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No 8 Restaurant and Bar

8 The esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 4566
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (24 reviews)
“salmon” (11 reviews)
“mixed grill” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 The esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted to find this for a special brunch on holiday. The service was great and menu delicious

Thank RebekahB205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I visited here last night on the off chance. We were seated quickly and attentively. The food was fantastic, my daughter commented it was the best steak she'd ever had! I'm glad I didn't read the negative reviews first as I may...More

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

From Excellent to Average Myself and my husband have eaten at No 8 at least 6 times since it opened. We recommended it for the work Christmas function. The quality of food and service was disappointing.

Thank mysistersam
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Restaurant promised to be a good place for meat. Ordered the classic burger expecting at least a ground beef pattie (NZ has good beef after all). Was served the kind of pressed meat pattie from a supermarket. No need to ask "how would you like...More

Thank peter e
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Staying at the esplanade apartments above, specials board was on and the place looked busy, always a good sign. No many staff about, we were given a table for 2 and some menus, about 5 mins later we were given a jug of water and...More

Thank sue_hendry22
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Had a look at the menu and decided we'd make up our own platter from the entrees. Food absolutely fabulous - we had the prawn spring rolls, coconut coated scallops, salt and pepper calamari and bowl of fries. All beautifully presented. Service was good and...More

1  Thank coopsnz
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had a lovely night out at No 8. Started with yummy coconut crumbed scallops, then enjoyed Beef Wellington and pasta of the day. Food was excellent and the two waitresses that looked after us were very accommodating. We found room for desserts which were...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great service and scrumptious food. Our family ordered the; steak stone grill, chicken stone grill, kids hamburger, ribs and pork belly. Every was cooked to perfection. Nice view and friendly helpful staff. Would definitely recommend

Thank Janeane P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived late to Whitianga and discovered this restaurant walking by. Grace O'Malleys was full with people watching a rugby game so we went to No:8. My wife had the salmon and I had the beef wellington which were both cooked to perfection. Service was...More

Thank kaizer05
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Went here because O'Malleys was full. Food overpriced and very average. Definitely wouldn't bother again.

Thank IvanovichC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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
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