The Slip Inn at Havelock, Mussel Capital of the World..

Tasting mussels at the award winning Slip Inn, Havelock.

The beautiful waterside town of Havelock was once a bustling gold mining community.

It now thrives on treasures from the sea; the Green Shell Mussel. This wonderful mussel is only found growing
naturally in New Zealand waters.

They are considered the best tasting mussels and thought to have health benefits, especially for those suffering from
arthritic conditions.

The mussels served at the award winning Slip Inn are locally sourced from the Marlborough Sounds which has some of the purest waters in the world.

The perfect way to enjoy these is by ordering a Sample Platter. Seven mussels served with a selection of different
delicious toppings including a single mussel kept plain so that you can savour the wonderful natural flavour. The Slip Inn's famous Mussel Chowder is another must try, recently published in foodtown magazine, people travel from far and wide to taste this signature dish.

If you're not a mussell fan there's plenty more on the menu to tantalise your tastebuds, and this destination restaurant is worth a visit just for the view, it's prime waterfront location with delightful outside seating areas is the perfect place to while away a lazy lunch.

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