Welcome to our place.


Malo Restaurant offers a fresh approach to the Hawke’s Bay, NZ food and wine scene.

Based in the heart of Havelock North Village, we serve honest food with a sophisticated, modern twist and an emphasis on local, seasonal flavours.

Lunch, Bites & Dinner

Opening Hours:

7 days, 11am – late

Variations to usual hours

Christmas Day, 25th Dec – Closed

Public holidays incur a 15% surcharge

With a divine menu & an exquisite cocktail list, Malo Restaurant is a place to gather and enjoy Havelock North, Hawke’s Bay’s finest hospitality.

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Celebrate at Malo

Looking to elevate your next celebration or group gathering? Look no further than Malo Restaurant!

Our inviting atmosphere, delectable cuisine, and exceptional service make us the perfect destination for your special event. Whether it’s a birthday bash, anniversary celebration, or corporate dinner, we’re here to ensure it’s an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

Get in touch today and let’s start planning your memorable occasion at Malo Restaurant!

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Meet The Chef


Head Chef


Head Chef Bert van de Steeg began his culinary journey in his homeland of the Netherlands completing training and gaining experience in a range of fine dining and Michelin star restaurants.

After relocating to the other side of the world Bert has called New Zealand home for fifteen years spending time in Hamilton and Whitianga before taking up residence in the stunning location of Queenstown where he was Executive Chef of Stoneridge Estate.

Bert joined the Malo team in July 2018 and enjoys working with the abundance of seasonal fresh produce on offer in the region. Bert describes his methods as classic yet modern with a focus on rustic flavours using honest quality ingredients. Bert’s menus includes simple and well-executed dishes while also being textural and bold. Bert’s menus have European and Dutch influences while still incorporating amazing New Zealand and local cuisine Malo restaurant has become renowned for.


06 877 2009
4 Te Aute Road, Havelock North