Hooked is a waterfront cafe, beer garden and restaurant located in Marahau; the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park. With breath-taking views across Tasman Bay and cuisine created from the very best locally sourced produce, Hooked has been a favourite of locals and visitors for well over ten years.
Hooked has a sun-drenched dining area along the waterfront and a sheltered beer garden that also boasts impressive sea views. With water taxis and sea kayakers departing from the beach in front of Hooked, and Marahau’s large tidal variances, the views are in a constant state of change and are always interesting.
The interior of Hooked has two beach house styled dining rooms both of which are adorned with an impressive collection of seashells, driftwood, crayfish pots and other vintage nautical objects. Even after multiple visits to Hooked, visitors find plenty of interesting pieces still left to discover.
Hooked brings in the best local ingredients we can lay our hands on each day to create fresh, simple cuisine that will not fail to impress. Breakfast, lunch and evening meals are offered along with home-baked snacks, barista coffee and a fine selection of local wines and craft beers on tap. Evening meals have a strong New Zealand influence and use only the very best locally sourced produce.
Hooked runs a popular happy hour every day from 4:00PM to 6:00PM with a selection of local craft beers and local wines included. Local Marahau village residents and visitors to the Abel Tasman National Park converge on Hooked each afternoon to sit, chat, quench thirsts and welcome the stunning sunsets across Tasman Bay.
Hooked was opened in 2002 by the Alborn family. Zoe Alborn has managed Hooked since its opening day and remains just as obsessed as she has ever been to delivering a wonderful dining experience for every visitor.