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
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
Recommended at Apples for Charlotte as the best mussels in the "Mussel Capital of NZ". Highly recommend you try the Mussel platter for mussels every way but steamed, and absolutely... 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
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
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
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
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
Had the Mussel Fritter which is quite large, another member had the Mussel Chowder and lastly the Steamed Mussels. Overall opinion was DELICIOUSand value for money.
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
The perfect place to sit in the sunshine and fresh air to enjoy some super tasty fresh mussels. Staff are lovely and prices are really good.
We had a chowder for lunch and we thought we already had the best there is,but we were wrong,THIS is the best,we went back for a feast of mussels for... 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...
Unbelievably good food and service. The most devine mussels we have ever tried and the chowder is to die for. Highly recommended and we will be back!
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
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
- Michael V
Had lunch here twice and forced ourselves to indulge the whole range on the menu. The Ladies are absolutely fantastic.
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