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Killer Prawn

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Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
(09) 430 3333
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place for lunch

Under new ownership for awhile - it's my first visit since the takeover. It was excellent - great service, variety in the menu and appreciated the offer of kids menu for high school students who were at lunch with me. Next time I'll try the express menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Under new ownership for awhile - it's my first visit since the takeover. It was excellent - great service, variety in the menu and appreciated the offer of kids menu for high school students who were at lunch with me. Next time I'll try the express menu.

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Whangarei
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I went to Killer Prawn with high expectations. The restaurant had come highly recommended by a large number of ex-colleagues. I went to Killer Prawn with business colleagues, we were five in total. On arriving at the restaurant it appeared as if we were buried away at a smaller table in a corner which I thought unusual as the place... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great food, loved the atmosphere and the staff were friendly and very accommodating. All three meals and desserts delicious. Background music possibly a little bit loud as hard to follow conversations but it is listed as a sports bar so o.k. I guess.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The service is pretty good, but the menu lacks imagination - for my taste anyway. Unless you like lots of fried foods of course.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We went here during our visit to Whangerei Falls, we wanted to celebrate my husband's birthday and have a meal - there were 8 of us, four small kids. Food was great, staff were friendly, lively atmosphere and yummy cocktails! Would highly recommend, bit on the pricey side but we found that with most restarurants in New Zealand.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Went for dinner 2 had Scotch Fillet Steaks 1 Thai Beef Salad all meals were superb. They were cooked beautifully and presented lovely.

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24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I think this place has changed hands recently. Hopefully things will improve but all I can say is that it will take me a while before I feel like returning - the staff were a bit too full of themselves for my liking and the food overpriced for what it was. I had a complaint about my meal which I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I read a review in the lonely planet and decided to eat here, I thought a it was a little more expensive than I would normally spend. But it was definitely worth the money... Our food was so tasty and a big portion! A great place to eat!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Visited this restaurant 2 weeks ago for dinner on recommendation from colleagues and friends. The restaurant is nice, sort of a relaxed pub/bar feel, the waiting staff were friendly. I had seafood to eat, and although the fish was nice, I found the combination of flavours in lots of their dishes a bit much and didn't really enjoy the wine... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Went to enjoy an evening with business colleagues. All was going well until the waitress decided she did not like me. She sent a waiter to talk with me. I thought that was fine however i then watched him talk to the chef who looked at our group who then threw my chicken on the ground in the kitchen as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: (09) 430 3333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood

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