We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fat Camel Restaurant

12 Quality Street | Walk through from Cameron or Vine Streets, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 0831
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (47 reviews)
“pita pocket” (20 reviews)
“salads” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
12 Quality Street | Walk through from Cameron or Vine Streets, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (519)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 506 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

'fat camel' is a nice a la vista kind of bistro-type place with levantic middle eastern dishes made by israeli chefs. it has a family&friend kind atmosphere; the portions are generous with quality ingredients. my falafel had a peanutty taste as had the hummus and...More

Thank manfred h
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A restaurant worth repeat visits. Vegetarian choices are plenty. One of the best falafel serving places. Falafel wrap is yummy. Actually, one is spoilt for choice. Friendly staff. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. - 7 days a week. Moderately priced. Family friendly.

Thank Raja R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I almost always only get the baklava here. While I am sure the portion size has decreased over time, it's very tasty.

Thank tg034
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An Israeli cafe with super fresh food at reasonable prices. I honestly thought it was going to be the typical kebab meat off of a rotisserie but I was treated to food that is much more delicious. I have a big appetite so I was...More

Thank sami178
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere and handy to central city, nice selection, good food, good service and great prices to boot.

Thank theresaandross
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the Quality Street Arcade, in the heart of the Whangarei CBD, the Fat Camel is a small licenced restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating. The theme here is Israeli food. Perfect for parties of 2-4 people. We love coming here on our work lunchbreaks -...More

Thank DanCollett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and great service ... Situated in quiet leasant courtyard ... yummy Mediterranean morsels ... a fav go to restaurant.

Thank LinleyG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE went to this restaurant on the recommendation of trip advisor. Ambience was average. Waiting staff very friendly. Menu reasonable with variety. Quality of food ok but not very tasty. I was very excited about going to Fat Camel but came half satisfied.

Thank sisira28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fat Camel is much more than a little cafe. It's location provides both cosy indoor and outdoor seating and the selection of Middle Eastern foods is large enough to make me want to come back every time I visit Whangarei, just to try a...More

Thank AskDrN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No your not going to eat camel - this food is interesting and yummy. Go for lunch and try when you walk into this cafe all you smell is yummy food try it today

Thank Kristi24_13
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Turmeric Indian Whangarei
120 reviews
.01 km away
Shiraz Indian Restaurant walton street
276 reviews
.11 km away
La Familia
107 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Town Basin
466 reviews
.53 km away
Claphams Clocks - The National Clock Museum
129 reviews
.51 km away
Quarry Arts Centre
35 reviews
.92 km away
Burning Issues Gallery
15 reviews
.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Fat Camel staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Meals
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
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
  • E-mail
Description
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing