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The Quay Restaurant

) #4 of 103 Restaurants in Whangarei $$ - $$$ , European,
31 Quayside | Whangarei's Waterfront, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-430 2628
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“gnocchi” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
31 Quayside | Whangarei's Waterfront, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 331 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a lovely setting right on the water, the service was very good. The pizza bread was huge but I suppose when you are paying $17 you would expect to it to be large. There wasn't a huge main course menu but then sometime...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic venue, great food and excellent service. Well worth a visit, spinach gnocchi with the mushroom ragout was stunning. Great wine matches also 10/10

Thank Pressy72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch after doing the Hatea Loop. Food and the service was fantastic,the staff were very attentive and friendly and it is wheelchair accessible would highly recommend the Quay.We had fish and chips and they were divine.

Thank Angie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a party of 8 we dined at No 8 - the Asian Fusion restaurant opposite and jointly owned. We decided let's head over to The Quay for coffee and desserts. As I mentioned there were 8 adults - some looking forward to special coffees,...More

Thank VeeNZed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, although quite bustling and a little noisy. Was there with a group of six, and we all had excellent meals. On the more expensive side, but given how nice they were have rated 5 stars.

Thank GrahamAK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the Quay is fantastic - you can sit on the deck and pass the day/evening away watching the boats coming and going. The food, service, atmosphere, wine selection is all very good.

Thank dulcie164
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After doing thetown basin walk we stopped in here for dinner. The service staff were inviting and attentive during our meal. The ambiance was nice, and the food was nice also. Nothing was really special, but was a very nice place to have a good...More

Thank deejay6669
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Big family - 8 adults - Sunday brunch at The Quay. We reserved a table, with high chair in advance. Minimal wait for table staff to arrive to take our orders. Even asked if baby would like anything. All meals came out together and table...More

Thank Headsgirl
Reviewed 17 July 2017

great service and food with a nice walk after your meal of the shops. great value for money and god selection of food

Thank trainman164
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Right in the heart of the town basin is this humming gem . It has gone through a few ownerships, with the latest revampkng the inside. Lovely outdoor seating in all weathers looking right down on the quay. Very diverse food and drinks menu. A...More

Thank lulu1106
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Teresa I
10 July 2017|
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Response from Jenny T | Reviewed this property |
Best ask the restaurant direct as I merely reviewed after we ate there. Highly recommend however!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Quayside | Whangarei's Waterfront, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-430 2628
  • E-mail
Cafe resturant and bar New Zealand Cuisine smart casual dining on the waterfront
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