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Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-438 8084
07:00 - 15:30
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
Sat 08:00 - 14:30
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108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a traveller through this area, I had researched food outlets and went out of my way to find this cafe and so pleased I did. It is in a lovely old building with high ceilings, brick walls and an open light filled rear area with lots of windows and a fire in winter. Food is displayed in a cabinet... More 

Thank DP2610
Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest I was very tempted to go somewhere else. Straight of the bat, the staff lacked an inviting atmosphere, perhaps because my partner and I are young, appearing both rude and uninviting. I felt like it created a negative atmosphere, however, this can easily be improved if they are willing to put the effort in. The food was... More 

Thank marcoannandale
New Zealand
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sat inside by the open window was nice to not have smoke from outdoor tables wafting into the cafe. Lovely friendly staff and great coffee.

Thank Rodget15
New Zealand
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137 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I recommend their Tumeric lattes! Healthy and tasty. Of course they do great coffee, delicious food. Pricey,, but I'm sure good quality. Good breakfast options also. The take Goody card

Thank Queenslander2013
Whangarei, New Zealand
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Received at $20 voucher and decided to have a weekend lunch. I have seen salads here during the week but none today. Lots of breakfast choices and only a few savoury, lots of different sweets. Our quiche was nice and we loved the cronut. Would go back again.

Thank Diannemh46
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Enjoyed a delicious quinoa porridge with coconut yoghurt & fruit, and a long black. Porridge was delicious, not too heavy, and kept me full and energised for the majority of the day. My long black was perfect as well, served as an espresso with hot water on the side so I could fill to my liking. Definitely recommend :)

2 Thank Nick M
Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Have been to Nectar a few times lately for lunch. The food is delicious. Have had the frittata and salads. These salads are extremely healthy and tasty! well done. Service was great as well.

2 Thank kaf453
doubtless bay
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Been here several times. I really like the fact that the tables are not jammed together so that you can't hear each other talking or worse still, everyone else can hear what you're saying - which is probably why people have business meetings there. They have a variety of tables sizes and settings and views from the windows. the coffee... More 

1 Thank tunney
Varsity Lakes, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

There are plenty of good coffee places in Whangarei. Avoid this one unless you like grumpy counter staff who can't be bothered. Coffee was ok.

Thank BrianOfAlbany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I came there with two friends and I ordered a lamb pie that was so good with a fresh homemade ketchup. The staff was so nice, because we just came few minutes before they close and they let us ordered food and coffee.

Thank L8024EUanniem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 8084

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?