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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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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Well .. we had a terrific, friendly experience here ... the food was great and we felt so welcomed by Tara and Chef Devon .. highly recommended as a great breakfast outing ... thank you for making it special for us.

1  Thank carolyn c
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Came here for brunch with my partner, food was brought to our table fairly quickly but overall rather disappointing. I had the chicken burger which I didn't much care for, was bland and the aioli they served with it (and with the fries) tasted strongly...More

2  Thank Angiee1624
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This place seems busy... if you want food you have to go to the counter to order and in our case we had to queue for a while. We both had eggs benedict - it was good but not great. The eggs were good -...More

Thank Chelchel1234
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had breakfast at the Riverside and the menu was plentiful, service quick and efficient and staff able to assist with a choice recommendation and all outside in the beautiful fresh air.

Thank alig6336
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a great place to sit outside and watch the people and boats go by. We had two coffees and a huge tasty yogurt and nut scone. The service was pleasant and quite quick. The food looked nice on other tables. A nice setting...More

1  Thank old_romantics_2000
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Could not fault anything about my experience here. Eggs benedict was cooked perfectly, the meals I saw on other tables all looked delicious. Really friendly and bubbly staff. Quick service especially for a busy Saturday lunch. Highly recommended

Thank Jea M
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is always good for a snack or lunchtime meal. The menu is varied and suites most tastes. The snacks are just right for any time of the day and breakfast dishes are very welcome. The outlook is good the atmosphere relaxing and the...More

Thank johnamason
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a great spot to have breakfast down on the river next to the Marina. The service was very prompt and the food was excellent. 100% recommend.

Thank NicholasH1590
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The Riverside Cafe in the Town Basin at Whangarei is a great place to have lunch - wonderful ambiance (overlooking the moored yachts and launches) attentive and friendly wait staff and a great choice of either cabinet food or from their blackboard menu. Service was...More

Thank Q2272BZpeterb
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A lovely almost colonial setting and ambience with great coffee on a winterless far North sunny day.

Thank peterneilson344
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, 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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