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Fat Camel

12 Quality Street | Walk through from Cameron or Vine Streets, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 0831
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (49 reviews)
“pita pocket” (24 reviews)
“lamb pie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Quality Street | Walk through from Cameron or Vine Streets, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd always heard great things about this restaurant and eventually got to visit for lunch. We were not disappointed, Lamb & Hummus platter was delicious as well as the various salads. We'll definitely be back!

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered the chicken pita and it was amazing, fresh herbs and vegetables with perfectly seasoned chicken. I was welcomed ino the resteraunt by a happy waiter and that topped off my experience I'm definitely going back . 5 stars.

Thank spenttomuch21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The crowds at lunch speak for itself but this slowed the service but an understandable situation. Packed both inside and out, the latter despite the rain. Large selection of food, and generous portions. Middle eastern food for the uninitiated - delish! And great coffee.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off at The Fat Camel yesterday afternoon and had a delicious deconstructed spicy chicken salad. The owner was so helpful,friendly and accommodating; we will most definitely be back. Due to dietary requirements they were able to offer GF options and my blueberry friand...More

Thank Merle K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice meal but we waited 2 hours for meal and wish there was more vegeterian options. Large meals for a good price.

Thank 887breeannab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were attracted to Fat Camel Cafe when staying on the Tutukaka Coast and their ad in the local magazine. As vegans a Falafel platter is always attractive. The falafel & hummus were very tasty but the various salads did not seem fresh and a...More

Thank SusanK1951
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a birthday. Great service and food. .been there again since then and the place is still the same. .hasn't dropped it's standards. ..the prices was not expensive for the authentic food served

Thank trainman164
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the falafels and hummus platter which I really enjoyed. The falafels were flavoursome without being over the top and were perfectly cooked. The hummus was supper smooth and there was tonnes of it. Good value and loads of options on the menu.

Thank TravellingTurtles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went back yesterday for a takeaway Pita pocket. While it was nice was disappointed that they had changed their ingredients from years ago. A smear of hummus, small amount of tabbouleh and beetroot, lots of coleslaw yuk where did that come from, and drenched in...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the place basing on tripadvisor reviews and didnt regret it. Food is great, we enjoyed it. Note that plates are really big, if you want to have desserts, go for pockets, they are reasonable size. Service was good and we didnt have to...More

Thank fanga607
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Quality Street | Walk through from Cameron or Vine Streets, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 0831
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Casual dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner, cafe with off street outdoor seating. Fresh, healthy and tasty Israeli food. Plenty to offer no matter what your dietary requirements, be it meat lover, vegetarian, vegan, or gluten free. Friendly atmosphere, counter service during the day and waiter service from 6pm. Park in Vine Street Car-park or on Cameron and walk through to Quality Street.
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