Based in Havelock, the Greenshell Mussel Capital of the world – the Mills Bay Mussels Tasting Room & Eatery is the place to go if you’re looking for a Mussel experience you’ll never forget! Watch the chef prepare your Mussels in a range of ways; grilled, smoked, fried or even shucked raw. Be sure to try out the ever-popular Mixed Mussel Tasting Platter, featuring mussels cooked five ways. The friendly & informed team can answer any questions you might have about Mussels or inspire you with new recipes to try at home. Live Greenshell Mussels can also be purchased instore. Mills Bay Mussels is a family owned business and the team is made up of local people who have a passion for delivering the freshest mussels to the customers. The Pelorus Sound provides a perfect environment for the sustainable farming & harvesting of delicious, healthy Greenshell Mussels. Open all year round on Thursday – Sunday 11 am – 3pm. Friday night is takeout night until 8 pm. Call ahead or order at the Tasting Room.