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$4 - $28
CUISINES
Barbecue, Grill, Mongolian, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 21 April 2023

Went to this place for dinner, it was pretty much bare. No food in the Bain marie. No soup, no buns. When they finally filled 2 of the appetizers, the chicken nuggets were very hard and it took at least 20mins for them to even...bring it out. There were no fruits, salads or veges in the Bain Marie's either. This place has gone downhill, use to be a great place to dine with the previous owners. Now, it's just not worth spending money there. One of the worst, if not THE WORST restaurant in whangarei. Highly disappointed! Would NOT RECOMMEND!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2022

Ideal for groups as everyone chooses exactly what they want and how much they want to eat. Discount for gold card holders. Special deals if it is a birthday. Fixed price so no surprises on the bill at the end. Very tasty and fresh.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 20 August 2022

Big family of 12 adults 10 children I'm very disappointed and disgusted with the quality and service from gangys in Whangarei . At the start is very unorganised the food went to wrong tables was burnt some tasted off not a very good experience at...all myself and other people from my family experienced sore stomachs with loose bowel movements very shortly after eating one of our family members didn't even get their plate till 5 minutes before we were leaving very disappointing a lot of money spent for nothingMore

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 23 March 2022

Was recommended by fiends to check this place out, liked their concept and variety of food choices they offer, think I got the recipe right when making my own dish. Drink was served pretty quick with smile, Waitress were always around to help when we...weren't sure what to do. Everyone of us enjoyed our night and will definitely be back sometime soon.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 5 January 2022

Good kai as always... however, the lady behind the counter is so rude. Have had 2 bad encounters eith her on 2 separate occasions. Will not be going back willingly.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 21 February 2021

Great place to eat, pick the food that you like give it to the chef and he cooks it the way you like it. This place was great for us as I cant have spicy foo, but my husband love's spicy food so it was...the best of both worlds. We will go back next time we are up that way.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 19 July 2020

Excellent place for a party - choose your own menu - eat at your own pace - go back for more if you wish! Service excellent - set price - excellent value

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 8 July 2020 via mobile

Gengys was a great place to have dinner, we also had a large group and they managed to accomodate us last minute, the food was really fresh and the place was super clean. It was a new experience for us, putting all the meat and...veg on your plate and they cook it in front of you. We had a big group and they were busy so it was hard to get everybody at the table together by the time they had cooked it, that was the only downfall, but a smaller group would be great. We would recommend Gengys Whangerei as a great place to eat.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 13 January 2020

Great fun watching people put together their unique dinner which is cooked to perfection every time. Starters and desserts are also great

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 12 January 2020

When visiting this restaurant, you'd better arrive early, for even though it closes at 9pm, it will only have customers come to 8pm to guarantee that everyone of then is catered for. Many options for all to create their own noodle dishes, great service, dessert...included at reasonable prices.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 December 2019

After booking for a large group, and travelling over an hour and a half to get there on time, we all got to the restaurant a little over 15 minutes before our booking, time. The young female worker was very polite and catered to our...needs throughout the evening, the chefs were amazing and very professional, they were awesome to the younger members of our group and made them feel special and grown up, the food was fresh and plentiful, and cooked to perfection. The only problem I had was the manager, she didn’t want to seat us earlier, then when our tables were ready, another group entered the same time as us, when we were getting showed to our tables she came over and said we needed to pay before we could sit down, i asked her why that was, to which she replied, “because you have such a large group”. I then said “that other group that have just been shown to their tables is just a big as ours and they arent paying”! I ended up telling her I’’d pay when we’d finished our meals, unless she was going to get the other group to come up and pay for theirs before they ate too. She had no answer to that and walked away, visibly disgruntled with my answer. After our meal I went to the counter to pay, but had to wait while she was on the phone, she didn’t say anything or acknowledge me, one of the chefs came and attended to me, I paid, thanked him, and the other staff members and then turned to the manager and told her she was rude before walking out.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 7 September 2019

Great service as usual, excellent food. we went there as a group of 25+ celebrating our 21st and thoroughly enjoyed it. THANK YOU

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

My family used to love this restaurant... it used to be an amazing dining experience - however things have changed. Late last year we went and while the food was good the service was appalling. My daughter decided she wanted to go there for her...birthday next week so I rang to make a booking as I couldn't do it online. No-one answered so I left a message & marked it as urgent as it was only a week away from the big day. No reply from Gengys... so I rang again the following afternoon & again I left a message marked urgent. No reply again. Then today they ring & have the nerve to tell me they have been trying to get hold of me but nobody has answered their calls. I have checked bith the home phone & my mobile call logs and there has been no missed calls. Is this is the way you treat your customers by lying to them & making them think your tardiness is somehow their fault? I have now booked elsewhere and will not return to Gengys ... ever!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 19 August 2019

Whole restaurant — tables, serveries, toilets — all really clean. Food obviously fresh, and generous. Charming service, good price for a delicious meal. Spacious, warm on a particularly cold night. A great asset to Whangarei eateries!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 9 March 2019 via mobile

Went out tonight for a meal with family would recommend it very good choices of food something for everyone friendly efficient staff

Date of visit: March 2019
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Hi SUPAQT, Thanks for asking this question - we are so sorry that we are only replying now as we have just started engaging our customers online. Our $1 birthday special means you can dine for only $1 on your birthday... More
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GENGY'S, Whangarei - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

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Gengy's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5