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“YUMMY food and even better quality of SERVICE”
Review of The Quay

The Quay
Ranked #12 of 148 Restaurants in Whangarei
Price range: US$12 - US$26
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 3 weeks ago

OMG!!! We had a fantastic dinner at this lovely restaurant that has an ideal location on the waterfront. The place was buzzing with guests and every one of the wait staff were extremely polite, courteous and had a smile on their faces. I guess both the Managers--a very nice couple set a great example to their staff as they come across as professionals who are certainly passionate about their respective roles. Although the prices are slightly high, the portions are good and the quality of service was BRILLIANT.

What is surprising is this restaurant has the SAME OWNER as No 8 Restaurant but that experience @ lunch was a DISASTER!!!

Overall--8/10

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Thank arby235
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed weren’t told there was a kids menu. Had an expensive burger and was disappointed they didn’t even make the meat patties onsite. Just supermarket ones. Tasteless.

Thank milkgvy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Quay is a beautiful restaurant with a large verandah overlooking the stunning marina. We arrived early and then the place just filled up. Many tables had been reserved before we arrived. The staff told us that this was a slow night, but it was pretty busy, so it is clearly a popular place. Loved the candles and flowers on the table. Our salmon and lamb were delicious and we couldn't fault them. Service was prompt and attentive, but not overbearing. We would have given a 5 out of 5 if it wasn't for the disappointing desserts. The kitchen's passion clearly doesn't involve creating delicious desserts. Chocolate tart wasn't fresh and the pastry was dry. The poached pear was ice cold and bland. Nevertheless, will definitely come back again.

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Thank 1BlossomCottage
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a delicious meal here. Staff were attentive and friendly. Sitting outdoors and watching the boats added to the ambience. Really a great place to dine.

Thank FlyingkiwiOamaru
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Called in for breakfast. I'm not sure how to review this because I really want to give it 5 stars but there were a few little things that kept niggling at me so 3 stars is the best I could do.
I felt the breakfast menu was quite poor, especially if you have younger children.
The wait times were also quite slow, again especially if you have children.
We only ordered poached eggs on toast and it took 45 minutes.
Regrettably we had to eat it all very fast as the hour long parking ticket was due to expire so added to the frustration.
The food however was nice but then again was only eggs so quite hard to get wrong.
Should have just stayed home.

Thank Warren B
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