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31 Quayside | Whangarei's Waterfront, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-430 2628
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant is situated on the Whangarei waterfront overlooking the marina. The service was absolutely faultless and the food was fantastic. A great place to spend a few hours relaxing!

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Thank JanMac76
Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a tasty lunch sitting on the deck watching the boats at the marina. The outlook is stunning when the sun is shinning and there is plenty of action along the quay to watch. The staff are very attentive and the food excellent.

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Thank Hardworkingteacher
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, friendly staff. We had brunch and enjoyed it. It had a nice riverside outlook and it is situated in the town basin. You can pop in for a coffee or a muffin as well as a meal.

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Thank Chelchel1234
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to The Quay as a lunch-stop on a long road-trip. What a fantastic find! Had a really lovely glass of rose and a delicious meal in the outdoor seating. The service was fantastic, and they have clearly spent a lot of time on the decor which is really beautiful. The bathroom is absolutely beautiful which was a great relief... More 

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Thank 190Alexandra
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came here after being recommended by a friend. It was a lovely spot and we sat outside in dappled shade. The brought over some good activities while we were waiting for the kids. The food was delicious!

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Thank Georgina N
Port Vila
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lets be honest. If you have a waterside location, a heritage style building, and a spacious verandah, you're already going to be onto a good thing. These guys add to that an appropriate wood-tone decor, excellent food and stellar staff. We were here for dinner, and with an entree to start we could only just get through our mains. A... More 

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Thank Jared W
Whangarei, New Zealand
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good atmosphere, verandah seating an option. This is great on a sunny day where you can sit, sip your coffee and watch the boats moored at the marina. We stopped there for afternoon tea where all three of us had coffee. We ordered desserts but honestly I wouldn't go back for their dessert. The lemon tart was all sugar. What... More 

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Thank Lin T
Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A party of six had lunch at The Quay on Easter Sunday. The weather was perfect, with families strolling by, having picnics on the lawns and huge overseas yachts moored right beside the dock. The service was a little slow (understandable with such numbers) but to food was great. I have the Ika Mata, a raw fish dish, and my... More 

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Thank Sylvie W
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here 5 times in past few months. Food is awesome. We've had basic fish and chips which was a massive portion, lamb, duck, chicken, sausage....every dish just fabulous. Service so good, just love it!

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Thank Angela R
Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb location coupled with nice folks although bit pricey... enjoyed meal with group of 5 ! Tuna was excellent !!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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
Description
Cafe resturant and bar New Zealand Cuisine smart casual dining on the waterfront

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?