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Killer Prawn

Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-430 3333
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seafood lover, I Had the mussels and tempura prawn and chips dish with salad would definitely come back. Thankyou

Thank nflmohi436
Reviewed 1 week ago

very affordable lunch menu beautiful food. the young lady who served us was very helpful and lovely, smiles all round food came out fast and hot prawns were to die for aswell must try the ledgendary killer prawn

Thank Shauna Sylvia K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic meal here the other night. The food was excellent and service very good. The tuna was soooo good. Most others at the table had steak and everyone seemed to enjoy their meals. Highly recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We usually stop here for lunch as we travel north. This visit was disappointing the fish was over cooked and along with a grumpy waitress who obviously wasn't enjoying her job made us question whether we will return. There were very patrons and it was...More

Thank Rae C
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been here several times in recent weeks for drinks, pre and post meetings and like the atmosphere. I would describe the vibe as a combo of pub/baronial/modern but it works. Each time I have been it has been quiet although I suspect it...More

Thank Dr Benjamin P
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We went on a Saturday evening at 6:30pm and the place was vacant. As I recalled some less than favorable reviews recently I started to wonder if I had made a mistake. Wrong! It was superb! We shared 1/2 doz. tempura (NZ $18.50) as a...More

Thank TopsideMI
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Excellent food and service. This place has a nice ambiance and always a good place for a prawn dish and a couple of beer.

Thank Erik L
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Extremely disappointed. We asked at our hotel for a great seafood restaurant and she recommended Killer Prawn. Homemade bread with balsamic vinegar and olive oil - it was garlic bread with the oil and vinegar dip, just does no go together. Either make it garlic...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Excelent food. Good service. The ambiance of this restaurant never disappoints. All courses and selections are amazing.

1  Thank Joanne J
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We went out to this iconic restaurant some years ago, the place was jumping and was probably the pick of any restaurants in Whangarei. Great atmosphere, grunty interior and great food and service. Our visit a couple of weeks ago was somewhat disappointing. It appeared...More

Thank guggetravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-430 3333
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