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The Quay

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” (29 reviews)
“gnocchi” (15 reviews)
“pizza” (30 reviews)
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Bar, International, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
31 Quayside | Whangarei's Waterfront, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quay is a good spot for sit-out dining. My potato and ricotta gnocchi was delicious. The plates of protein being delivered from lamb to pork belly to salmon all looked yummy.

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can confirm all the good things that other reviewers have said about this restaurant. Service, food and location are all top notch.

Thank JOHN G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and amazing service, definitely my favourite cafe on the waterside. We will definitely be revisiting. Thanks guys!

Thank Shiriya B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Up in Whangarei staying at Distinction Hotel, it is a short and pleasant walk around the marina to Quay restaurant. Phoned to book for 8pm at 6.30, they could take us at 8.30pm, which suited fine and was appreciated at reasonably short notice. Seated on...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great location, great service staff and a great kitchen team. The menu suits the location the food was faultless. The restaurant runs like a well oiled machine, eat here!

Thank Mischa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Top notch wine list and menu. Cam recommend the salmon and gnocchi. Wait staff really friendly and efficient

Thank Ali G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed lunch at the Quay. Great food. Best location in Whangarei, right on the water. Very friendly staff, and great value for your money. Definitely go there again.

Thank mrosebryant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very lovely restaurant by the water at The Basin in Whangarei. The ambiance both inside and out is wonderful. The meals- duck and lamb were cooked to perfection. The staff as usual very helpful and friendly. If it’s good weather book on the marina...More

Thank Salyz44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very friendly and relaxed dining experience. The staff are extremely helpful and it is good value for money.

Thank Travelsnake53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant! The food was delicious, the service was excellent and the location convenient.

Thank O_Norton
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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$12 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
Restaurant and bar New Zealand Cuisine smart casual dining on the waterfront craft beers and international wines
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