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TopSail

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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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Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    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
Memorable Graduation Celebration

First rate service, seasonal food and extensive wine selection. Relaxed atmosphere, smallish venue and harbour aspect definitely a plus. New grad comment - beautiful!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
aroha56
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Whangarei, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

First rate service, seasonal food and extensive wine selection. Relaxed atmosphere, smallish venue and harbour aspect definitely a plus. New grad comment - beautiful!

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Whangarei
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Top Sail not only ticks all the boxes it gives them all a big gold star as well! Great service and ambience. Extensive drinks list all served in quality glassware/decanter. Meals to remember - you can taste the passion that has gone into everything. You can always guarantee a great experience at Top Sail.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Quite upmarket, but venue very small so tables are close together, menu ok, but my teenage grandchildren found it hard to chose something & they are not fast food addicts as their parents are very aware of providing a healthy.diet, I personally thought it expensive.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This small unpretentious waterside restaurant on the outskirts of Whangarei City offers a cosy relaxed environment with exceptionally comfortable chairs, beautiful table setting and the most amazing food. I was treated to a birthday dinner here, and have longed to return ever since. Every single dish served was beautifully prepared and presented, absolutely delicious and the service was top notch.... More 

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Monrovia, California, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Topsail is on the edge of the Whangarei Harbour. The premises are upstairs, small and intimate. There is enough room for a group, but a large group would have to book the entire restaurant. The menu is excellent, they serve quality wines, and it is a beautiful view to admire from any seat in the room. I would highly recommend... More 

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is our 'go to' restaurant for a special occasion. The food never disappoints & the service is both professional & warm & friendly. Delicious with a capital D!

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Russell, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We pre-booked our table a week in advance. Arrived on time and the waiter didn't seem to be able to find our reservation. Got seated eventually and ordered our drinks, food & wine. I ordered the pork belly for an entree and that was delicious. Hubby had the pate and he loved it. His main meal . For mains, I... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Wow, no wonder it is no. 1 around here. This is a fantastic restaurant. Great food, lovely spot....magical

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

great location, beautiful service and exceptional food. Its relaxed setting, but very high quality food

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

TopSail consistently offers the freshest, most innovative and delicious food in town. From the top notch vegetable stack, to the steak, to the fresh fish, everything was prepared perfectly and tasted phenomenal. The service was mixed this time, but when Debbie was helping us, she was so helpful and was very knowledgeable about the three different types of fish on... More 

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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
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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