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The Quay


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Restaurant and bar New Zealand Cuisine smart casual dining on the waterfront craft beers and international wines
US$11 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, International, European, New Zealand
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoyed our meals here, can feel a tad expensive but we have never had problems with food or staff, great place to eat. I usually go for the gnocchi but had pizza this time and loved it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lauragT6773BD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just decided to roll in on a whim on Waitangi Day for dinner. Service was excellent, the food superb. More than that though, the enthusiasm the staff had for the restaurant, the owners and their vision was brilliant and informative. Farm to table ownership...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 16grantm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And enjoyable meal at this Restuarant , pleasant staff and although a little noisy we were partly outside which helped

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank neil2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Late lunch with a big group and very busy. So given that, the time taken was fine. The service was reasonable also - everyone pleasant. The price of the food for lunch was high. When full, the restaurant is very noisy (lots of hard surfaces...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Latenighter2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good old Kiwi Kai Fish & chips staff great, good menu, plenty to choose from, great service.lovely view of the inlet and yachts. Child friendly

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kiwibird53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we only ordered the one pizza between us, as although it was spectacular, one each would have been way too much for a lunchtime for us. Great location where we sat outside & enjoyed the harbour view.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RogerH1000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast at The Quay when we were passing through Whangarei. I was very impressed with the friends and attentive service we received. We had a great table outside near the water so great outlook. My crepes were dam tasty and my husband enjoyed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PetrinaSmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here twice and twice the same good experience. Great food, reasonable priced. Great service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IrisV1308
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was pumping but still had attention to detail. Water bought to the table and drink order was taken in a a few moments. The waitress came back to order food. Ordered a couple of things because i really wanted to try a deep...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank genspies2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We two dined out to celebrate our anniversary, a little cautious after a bad experience years ago and under different management. We had checked the menu out on line so had a realistic expectation of the food on offer and the prices. The restaurant was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Teresa I
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Response from MDove359 | Reviewed this property |
Wot a Shame I have had some wonderful Meals at The Quay,Lucnches and Dinner.I am disappointed that a Booking We had for Dinner had been Bumped by another Group.I strongly recommend Quay Management Change how you are handling... More
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