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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
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  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We sat outside to watch the sunset whilst having a couple of drinks and then went inside for dinner. The staff were very accommodating and welcoming. The view is beautiful and the inside is very unique and charming. The food was lovely, a good selection of seafood and a good wine list.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

My Wife and I picked The Gables for our wedding reception and we could not have made a better choice. Everyone who attended the wedding raved about the location and loved being right on the water front enjoying a drink in the afternoon sun. The food was simple yet amazing, the restaurant looked great and the staff went out of... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The service and food were outstanding. It was a beautiful place with wonderful views out over the water and excellent food. Would happily return.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stumbled across this place after being dropped off by a tour at Russelll so we weren't looking for fine dining. The food was first class as was the service. Waiter spent time talking to us about wines and made a great suggestion which wasn't the most expensive on the list! We also had a stunning view of the sunset... More

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Gables really has it all.. setting, harbour views, ambience, wine list, local products on the menu, history, great servers and hosts! Had tender lamb loin with black pudding and my wife had scallops, kumara and asparagus! For wines I tried by the glass HaHa Sauvignon Blanc and with my main course Billi-Billi Shiraz. Splendid sunset with the restaurant windows wide... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Fairly nice settings but nothing too flash. Interesting to be in such an historic old restaurant. You can see how the building has evolved over the decades... yet many parts still the original. Fascinating. Service was very polite and prompt. Could not fault it. The meal was, quite simply, the best I have had in many years. One of those... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We arrived late into Russell on a Friday night, without being sure what would be open. We turned up around 8.30 and were treated to the most amazing meal. The food was delicious, so well presented, tasty and just YUM!. We had help in deciding the wine and we were impressed at the waitresses choice. What we really loved however... More

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Belfast
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This place would have been given 5 stars by me anyway, but now I wish I could give more! Ordered a jug of Pimms, which took a little while longer than expected, but not even long enough for us to ask about it. When it arrived, our waiter apologised and explained that they had forgotten to pick mint today, so... More

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Russell, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I just love the Gables, our family has enjoyed many celebrations here and hope to enjoy many more. The service is beyond excellent, keeping it real in Russell!

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North Shore, Auckland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We loved this place - right on the waterfront in a beautiful 1840s building with a view of the water. The food was excellent and the staff couldn't have been nicer. They were very gracious and accommodating when told at the last minute that 2 guests were gluten free (coeliac) and one also vegan - in fact they were the... More

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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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