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The Gables Restaurant

19 The Strand, Russell 0202, New Zealand
09 403 7670
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Ranked #1 of 17 Restaurants in Russell
Price range: $0 - $26
Cuisines: European, Seafood, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Whangamata, null, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We just couldn't fault the Gables. The food was exquisite, and the staff very courteous, professional and friendly. Hope to be able to enjoy their hospitality again some time.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Excellent, friendly and efficient service and great food too. There's also a log fire for the colder nights.

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Wollongong, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

We hadn't booked and turned up for last orders mid week after a long day, expecting to be begrudgingly offered a table and hurried out ASAP. However, the staff we're really accommodating, friendly and didn't make us feel rushed at all. The food was exquisite, fine dining without the price tag. We had all three courses and finished off with... More

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paulie_g123, Manager at The Gables Restaurant, responded to this review

We're always happy to accommodate and really pleased you enjoyed the whole dining experience with us. Thank you for the lovely review. More

Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great views, lovely service, and the food was excellent. Had the beef rib for two, was delicious, although it came out a bit more rare than we asked for. A little bit pricey, but on par with most of the other restaurants in town. Would go back.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This waterfront restaurant was absolutely divine from its food, to its service and atmosphere. Definitely recommend.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We ate here a few months ago and it was great. Our beef was cooked perfectly and the service was very friendly. We will be back!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

l have eaten at this waterfront restaurant many times and it just seems to get better and better. I was in Russell in May and enjoyed another divine dinner, right on the water. Excellent wait staff and personal attention. Congratulations.

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paulie_g123, Manager at The Gables Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank's for the wonderful review and your continuing support. We look forward to seeing you soon and introducing you to our lovely new menu. More

Auckland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

On a busy night we were given one of the best tables in the window (pays to book and ask). The wait-staff were all very knowledgable on the menu and local wines. Every course was delicious and as good as much smarter places we have been to in Auckland. Highly recommended

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Hamilton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I was about to title my review "Great view and food" but saw that another recent reviewer has already said that. Having avoided that subliminal theft there is little else to say other than that we've been here twice, 16 months apart and it enjoyed it greatly both times. No negatives at all - only have 4 stars instead of... More

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Toronto
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had 2 nights in Russell and ate here both nights. We all loved our meals so much that we had the same meals both nights too. A place with lovely atmosphere and great food.

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Additional Information about The Gables Restaurant

Address: 19 The Strand, Russell 0202, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 403 7670
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
Average Prices: USD 0 - 26
Cuisine: European, Seafood, Contemporary, Pacific Rim

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