Giant Brewing

Customers dining inside the large open pace of Giant Brewing in Havelock North.
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Giant Brewing in Havelock North is the perfect place to gather with a group of mates, celebrate a family occasion and enjoy some excellent local beers.

Piku

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Down a cute laneway off Joll Road in Havelock North, a treasure trove of eateries can be found, including Piku, the only Izakaya-style Japanese restaurant and cocktail bar...

Smith & Sheth

The beautiful, dimly lit space of Smith and Sheth.
Place Hastings
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Smith & Sheth is the result of the passion and love of wine of renowned New Zealand Master of Wine Steve Smith and Texas investor Brian Sheth.

Cellar 495

The empty restaurant at Cellar 495.
Place Hastings
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Hastings is experiencing a renaissance of sorts, with many pockets around the centre seeing new buildings and renovations come to life.

Common Room

A massive sign that says 'Bar' inside Common Room in Hastings.
Place Hastings
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The Common Room on Hastings Heretaunga Street is the best little bar in the bay, with friendly hospitality and banter, live music and comedy nights, and an atmosphere that...

Hastings Distillers

The dark interior of Hastings Distillers with walls painted a deep blue.
Place Hastings Editor's Pick
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On Heretaunga Street East, concealed behind impressive wooden doors, is the Hastings Distillers’ tasting room, a place you need to visit without delay.

Brave Brewing Co.

The corner of Brave Brewing which features a shop, kitchen and dining area.
Place Hastings
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Brave Brewing Co.