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Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
'DOBRI DOSLI' - WELCOME TO SPLIT Enjoy a tasty cooked meal using fresh local produce and seafood, and succulent New Zealand lamb & beef. There is beer on tap and a range of beautiful New Zealand wines. Whether you are dining with us or simply wish to enjoy the atmosphere, a glass of wine and a delicious mezze platter after work, you are always welcome at Split. The two separate areas within Split, cater for a restaurant dining experience with cocktail bar, or a garden bar with a fun relaxed atmosphere, and a giant screen to entertain if desired. You can find us opposite the Post Office in Rathbone St, Whangarei.
US$11 - US$24
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
European, New Zealand, Bar
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy! A hidden gem in Whangarei... sitting in plain sight. Had a lovely dinner out here tonight. Great food, huge portions, attentive friendly staff with easy smiles, good drink selections also. We chose to sit in the garden bar and it was great, loved the...music selection at a great volume and could easily hold a decent conversation at the same time. The steak was cooked perfectly and the entree was delish. A definite must try if visiting Whangarei.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If someone asks where would you like to go for lunch or dinner of all of the restaurants in Whangarei my choice would be Split. I have never ever ever had a disappointing meal there. It’s not super posh, it’s not set in a beautiful...location but the food speaks for itself. Simply delicious. I had lunch there today Poke - Hawaiian style raw fish - I could have eaten it all again! I really don’t want to go anywhere else because no where is better.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have eaten here a number of times over the past 6 months, the food is well cooked and presented, staff are friendly in well informed as to the menu items,

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 16 February 2021

Hands down best in town. Really good, consistent dishes, menu changes seasonally. Fresh, tasty meals everytime. First choice always and we eat out a lot. Accommodating to kids, owners are awesome. Couldn't reccomend more highly.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 8 February 2021

Simply outstanding from the time we entered the door till we left. The food, service were of a very high standard. Put this place on your must visit list.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 29 January 2021

Great entree and perfect mains, meat was tender, whole dish was full of flavour, and was si well presented, lovely service. Will definately be coming back!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 28 January 2021

Delicious food and great service. Really accommodating staff and the raw fish couldn’t have been better 👍

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 14 January 2021 via mobile

I usually have good food and great service at Split. However, this particular day I was puzzled and disappointed with what I ordered. It was Gurnard and for $28 I thought I would get a nice piece of fillet (at least). What I got were...2 small pieces of fish, about the size of fish fingers! Oh there was plenty of fries and salad. While it was all nice, 2 small pieces of fish not much bigger than fish fingers was NOT worth $28. I was very disappointed. The reason I have given this 4 stars is because my husband had lambs fry and he was very happy with his meal. Now I am very wary about ordering this again.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 30 December 2020 via mobile

The poke and prawn starters were both delicious, followed by an excellent fillet steak, perfectly cooked. Service was great and we also had mojitos which were good. Would definitely go back if we were in Whangarei again

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 24 October 2020

Dined here last night. Just 2 of us. The waiter went out of his way to look after us. The fish of the day was outstanding. The salt and pepper calamari was equally delicious. I’m going to try and replicate the bruschetta when I get...home beautiful We loved this place so much we tried to eat in again tonight but sadly the house was full so had to dine elsewhere. Highly recommend this placeMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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