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European, New Zealand
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Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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All reviews three course meal lamb snapper set menu small restaurant fine dining eye fillet excellent food and great service special night changed hands nice dinner a great evening dining experience great restaurant fish of the day mains presentation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have alwsys loved dining at Tonic. The food is delicious with excellent customer services, wine selections are fantastic. If you have gourmet taste and food lover, Tonic is must visit in Whangarei.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 30 April 2021

The meal l had was lamb, it was ok, but l would suggest the chef try it, because there wasn’t a lot of flavour, my friends meal was the fish, potato stack was cold, very small portion, she also said it was okay, the service...was good and setting very nice, this meal could have been so much better with a little more attention, when you are paying 38 dollars, the meat should melt in your mouth and very tasty,More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 22 April 2021

So nice to go to a local restaurant in Whangarei and find everything to our satisfaction. Food , wine, music and service. The Hapuka was perfectly cooked, generous, with a delightful blend of flavours. Lamb was excellent. Everything was superb. To Chef, kitchen and staff,...thank you for a job very well done .More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 19 April 2021 via mobile

We booked for the Sunday night set menu. We went for the 3 course menu. Loved the choices and the food was beautiful. Each course size was just perfect for us and we left satiated but not overfull. We also matched the meal with lovely...wines.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 28 February 2021

We were so glad the we had booked the night before - it was crowded. A broad venue, excellent food and great service. definitely a place we would go back to.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 2 February 2021

Lovely clean tidy dining, great attentive service, fantastic entrees, but woefully small mains portion wise left you feeling famished. Such a disappointment as everythig did set up for a great night out, with the entrees a fantastic tempter, but the mains a let down in...size and presentation.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 25 December 2020

Xmas eve catchup with family that was a special treat.. Pleasant surrounds,great atmosphere,excellent service and really tasty food... Not a large eatery so booking would be smarter than just rolling up,but you may get lucky.. Thank you people for a really great evening.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 17 December 2020 via mobile

Haven't been to Tonic since it changed hands as I was put off by the reviews. After seeing reviews change we decided to go for dinner. We werent disappointed, everything was superb. Highly recommend the cheesecake which youd think would be fairly standard but it...was so light, creamy and flavorful and the berry sorbet was packed with beautiful, fresh flavour. Service was outstanding too. Will definitely be returning.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 29 November 2020 via mobile

Every course was excellent. From the Prawn entree , the Eye fillet and the desserts. Our dining experience was a pure pleasure. Thank you to the entire team from the warm reception when phoning for the booking, the kitchen staff and the waiting staff. Superb

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 29 October 2020

Delicious quality food and great service, I wouldn't hesitate to take clients, family and friends here. Served quickly, presented beautifully and tasted amazing. Met the owner and he's an absolute delight! Love this place!

Date of visit: October 2020
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30 November 2017|
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Response from Leone B | Reviewed this property |
Usually consists of an entree, mains & desert Haven't partaken of that option for a while used to be $38 per head from memory.. Have to say all we can manage is usually 2 courses only
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Tonic Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4