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71 Cameron Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
(09) 955 1146
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Can't rate this enough!

I was really really impressed with this restaurant. I've lived in Whangarei so I left it a long time before I decided to try this out, not sure why! I wasn't really expecting a lot but I was left pleasantly surprised when it was actually one of the best meals in a restaurant of that level. It was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Bekah23
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I was really really impressed with this restaurant. I've lived in Whangarei so I left it a long time before I decided to try this out, not sure why! I wasn't really expecting a lot but I was left pleasantly surprised when it was actually one of the best meals in a restaurant of that level. It was fantastic, you... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Love this Middle Eastern restaurant in Whangarei, in Quality Street (a cute little cobblestoned street, with a super selection of restaurants.) Incredible & authentic flavours! The Moroccan lamb tangine was incredible! Better than tangine I've eaten in Morocco many times. The tabouleh exceeded my expectations (it rarely tastes this good in NZ!) The tabouleh tasted as if I was in... More 

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Whangarei, NZ
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Service and decor were very good, some dishes are first rate, others leave room for improvement. The house wines and their entree bread were very good.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A Great Place for the Two of you. Or For a small group Service Fantasic, Food Amazing, Romantic, $ You pay for Quality, One of Our Best

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I went there Saturday night with a friend and we were more than happy with our dinner. We ordered the shared seafood mezze platter which was filled with tender calamari, fish and prawns all coated in tasty herbs and spices and cooked beautifully. Our mains of sticky chicken and Falafels were served with three different salads. Everything was so tasty.... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nomad is a great little restaurant. If you have a special occasion, it's worth booking the seats upstairs - crash out on the pillows with low tables for a more authentic experience. Certain nights also have a belly dancer doing the rounds. Food is simple Turkish cuisine but done well and desserts are reasonably priced. Always enjoy my visits here!

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Northland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A real great place to have a meal in Whangarei. We looked all around town for a restaurant that had vegetarian food for my wife and good health food for me. Well we found a jewel! The service was fantastic, the wine well priced but quality and the food magnificent. We will call in again to this lovely little stop... More 

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Whangarei, NZ
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

As late arrivals we were served promptly but with no pressure. Entree was simple ( humus and olives) but excellent. Calamari mains were really good. Some items on wine list were out of stock.

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I really enjoyed the lunch pita i chose (chicken and falafel) and the staff were very friendly. I have eaten here only a couple of times but it is well spoken of by others i know.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Beautiful food, a must in Whangarei. Those dates wrapped in bacon are too die for, I sometimes still salivate thinking about them. So good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 71 Cameron Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: (09) 955 1146

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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