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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 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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Geelong, Australia
Top Contributor
230 reviews 230 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

On the waterfront with atmosphere. An enticing menu comes with a friendly waitress. My husband loves his venison ossobucco and I enjoyed my steak though the potatoes were a bit sad. Not too many places to eat here but this one is good.

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victoria,Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were greeted warmly even before we arrived to have our meal-at reception when booking. Lovely front of house staff who were both fun and professional. We only had one course-the spaghetti marinara-delicious but not cheap. [Sadly we were so full that we couldn't fit in another course]. We loved the seafood on it but surprised the waiter by saying... More

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Russell, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

On a wet Friday night in Russell we thought lets have a quick bite out in town, so Gables was to be the spot. As we entered the roar of the open fire welcomed us as well as our host/ server for the evening. The setting was perfect, dim lights the sound of casual chatter and the inviting aromas of... More

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loosley, Owner at The Gables Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your lovely review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. We hope to see you again soon. 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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