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Saby's Kitchen

8 The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 4566
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“side salad” (2 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
8 The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here for a meal off the cuff. Totally recommend. The food was delicious, good wine, lovely evening. Waitress was really friendly. Try, you will not regret it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jolleyemma
Reviewed 4 days ago

1 night in Whitianga in November as part of a holiday in New Zealand with my partner. Food here was amazing, really high quality and very good value. Waiter was excellent, very friendly. I would definitely recommend eating here.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The mains were good but the desserts were average. The staff were friendly perhaps a little bit slow serving. Overall okay.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Waltersj1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an impromptu date night with the hubby and decided to go to Saby's Kitchen. Was not disappointed!!! We have been here once before and food was so good 😋 Just as good 2nd time round. Lovely young waitress on called Scarlett that was chatting...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank shalsteve
Storyteller816539, Manager at Saby's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Shalsteve, Thank you for your positive review. We are so happy to read about your incredible dining experience at our restaurant, and we look forward to serving you again very soon! Respectfully, Abhi

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and Scarlett, our waitress was so cool, funny and helpful - made our evening. Not sure why we got stared at from the maitre de, maybe security?

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nera12344
Storyteller816539, Owner at Saby's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nera, it sounds like you had wonderful dine experience here at sabys. We apologies for any shortfalls and they will be addressed. We hope we can earn the fifth star of your next visit. Respectfully, Saby

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing! Let’s get started on our server sally (I hope I spelt right). She was funny, charismatic and really passionate about the food she was serving. A professional and an absolute joy to have her serve us. When we first got to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jessica_william01
Storyteller816539, Manager at Saby's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI Jessica, we highly appreciate and thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant! Your comments are extremely valuable and we are so pleased to know you enjoyed your stay. Respectfully, Abhi

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner whilst spending the weekend in Whitianga. The service was wonderful, the staff were always smiling, and seemed to genuinely enjoy serving you. My partner had the Eye fillet, and it was delicious, as was my roasted duck. The apple rhubarb crumble...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Navigate63107813247
Storyteller816539, Manager at Saby's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review of sabys. We are so happy you thoroughly enjoyed your dining experience and we sincerly look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Respectfully, Abhi

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looked like a good place from the outside. Unfortunately the service staff were either new, or need training. They were polite, but quiet, and explained nothing about the menu. The wine we ordered was out of stock, so we were offered something else, that was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Uskiwibloke
Storyteller816539, Manager at Saby's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your valued review of sabys kitchen. While we are glad you enjoyed the meal, we regret learning that other aspects fell short of expectations. Whitianga is seasonal town and we have to get support from casual staff in summer. At the moment...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out standing food & service. I highly recommended coming here. I will be back here. Great view off the beach. The steak was beautiful

Date of visit: November 2018
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Storyteller816539, Manager at Saby's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review regarding our food and service. We sincerely appereciate all of your amazing words regarding your dining experience, and we already look forward to welcoming you back very soon for another memorable dinner. Respectfully, Abhi

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best steaks we've ever had. Tender, perfectly seasoned, cheaper and tastier than the usual $40 steaks found most places now.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Compass13642369936
Storyteller816539, Manager at Saby's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazing review regarding our food pricing. We are thrilled to read about your enjoyable dining experience, and we look forward to serving you again very soon. Respectfully, Abhi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
4:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
4:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
4:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
4:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 4566
  • E-mail
Description
Saby's kitchen is a family dine in restaurant in whitianga which serves Nz and european food . While dine in you can also enjoy the marina view.
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