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Tonic Restaurant

239 Kamo Rd, Whangarei, New Zealand
(09) 437 5558
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Ranked #5 of 86 Restaurants in Whangarei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is rather hidden away in the outskirts of Whangerai but the food is outstanding, beautifully cooked and full of flavour. Highly recommended.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

We had a girls dinner here one night. We had a set menu. The food was amazing (especially the mash!) We were noisy and had an amazing time. The waitress & waiter have good senses of humour and made sure everything was perfect for us. I look forward to coming for dinner again

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Whangarei
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Tonic is a small restaurant. The atmosphere is intimate - inasmuch as friends can meet there for dinner and hold a conversation, and it is warm in winter. The food was great value for money and really good - well cooked, presented and served, and filling, which is what every Kiwi wants.

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

great food and good friendly service! If you want to go at night, booking will be essential as they are always full! The menu is not so big that you can't decide! what they do serve they serve exceptionally well...simple dishes that tastes great!

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Not what you expect in a suburban shopping strip in a small place like Whangarei but the food is world class - and not expensive for fine dining. Be prepared to take your time. This is a small restaurant so book as far in advance as possible because the locals all know how good it is.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I guess I should say first that we tend to come here on the nights when the fixed-price menu is available (Sunday when I last checked), as it's really good value. The menu is short but only the most picky won't find anything they like, and the food expertly prepared and served. Decor is modern, in keeping with the overall... More 

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Northland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a really good Resturant, food really tasty, altho not big meals, but its all about Taste really

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Tonic is one of my favorite restaurants in Whangarei. The meal is always good, the staff and service are excellent and pleasant. The meals are reasonably priced. I would highly recommend dining at Tonic.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent food to a high standard, pleasant surroundings, very good service. Affordable fine dining.

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Maungatapere, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Four of us went out and dined on the 6 course degustation. It was fabulous!!! Service was excellent! Food was fantastic! Second visit there and will absolutely go again and again!!

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Address: 239 Kamo Rd, Whangarei, New Zealand
Phone Number: (09) 437 5558
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
Cuisine: European

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