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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” (31 reviews)
“gnocchi” (15 reviews)
“pizza” (42 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, International, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Quayside | Whangarei's Waterfront, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 465 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has gone ahead in leaps and bounds since the change in ownership a brand a couple of years ago. The menu is extensive, catering to all tastes and dietary requirements. You can have an elaborate 3 course meal, cafe style food, or choose...More

Thank LeroyBrown26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service, outstanding food and great ambiance. What more can I say. I had the lamb, which was delicious. I will definitely be back. I truly recommend this restaurant.

Thank scutty1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun local bar. Pizza was average at best, Calamari diner meal was tasty, wife’s salad with calamari was ok. Desert was very tasty, kids loved it. Hi more for the location and vibe, than food.

Thank Lance L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this place often. We like the food, service, location and atmosphere. This place always seems busy and vibrant when we visit. We sat outdoors this time round for dinner. It was warm and it was a full restaurant. There were three of us...More

Thank Preston H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch, on our way through town. This was an excellent choice! The gnocchi was great, and my veggie salad was just as good. Service was quick, despite the full house. My IPA was on of the best that I have...More

Thank Dan468
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch and had the warm vege salad - this was absolutely delicious - highly recommend it if you like this sort of thing! We didn't have much time and the place was busy but the staff let us know the wait time...More

Thank Odette M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a warm welcome and excellent genuine service from very happy staff. I had the black and blue tuna which was exceptional and my sister ordered the chilli pizza. My Tuna was perfectly cooked and partnered with the creme fraiche and seaweed...just delightful. We...More

Thank Krissy v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good but very disappointing meals at expensive prices. Wife had the special cheeseburger... only thing special about it was how plain it was (just bun meat and sauce) and it was $25! Final straw was that we were charged $10 for the water...More

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had eggs Benedict and it wasnt very nice. For a expensive place it could of been better. I have hurd very good things and i will have to come back and try again.

Thank 887breeannab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Meal was lovely, staff were very friendly. Atmosphere good. Desserts were a big let down!!!! Mains nice but overpriced.

Thank JKaipo
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Teresa I
10 July 2017|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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