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206 Beach Road | Onerahi, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-436 2985
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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
206 Beach Road | Onerahi, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went along to Top sail after not having been for a couple of years. We started with the fish cakes for entree, which were pretty average to be honest- quite bland- we felt we do better at home. My Pheasant was pretty good, especially the...More

Thank Duntee11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all enjoyed a lovely set menu for a family celebration - the duck was very popular, and VERY yummy!

Thank Maree B
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

After hearing a lot of good about Topsail I was quite disappointed. I don't mind having few options as a vegetarian, as long as the one you do offer is worth. I got a curry pie which was 'nice'. Tasted like a can of chickpeas...More

Thank Pepijn L
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Thank you Debbie for such an incredible meal!! Your cosmopolitan is delicious, the food was amazing, and the birthday platter you made for me was perfection! Thank you for making my birthday so special!!

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We make a point of getting here when ever we can. Tonight we celebrated 3x family 60ths. Had high expectations and the crew once again exceeded them all. Absolutely recommend for a night of fine dining.. Thank you...

Thank haydyn2015
Reviewed 1 May 2018

could not fault a thing food and service was very good a lovely restaurant with sea views. will visit again.

Thank johndaviddouglas
Reviewed 16 April 2018

A small, quirky little place, perched atop Onerahi Yacht Club. Popular and with limited seating, we had heard it was best to book early so we did so - a month in advance! First impressions were good, with lovely views at our window table as...More

Thank HKG2301
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The beef tartar was incredible- I was sad I shared it with my partner! For mains we had the lamb and the the Bale (vegetarian dish) both were so tasty we couldn’t stop eating despite being full. Lovely atmosphere and beautiful view!

Thank Atravellee
Reviewed 16 March 2018

After many years of living in Whangarei I was very excited to finally visit Top Sail. The reviews online were positive and a few friends who had been all raved about how delicious the food was. We arrived and were shown to our table to...More

Thank B_ryceeeeee
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We booked a table of 11 for my dad's 60th. The menu we chose was the 3 course set menu for $75. The food was outstanding! Appetizers mains and desserts impressed even my dad who is picky. My brother in laws almost fought over the...More

Thank Kimberley G
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11 February 2016|
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Response from Patrick C | Reviewed this property |
By the way i forgot that my first job in Whangarei was at Top Sail cafe more than 20 years ago and i at the time was getting tips in my hand which was unheard of here so please cut me some slack i am not the enemy. I hope it... More
Jacqui P
28 February 2015|
Response from Patrick C | Reviewed this property |
Sadly enough there isn't any restaurant in Whangarei who are better than that. Travel a bit world wide and even in N.Z. and will see that it is just a joke for that amount of money. There is a big wide world over there... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Beach Road | Onerahi, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-436 2985
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