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Australian, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 4 June 2023

It’s a hidden gem for sure, went two nights in a row. Fish was cooked to perfection, decent size of chips and a nice fresh side salad!! Will definitely be back and be recommending others to this awesome little place. Also has sea views, it...has an outdoor sitting area which was great to take our dog too!!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 3 May 2023

great spot but bar staff were very rude the service was crap food was ok but would not go there again.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 12 January 2023

Were staying locally so decided to try here for lunch. Didn't realise opened at 12pm but arrived at 12.08pm but door was locked. Lady inside opened it and begrudgingly said hello when I did. We walked inside thinking we would get taken to a table...or at least acknowledged by someone as the door opener had walked off. The bar lady who turned her back on us. The first lady pushed past us to put out the flag and then with us standing there like idiots walked past us went into the bar and also turned her back on us. So rude. We walked out hungry and spent our money elsewhere so can't comment on the food but if the customer service is the guide... who knows - I've put average for the food because I had to put something to write this review.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 4 February 2022

Really good club type meals. Great value and friendly service. Try the seafood pizza it’s great. We enjoyed all of our meals.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 28 March 2021 via mobile

Nice spot to relax and enjoy the view. Cool beer on a sunny day. Tables available outside next to the road overlooking the ocean.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 7 March 2020

Yummy coffee and cake. Good service. Sat on deck keeping an eye on Boat at floating dock while relaxed.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 9 February 2020

Paid $28 for a steak that you couldn't cut with the wooden cutlery. Broke 2 forks trying to cut it. They would only cook the steak medium ... how lazy is that!! Chips were cold. Very disappointed in the meal. We have been there twice...recently and the 1st experience wasn't much better. We won't be returning.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 10 January 2020 via mobile

To all Europeans: this is not better then any fast food junk you know!! Fish and chips and bad sirloin steak! No other option around 5 km, better take the car!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

I had my usual long black hot water on side ordered his house specisl toasted Croque Forestierre very yummy toasted with mushrooms very filling with side greens i love this place delicious food great coffee quiet with great service checkout the menu pic

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

Really popular and for good reason, if you can nab a table on the deck and enjoy the view as well as the food. The gluten free options are very limited but I really enjoyed the mussels (for the last time - had an appalling...experience with mussels elsewhere after this). My friends enjoyed their fish and chips, and we all would happily return.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 May 2019

Very busy restaurant and interesting motto they have as above! great harbour view before sunset, waiting time slightly long but just nice to go with a cold beer!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

We stopped in for a nice lunch. I had fish and chips and my wife had a burger, we enjoyed both. There were also pizzas available and they looked good too. There was quite a crowd there but the food still came out quickly. The...menu is on the blackboard so I presume it changes regularly.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Consistently good meals. The best dining in Whangaroa. Some nights they have a roast dinner. Desserts are available.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had dinner here, great fish and chips and a couple of pints. The food was excellent and the staff was really friendly, had a good experience here.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere ! Love the scene from the deck . Aesome coffee and food . Massive plates and it appears loads of care has gone into it. Not too far off the main road. So worth the break and time

Date of visit: December 2017
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don't know if they are open on Christmas day! but most likely you would have to if they are open! super friendly staff so give them a ring!
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WHANGAROA CAFE AND BISTRO - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

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Yes, Whangaroa Cafe and Bistro offers takeaway services.

Whangaroa Cafe and Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5