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Tonic Restaurant

239 Kamo Rd, Whangarei, New Zealand
(09) 437 5558
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Ranked #5 of 80 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
Hamilton, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

2nd visit in 2 years, great food both times however again the wait for food was excessive waitress was great, food was great, but just took too long to arrive

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Whangarei
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We decided to go to this restaurant as a treat for a friend's birthday as we wanted somewhere flash. The food was absolutely lovely and the service was great. The place was full which in itself tells you something.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I am a local & have been here many times over the last few years. The food is generally good. Have had good service 85 percent of the time. The reason I am writing this review is that I would go here more often if they would change the menu occasionally. It gets za but boring having the same thing... More

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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 June 8, 2014

We have had a couple of celebrations lately and chosen to go to tonic. we havent been disappointed yet. The staff are friendly and helpful and the food is consistently good. Love.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Food was very bland bar the onion tart which was actually quite nice. The mushroom risotto had very little flavor and needed seasoning, it tasted as if it wasn't cooked in very flavorful stock a must for a risotto it kind if tasted like nothing. My partners "crispy" chicken breast was anything but crispy, if you advertise crispy you should... More

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Bendigo, Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

This place is what dining out is supposed to be Only small,just a shop front with no pretensions Food was superb and our waitress Ashleigh is world class Do yourself a favour and try it - you will not be disappointed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

The food is amazing. Not only presented well but tastes even better. It has nice clean tidy decor and a good atmosphere aswell.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I have always enjoyed the 'tonic' and have been there many times. Definitely one of the best restaurants in Whangarei. The food is delicious, the Sunday night menu particularly good value for money, you can park right outside - or in my case, it's within walking distance, which will be more and more important when the drink driving limit is... More

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5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Tonic is always reliable, good quality food, excellent wines and has excellent staff. I wish they would change the menu more often though. Regular diners would like a change from time to time.

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New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We had the pork belly and it was very edible and my son had the john dory. Simple no fuss good tucker. Clean, décor

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