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Quail Cafe

37A Russell Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
+64 9-437 7210
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“quail” (19 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
37A Russell Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is situated just inside the Gardens, food was great, staff really nice, good assortment of food, sit inside or outside, clean and tidy.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Peteh222
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Had a large group cone for a birthday. Loads of yummy delicious food to choose from. I had a real tasty mussel chowder. The coffee was great and the service on what was a wet busy day, was fantastic. Seeming to cope with the pressure....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cafegeoff
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Messaged them beforehand to enquire about vegan catering and was pleased to get a prompt positive response - AND a tasty raw slice and yummy hot chocolate. My companions were very happy with their coffees and cakes too. Prices on par with other cafes but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MainStreetRevelation
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to this place and the menu has been enhanced since our first experience. The staff were very good and welcoming and the food was good, innovative and well presented. The setting is clean and modern with nice views onto a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We arrived just before midday and a lot of the food had already sold out. I had the corn fritters which where good but not outstanding and the coffe was ok. Mum had the Reuben sandwich which was excellent if I return I would be...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TIFFYBrisbane
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Food was a little slow. We had finished our hot drinks before it arrived. Being fair, they were very busy so not marked down for that. Food was delicious when we got it, perfect for the wet day outside. Really nice spot in the quarry...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BruceWE
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Cute little cafe in a gorgeous setting. Great service Lovely food Love the flowers used as table numbers ❤️

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NicolaA2094
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We've been a few times now to this cafe. It has a lovely outlook over the gardens and the baked goods all seem to be homemade. The place was humming yesterday on a Sunday morning - I wonder if anything more can be done to...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank DeborahK765
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

A very different setting to the CBD cafes but otherwise nothing makes it stand out from the rest. In fact I found both lunch food, coffees and service to be very average. Don't get the fuss.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank seadragon99
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Lovely food in beautiful surroundings. Very well presented, quality ingredients and so so tasty. The cakes and muffins are amazing!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Robyn B
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17 March 2018|
Response from Dr Benjamin P | Reviewed this property |
There's a wide range of things, sure to please everyone andprices are resonable in a divine setting.
22 May 2017|
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Response from Lolamcdonald123 | Reviewed this property |
The cafe is nice and warm and cosy we have a daily paper and magazines board games for the kids, We have 2 heat pumps inside. Our all year round hours are 9am - 3pm Wednesday to Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37A Russell Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-437 7210
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