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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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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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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

7 of us rocked up for a full brekky and were more than accommodated. Food was fantastic as was the service!

Thank sarahmR9877QI
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

After scouting out a place to have lunch we decided on Riverside as it looked family friendly. I walked in with my wife and a 2 year old. 2 waitresses walked past without acknowledging me. No help was offered. Even at a counter service restaurant...More

Thank chrisg276rec
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Prompt service despite the crowd. Coffee was good. Between us we had the 3-egg omelette, the creamy mushrooms, scrambled eggs and hot chips. Well presented and filling meal.

Thank NZJaxC
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch at the Riverside Cafe where we enjoyed the generous pasta, salmon, Thai beef and burger meals. Great service as well.

Thank W7029BNchrist
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great coffee and food. Return visit was great. As busy as it was they accommodated us without issue. Great service!

Thank Teammambo
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I travel with my stomach. My wife travels with her eyes. We'd come to the Whangarei Town Basin to catch the Jo Hardy Retrospective- Not Now Apocalypse at the Art Museum. I knew we'd be spending some serious time at the exhibition and felt I...More

1  Thank PerfectStrangerNZ
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a order at the counter cafe. Water was self service. We ordered the seafood chowder, which arrived promptly with garlic bread. It was $14, and was very tasty and filling. I had a house Chardonnay which was very acceptable, and my partner had...More

1  Thank KerryHannam
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Good cafe in an excellent location. Nice outdoor sitting option. Attractive cabinet food that tasted as good as it looked. All this washed down with a cup of good coffee made for an excellent experience. Serving staff were friendly and attentive s well.

1  Thank jtehlor
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We went for lunch my husband he really wanted a white bread sandwich which they d not do so he decided on a coconut, chocolate and berry muffin it was divine, I had cream cheese and lashings of cold smoked salmon was the best, coffee...More

1  Thank 3,792,015
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a popular restaurant. Great breakfast selection. In door and out door table options. Helpful staff. Not a lot of nearby parking, but was okay on this week day.

Thank John L
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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
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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