73 Main Road, Havelock, Marlborough New Zealand | PHONE +64 3 574 2824 | email: info@themusselpot.co.nz

Lunch Menu

The Mussel Pot Platter (sizes for 2 or 3 people)
Served with steamed, smoked, marinated, grilled, battered, mussel croquette and our homemade bread.

Steamed Mussels
1kg in the shell, served in your own pot with one of the following broths:

  • Natural with wedges of lemon (Gluten free)
  • Cream, white wine, garlic, and herbs (Gluten free)
  • Thai green curry and coconut cream (Gluten free)
  • Coriander, ginger, chilli, and coconut cream (Gluten free)
  • Chilli, garlic, oregano, and napoletana (tomato) sauce (Gluten free)
  • Blue cheese, cream & parsley (Gluten Free)

1/2 Kilo available on request.

Grilled Mussels (Gluten free)
14-16 mussels grilled on the ½ shell, with a mix of the following toppings:

  • Bacon and cheese
  • Garlic and herb butter
  • Coriander, sweet chilli, and ginger sauce

* Please note steamed and grilled mussels are served by themselves.

Mussel Chowder*
Served with our homemade bread (Gluten free available on request)

*Please note prawn bodies and fish bones make our base stock.

Battered Mussels
Freshly shucked and battered served with coleslaw, fries, and lemon.

Fish and Chips
Freshly battered fish, served with fries, tartare, tomato sauce, and lemon.
Can add small salad.

Squid prepared in-house, tossed in flour, deep fried and finished with garlic, parsley, and olive oil.
Served with fries and colesla.

Beef Burger
Homemade Angus Beef patty with cheese, egg, beetroot, lettuce, sliced tomato, Red onion, tomato sauce, and mayo on a toasted bun. Served with fries.

Vegetarian Burger (vegan available on request)
Homemade chickpea, potato and lentil patty with lettuce, grilled aubergine, sliced tomato, onion, sweet chilli, and mayo on a toasted bun. Served with fries.

Steak Sandwich (Gluten free available on request)
Rib eye steak served medium rare on toasted bread with tomato sauce, served with salad and fries.

Pork Belly Sandwich (Gluten free available on request)
Rolled Italian style & on ciabatta spread with our fig and pear chutney with sliced tomato and served with coleslaw & fries.

All’amatriciana Spaghetti
Bacon and onion cooked in napolitana (tomato) sauce. Served with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese.

Vegetarian Spaghetti
Spaghetti with napolitana (tomato), onion, garlic and oregano.


  • Homemade Bread
  • Garlic Bread
  • Gluten Free Bread
  • Fries with tomato sauce
  • Side Salad

Kids menu (under 12)

  • Chicken nuggets and fries
  • Fish and chips
  • Cheese toasty with fruit

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The Mussel pot

Marlborough Sounds

The Mussel Pot is located in the heart of Havelock in the Marlborough Sounds
"Mussel Capital of the World"

About Us

This quirky little place has been serving up the famous NZ green lip mussels for the last 20 years and is an Icon in Marlborough and the South Island.

Mussel Pot

73 Main Road, Havelock
Marlborough New Zealand
PHONE +64 3 574 2824
email: info@themusselpot.co.nz

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