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Fat Camel Restaurant

12 Quality Street | Walk through from Cameron or Vine Streets, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 0831
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (44 reviews)
“pita pocket” (20 reviews)
“salads” (18 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 yesterday

We got the falafel plate, falafel pita, pickled plate (onions, olives, cucumbers, sundried tomatoes, artichoke hearts), shakshuka, and combo plate. Hot Tea on a cold night is great, and it was very helpful they were open later in Whangarei. The skhug was cilantro-y- and spicy...More

Thank Gabriel B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely fresh kebabs with original sauces. Falafel was simple but some of the best we've had in the region. Definitely a step up from the usual kebab places. Worth the stop!

Thank ynwanfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The platter was so full of variety and splendid colour,your eyes kept telling me to eat,very tasty,very friendly

Thank johnjU8499QN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to this restaurant. The food was good, was a bit messy to eat but still good. Probably not ideal for big groups as it's not a very big restaurant.

Thank Finz2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was nice, but we wait 50 min for the dinner, two other tables arrived after us and they get the dinner before us and it was exactly the same dish!

Thank Carla B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice quiet atmosphere, good food and coffee!!! Great for place to catch up with friends or family as it is off the beaten track and heaps of seating.

Thank ruakakacamp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a number of times. The food is absolutely delicious. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the place is tidy and clean both inside and out side.

Thank leahbotica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came across this place down an alley glad we did. What I ordered wasn't what I expected but was so delicious. Will visit them again while we are here. Recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty healthy light on your pocket.Vegetarian options devine.Good service.Drop in any time.Delicious.

1  Thank Happygirl1961
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh food and amazingly good coffee. Its an Israeli Cafe that has good food for the vegitarian,meat eaters, gluten free and those with a sweet tooth. I went for the no carb option and was really impressed. Lots of people having a lunch break from...More

Thank Jean C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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