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The Fat Camel

12 Quality Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
(09) 438 0831
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Ranked #4 of 81 Restaurants in Whangarei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Stopped in here on the way back to Auckland at the end of the Labour Weekend. We ordered a pita each and both were tasty, filling and good value at $7 each - particularly as there was no bank holiday surcharge. Coffee was large, but thankfully not too milky.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stopped here with a friend as we'd heard about the place and boy it met our expectations! Pita pockets bursting in contents and in flavour! Will definitely be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Phenomenal food, delicious coffee, ate outside in the sunshine. Jam-packed pita kept me full for 7 hours!! Going back again today for another yummy lunch! 😊

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We never have tried Israeli food before. They provided us quite good meals. We tried a 'fat camel special plate'. They recommended us this for a beginner. They were enough to both of us to enjoy. The coffee was very good as well. I think this place is good for everybody.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Amazing soo Good to try and a delicious drink...I have to admit was my first visit....But thats why we try things,I really enjoyed a particular apple drink....Very popular...Food was very nice.....Very healthy as well...It is based right in the Middle of town...The night we went it was raining but Im sure in Summer the outside on the Cobblestones would be... More

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Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We are so in love with our Fat Camel meals that we come every week, and sometimes twice a week to eat. In particular, we love the falafel pita and the spicy chicken pita. Each layer brings a new, delicious flavour! Highly recommend Fat Camel! And their prices are super reasonable too!

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Whangaruru, null, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Awesome food, awesome staff, Thanks for an amazing feed I had a wrap and i recommend that aye Chur chur

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We booked a table for 16 for a surprise dinner for a friend. The food was fresh, flavoursome and delicious. Everyone walked away full and content with healthy food. The staff are so friendly and accommodating too. Really enjoyed our night there. We also have lunch and coffees there and are never disappointed.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We recently moved to Whangarei and Fat Camel was highly recommended to us by several friends. The coffee is great and the food is so flavorful! Our whole family loves this place. Edan, the owner, and the staff are super friendly. If you want a great dining experience for a great price, make sure you visit the Fat Camel! You... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

If you want a filling, and healthy lunch/dinner with a pitta stuffed of tasty goodness go to Fat Camel!! Amazing salads, lamb, falafel! Quality food , eat in or take away. I wouldn't pay for a takeout from anywhere else. Always great friendly service ! New Fave place :)

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