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Riverside Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Town Basin 14 Quayside, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-430 0467
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“eggs benedict” (13 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Town Basin 14 Quayside, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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21 - 30 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Lovely location and friendly staff. I dined with a family group of 5 and 4 of us had the eggs benedict which was good in that it was tasty and a very generous serving size but not so good in that it was served a...More

Thank kristabel2016
Reviewed 18 February 2018

- we were looking for a nice place for lunch while waiting for our bus and loved this place. - the portions are really generous for the price. - loved the kumara fries and also the muffin from the cabinet.

Thank swisskiwii
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This was our first experience dinning here and we were not disappointed. For those with a larger appetite I recommend the Big Kiwi Breakfast. They were very accomodating with my request for a half serving of Eggs Benedict, which I must add was outstanding. The...More

Thank mysistersam
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped there for breakfast, an omelet with 3 eggs, salmon and spinach and a caramel walnut tart (tasty) + 2 large flat whites. Coffees were really good, omelet could be better with some more herbs and a creamy sauce.

Thank Arash V
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Nice food and drinks in lovely surroundings by the marina. I would like to mention that I was very impressed with the table staff member who was so polite, friendly and efficient.

Thank ScandinavianKiwi
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The view of the harbour is lovely. The service was good and the food was tasty. The food was an excellent quality and temperature. There was a great assortment of choices.

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Well we were delighted with this cafe, staff were friendly, we ordered pancakes wow I don’t eat these very often, but these were delicious. Fluffy, with berries and Maple syrup and cream. Could of had a bit more cream but fantastic. Berry smoothie, yummo. My...More

Thank KBW23
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Eating in this cafe/restaurant is always a pleasure. Compliments to the Chef & his team and compliments to the front of house & waiting staff - you rock!

Thank Cantabperson
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch as we were exploring the Town Basin and liked that we could sit outside and see the water. We each ordered the mussel chowder and split the fries. The chowder was very rich and creamy. After we'd both...More

Thank Ash P
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to come down to the Town Basin and was really happy with the overall feel of the area. Looked at quite a few places and noticed that this cafe was quite busy and took that as an indication of a suitable place to...More

Thank bsmurray
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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