we deliver the Mills Bay Mussels experience.
For more information, contact email@example.com
Reviews from our lovely customers
Wouldn't normally go for a salad for lunch but this was amazing who would have thought on a tiny Town like Havelock that you would find such wicked food
This was by far the best mussels I ever ate! We shared a tasting plate and had the award winning garlic mussels - both dishes were absolutely amazing and we... read more
Late Sunday lunch time turned right to the Marina and had wonderfully fresh mussels in a wide varity of ways for 30 dollars for two. Not only great tasting but... read more
We were lucky enough to arrive the day of the Mussel Festival. Had a wonderful time at Mills Bay Mussels. Live band and lots of free mussels being handed... read more
Food, staff and experience are AMAZING! Food is made and served with LOVE. Would highly recommend heading to little Havelock & experience what Mills Bay Mussels call the Mixed Mussel... read more
Passing through Havelock looking for green mussels and found this place and shared a platter for early lunch, absolutely delicious and had a lovely chat to the chef and waitress.... read more
Had the $30 platter, was overpriced for what you got. Staff we very blunt and unfriendly. The food came out at different times when it was all ordered together and... read more
Ordered the fish burger and fries, quick service, the fish burger was fresh as! Very enjoyable lunch!
We have stopped here twice recently. First time to have a chowder (delicious, creamy, and full of flavour) with fresh bread. The second time was to have the platter to... read more
Between 4 we managed the mussel chowder which was perfect the mussel platter very perfect then we ordered more of the garlic crumbed mussels. We have been eating mussels for... read more
We tried every type of mussel with their tasting platter it was GOOD!! Definitely try them out if you’re in Havelock. Check their hours though as they are currently... read more
BEST chowder EVER! I am a local and this place has nailed the chowder!! Keep it up team! It’s a shame they close during winter...
I rarely write reviews but felt compelled to after having lunch at Mills Bay Mussels on Sunday. Mills Bay ticked all the boxes...excellent friendly service, clean, wonderful presentation of food... read more
We stopped for lunch after reading a story in the local real estate paper. We love mussels and are not new to the variety of ways to eat them so... read more
I had the garlic mussels. A little pricey and could have come with some bread to mop up the juices. But worth it. Bought some fresh mussels to take home,... read more
The platter of various mussels was FANTASTIC!!
The garlic ones were to die for...
These were the best mussels we have ever had...
And the staff were so enthusiastic..,... read more
This place is an absolute Gem! If you're in Havelock it is definitely a MUST to visit. All the food is spectacular! Excellent staff/service, excellent food, excellent prices, clean premises,... read more
We loved the steamed mussels! Fresh, tasty and gluten free. I have coeliac disease and the staff easily accommodated for my dietary needs and we thoroughly enjoyed our mussel experience-... read more
We made a detour on our way to Abel Tasman with our rental car to look at the marina. Once done we figured we could eat, saw Mills Bay and... read more