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TopSail

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Contemporary
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206 Beach road | Onerahi, Whangarei, New Zealand
09 436 2985
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 116
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brilliant Staff Christmas venue

Staff Christmas function, booking for 10, had been before and loved it we were not disappointed this time. Across the group we had a wide range of entrees and mains and everyone loved it.One had the creme brulee and dint enjoy it but everything else was awesome

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Paul and Sue T
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff Christmas function, booking for 10, had been before and loved it we were not disappointed this time. Across the group we had a wide range of entrees and mains and everyone loved it.One had the creme brulee and dint enjoy it but everything else was awesome

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Thank Paul and Sue T
Hove, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Topsail is a tiny little restaurant above the Onerahi Yacht Club in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand. I have recently moved to Onerahi and people kept asking me if I had visited Topsail, so it was a priority once I was living near enough to walk home after a good night? I went with my daughter. The location is lovely, looking... More 

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Thank Hilary M
new zealand
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant has a great reputation amongst locals, and when I went there I could see why. It has a a very tempting menu and wine list with a great range, and when the food arrives it's worth the visit.

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Thank jennifermargaret
Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quality food is what this restaurant does well Very friendly service and quality food. wanting something different? Try Top Sail. Eating with a great view to look at as well

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Thank jean69883
Whangarei, New Zealand
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Location with every table having a water view and the food somewhat met our expectations.Unfortunately the service was more a picnic at the beach with their very casual attire and lack of attention to detail.Expect to pay for the water views but don't expect to have your water glass or your wine glass refilled!

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1 Thank Patrick C
Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OMG just fantastic food. So glad this restaurant exists. Looking forward to this being our local. I had the Duck and my other half had the venison and Hare. Simply Devine.

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Thank Caniche63
Whangarei, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding food and service in a wonderful setting. A very small dining room makes for a lovey intimate setting. All three courses were divine.

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Thank clarenicoleb
Hamilton, New Zealand
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whangarei's finest dining. We attended for a 30th birthday, fitted the occasion. Appears to be a family owned restaurant, owners were very friendly. Nice views of the harbour and limestone island. Food is very nice. I had venison and hare meal which was delicious.

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Thank NatChris0324
Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a fantastic boutique dining experience! Great place for a special occasion, especially in summer when the view out over Whangarei Harbour can be admired in the daylight. With not many tables, it's essential to book ahead.

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Thank WhangareiTOP10
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Come all the way down to whangarei from paihia just because I heard that here is the No.1 restaurant of whangarei . After dinner I totally agree that ! Good portion food ,nice flavor and friendly service . Sure will come again in the future .

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Thank Cris L

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 206 Beach road | Onerahi, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: 09 436 2985

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?