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.
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.
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Reviews from our lovely customers
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 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
Very lucky to have been here when open (Thursday to Sunday 10am to 2pm currently) The Mussels here are cooked in so many different ways and the chowder is also... 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
I have a bucket list of things to do before I leave this world, and one of those items for me to eat fresh green lipped mussels in Havelock new... 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
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!
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
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
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
we loved the menu variety & quality of the Mussels & dishes, it suited both our appetites. Friendly Team
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
This is a stylish little bar on the wharf in pretty Havelock, "the green-lipped mussel capital of the world." We ordered a mussel tasting plate for $30 and they were... read more
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
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 am not really into mussels - being more of a clams person myself but having landed up at this restaurant with friends during a trip to NZ I decided... 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
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