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Riverside Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Town Basin 14 Quayside, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-430 0467
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“eggs benedict” (13 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Town Basin 14 Quayside, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Regularly go here late Sunday afternoon. They are cleaning up, but still cheerful when serving us, plenty of food still available and the drinks as good as usual. Enjoyed the vegetarian muffin very much.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BruceWE
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent breakfast here most memorable creamy mushrooms bacon and added eggs excellent. Big breakfast a hit too without sausages. Tried to return later in the day to find it closing at 4pm AA book stated 5pm close. Shame but the alternative was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anthea L
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We had to wait about five minutes to be served and it was not busy, there were hardly any people there as it was around half two in the afternoon. We ordered two bottles of water and a muffin and it cost $14.70. That means...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AdrianaS6795
Reviewed 30 September 2018

WE have been here a couple of times now when passing through Whangarei. It's a good cafe, consistent with food and coffee quality. We only had coffee and muffins which were very good, but I liked the look of some of the meals coming out!...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wendy1811027
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Came for lunch, no table service you must order your food at the counter. Limited range of cabinet food, mostly paninis. Inside and outdoor seating. The chairs are quite low for the table and I noticed cushions are provided, no doubt to combat the low...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Skin197
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My husband and I have had breakfast here and coffee several times. The food is good and the price is reasonable. The location is also good along the quay.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kim W
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped for breakfast, the service was really fast, friendly and efficient. My daughter had a smoothie and pancakes and I had egg Benedict with salmon. We both liked our Kai and the setting was lovely.:)

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rayanne72
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was a nice place to grab a quick bite to eat. It wasn't expensive and was ideal to have a seat and chill for a bit. The coffee was good and the food was quite nice.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank SamMoz86
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Went for breakfast this morning... uncooked scrambled eggs( I took it back)and a mocha that was too sweet I couldn’t drink it. Why can’t cafes get the basics right. Probably won’t go back. It’s such a shame because the location is awesome.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JackieS3135
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Had a late lunch here, a lovely location. Food ok coffee good and very nice hot chocolate. Thought it was rather pricey.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank retrosoul
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Town Basin 14 Quayside, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-430 0467
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