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“Lunch after touring the Quarry gardens”
Review of Quail Cafe

Quail Cafe
Ranked #4 of 27 Quick Bites in Whangarei
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Reviewed 11 February 2023

Good cafe food, quite a busy spot, staff friendly and helpful. I had a good Reuben lookalike with very generous portions of corned beef. My wife had a "Bruschetta" which was more of a smashed avo and hummus with greens on top of toasted sourdough and a side of chopped tomato and other items. But which she enjoyed! Definitely worth a visit. As are the gardens.

Date of visit: February 2023
Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 8 February 2023 via mobile

A great way to top off a beautiful experience. Make sure to get a slice of Ginger Crunch. It is fantastic.

Date of visit: February 2023
Thank Mary W
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Reviewed 12 December 2022

We stopped for a break, just wanted some pastry. Took about 15 minutes, although there was a lot of staff, and the place was not busy.
Also, this was the only time in New Zealand that an almond croissant had to be heated, and that Danish was served with cream...
Priced high, even for NZ standards.
Sorry, not recommendable.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Thank LordRawdon
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Reviewed 7 May 2022 via mobile

Came across this cafe after a walk in the gardens. Unfortunately this place is let down by terrible service. Waited over an hour for food to arrive. No apologies given. Not worth the wait. Food arrived cold. Also note to staff, if you drop utensils on the ground, please was them and not use them on food!

Date of visit: May 2022
Thank WildernessinWild
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Reviewed 12 September 2021

Went here quite a few times in Summer 2021 while moving my Mum up North. It is the loveliest cafe, set in Quarry Gardens, it is very busy and you can see why, it has the best food and the staff are so lovely. I bought my Mum here for a little birthday morning tea and they even put a candle on her cake. She was made to feel very special. I look forward to visiting again when i am in NZ

Date of visit: May 2021
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1  Thank Shelley M
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