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.
Take out options also available.
Text or call 021 451 450 to order
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm
Sunday 10 am – 2 pm
(Our catering options are currently unavailable)
As well as delicious mussels for your crowd to enjoy, we deliver the Mills Bay Mussels experience – interactively shucking mussels at the event, bringing along our photo booth and lots of laughs from our fun team.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Reviews from our lovely customers
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
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
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
We learned of this place from an episode of "Country Calendar". The mussels they were serving looked so appetizing that we decided to make a trip out of it and... read more
If you’ve heard the mussels are good in this area, you really need to stop here. Generous portions of steamed mussels, garlic mussels, salad & shoestring chips. Didn’t have room... read more
Every year I try 1 mussel to check whether I still hate them. We got a big platter with 6 different kinds of mussels, from smoked to bacon-wrapped. They ranged... 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
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
Awesome mussels!! The seating area is smaller than the kitchen, and that is small too. I had the platter and each of the styles was well presented and tasted great.... 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
- Peter B
This was on our bucket list to visit on the way to Blenheim from Nelson. Good time to stop off too on that journey.
Very basic setup of tables outside... 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
- Michael V
Had lunch here twice and forced ourselves to indulge the whole range on the menu. The Ladies are absolutely fantastic.
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
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
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