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sally's restaurant

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Chowder
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25 The Strand, Russell 0255, New Zealand
(09) 403 7652
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Brunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect for breakfast

Really wanted a slap up breakfast and Sally's came up trumps! Very friendly staff. On the seafront. They do lunch and dinner as well and was always full when we went by.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Sandra W
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Yateley, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
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Yateley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Really wanted a slap up breakfast and Sally's came up trumps! Very friendly staff. On the seafront. They do lunch and dinner as well and was always full when we went by.

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prescott,arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Had lunch here prior to Bay of Islands boat tour and it was quite enjoyable. We managed to get an outdoor table, next to building so weren't pestered by seagulls- but enjoyed watching other diners across the street fending them off. Fish and chips and seafood pasta (perfectly cooked) were very good; good menu and service. Would return.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We visited this cute little restaurant on our first night in Russell. Service was great,very attentive but not over bearing staff. Me and my boyfriend both got the fish and chips, and we weren't disappointed! It was a massive portion but they don't sacrifice quality for quantity. The fish was well cooked and the batter was crispy. I couldn't possibly... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Friendly service and really good coffee. We enjoyed the carrot cake, big serve with yoghurt. Sat at open window looking out over water. Feeling very chilled

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Morrinsville, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Had a Trip over to Russel and found Sallys cafe while walking, decided it looked like a nice place to get some Brunch, How wrong we were... The Big Breakfast I order was the most unimpressive looking meal that looked like it had been thrown on the plate. 2 peices of bacon cooked to a crisp, 2 pieces of plain... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Sally's Russell has excellent menu, good wine list, very generous serves and most enjoyable ambiance. We enjoyed some local seafood, freshly cooked bread and lovely views. Staff were friendly and very professional. Would recommend a visit.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We made late afternoon sightseeing to Russel. We choose Sally's Restaurant to have light meals and drink. It is a great spot at the waterfront. We had outdoor table looking out over the bay. The drink and the food were fine. The service was very pleasent.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Have visited Russell a few times but never eaten at Sally's so was keen to give it a try. It is in a great spot on the waterfront and we were able to find an outdoor table looking out over the bay. Service was pleasant and responsive. The food we ordered turned out to be very ordinary however. We both... More 

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Russell, New Zealand
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We always book at Sally's if we have family and friends visiting to ensure a relaxed and happy dining experience.Sally's does special occasions as well .We booked her to cater for our wedding Oct 2014 and it was beautiful and tasty from oysters to mussels, fruit and small bite size hot dishes laden with a variety of eats to tempt... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We had a late afternoon lunch and had it served outside. Food was generous and tasty. The location and views from the table made the stop worth it.

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Address: 25 The Strand, Russell 0255, New Zealand
Phone Number: (09) 403 7652
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Chowder

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 The Strand, Russell 0255, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: (09) 403 7652

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Chowder

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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