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US$9 - US$22
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews falafel pita pocket lamb pasta salad israeli food quality street great coffee lunch or dinner love this place fantastic food platter cafe yum nz vegan takeaway
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Reviewed yesterday

I am a bit biased as I love Turkish food! The service was quick, and meal delicious. and perfect size. Lovely decor, staff were happy and helpful. Restaurant was clean. What's not to like?

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner and breakfast the next day at this very good restaurant /cafe Extensive Middle Eastern menu , friendly service - sometimes a bit stretched as the place seems very popular and get very full . Large servings and food delicious Would definitely visit again...if in WhangareiMore

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 1 April 2021

We were not disappointed. The food was fresh and tasty. The coffee was excellent and the service top notch.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 13 March 2021

We were recommended to this restaurant by a local and were so pleased we took the good advice. The food was incredibly tasty and really good value. The hummus is the best I have ever tasted. Great service and friendly staff. Definitely to be recommended.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 15 January 2021

Amazing food, always our go-to for any family visiting... healthy & delicious. Staff are always lovely. Well priced. Clean restaurant if you are eating in. So lucky to have this place in our town.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 10 January 2021 via mobile

The Chicken Shawarma Pita is amazing!! Highly recommend this place located so nicely on Whangarei’s Quality Street. Great customer service and extremely kind employees.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 10 January 2021 via mobile

Visited after being recommended by regulars and was not disappointed. Portion size was great for price and lots of meat and vege. Enjoyed my meal.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 5 January 2021

I have had two meals there on recent holiday. The meze plate - lots of delicious pickles, dolmades,labneh- love this cheese - new for me!, homemade hummus and other tasty bites. Ad also had a chicken schnitzel pita. The pita was very satisifying - chicken...was yum, the hummus, salads great.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 26 December 2020 via mobile

We have been coming to the Fat Camel for years and have never been disappointed. Having spent a few weeks in Israel (and having gone there for the food) we know what good Israeli food tastes like and this is right up there with that,...hands down it’s the best Israeli food in NZ. We’re not from Whangarei but whenever we’re in the region, we go out of our way to go to ‘The Carmel’. Our recommendation is to get the lamb pita- always delicious, filled with pickled veges, hummus and lamb, there’s no doubt you can’t get a better meal in Whangarei!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 23 December 2020

The Israeli food here was so good that we went back twice on one day. Having lived in the Middle East I am a fan of Lebanese and Israeli food, I have yet to find anyone who makes falafel, tabouli, and hummus in Christchurch. And...as a vegan I was more than happyMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Yes, Fat Camel offers takeaway services.

Yes, Fat Camel offers delivery services.

Fat Camel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5