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Review of The Quay

The Quay
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Ranked #9 of 158 Restaurants in Whangarei
Price range: $17 - $37
Description: Restaurant and bar New Zealand Cuisine smart casual dining on the waterfront craft beers and international wines
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Description: Restaurant and bar New Zealand Cuisine smart casual dining on the waterfront craft beers and international wines
Reviewed 18 January 2024

Beautiful setting and great food. You will not be disappointed. Well located in the center of town.

Date of visit: December 2023
Thank Janine S
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Reviewed 12 January 2024 via mobile

Great staff, great selection on the menu. The cafe/restaurant itself was really well maintained and it has a really nice view when sitting outside.

Date of visit: January 2024
Thank Getaway43628830456
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Reviewed 1 January 2024 via mobile

We loved this place so much, we went back the next day for New Year's Eve. The food was delicious, unpretentious and using local produce. The staff were attentive, but not intrusive, and warm and welcoming. A gem.

Date of visit: December 2023
Thank FionaScovell
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Reviewed 30 December 2023

This resturant disappointed us as the service was mediocer and my main course was unbelivable. In the Seafood Salad there was enough salad piled on the centre of the plate to feed a horse with all the other components such one Devilled egg,the poached prawns which were cold and crab spread around the edges. There was hardly enough black pepper and tarragon sauce to cater for the dressing certainly not for the amount of greenary present.
No thanks not again

Date of visit: December 2023
Thank Seaside310322
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Reviewed 18 December 2023

I Chose this restaurant as it was recommended by locals but was very disappointed overall. The wine, a Riesling, was served warm. When queried we were told none of the wine had been chilled and the best solution was to put it in an ice bucket and wait . In the end we put an ice cube in each glass, not good enough for a NZ $58 bottle!
I had fish of the day, it was charred and hard on one side and swimming in a bland white sauce into which the mashed potato dissolved in an unpleasant manner. I did inform the waiter who didn’t apologise but that he would tell the chef. After these two complaints the staff became somewhat grumpy .

Date of visit: November 2023
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Thank Helen C
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