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Red Dining

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3 Kensington Avenue, Whangarei, New Zealand
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been here quite a few times - and have been blown away by the amazing service and fantastic food. You guys are awesome...I can highly recommend a visit to this lovely restaurant ☺☺☺

1 Thank ECarine
Warkworth, New Zealand
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend! Great team 5/5 service awesome feed ! I'LL be back . Atmostphere really good too. Seem to be well supported by local as well as those from out of town

Thank AKiwiFarmstay
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great dinner and delightful staff! We both had the twice cooked goats' cheese soufflé with rocket pear and Parmesan salad. Full of flavour and great value for money. And a delicious affogato followed. Would come back again in a heartbeat!

1 Thank Rachel D
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

wow what a great surprise..4 of us went for dinner here last night and loved the food.. all plates were cleared and we were all so content . flavours in the food was delicious .. beef fillets and all the trimmings couldn't have been better.. presentation was super... starters mains and desserts were top class.10 out of 10.. service was... More 

1 Thank mirybobs1978
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good restaurant in Kensington if you are looking for a nice meal with a family atmosphere. The Pizza here is good, although not cooked in a traditional wood fired oven, it was nice and I will return.

Thank David C
Whangarei, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The children love coming here as they can all eat what they like from pizza to a meal . Nice food friendly atmosphere and helpful staff.

Thank Diane S
Whangarei, New Zealand
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192 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Lamb was delicious, steak perfect BUT the pasta is always mushy and well overcooked. The pasta sauce is nice on the cabonara but is totally spoilt with mush. I keep trying it because I like the flavours but the texture is yuk and falling apart. Three of us had it and was all the same. Shame , it is one... More 

Thank Angus L
Whangarei, New Zealand
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Enjoyed my meal. Have been here many times and menu is pretty much the same doesn't change. Food is consistently good.. You have a good choice with pasta, pizzas and nice mains. Staff nice welcoming overall pleasant experience. Restaurant can get quite noisy with kids so not idea for a romantic meal.

Thank kathybeckham
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Average, slow service from the wait staff, often had to ask for things... Like the menu, in a quite night too...nice atmosphere, clean, good food though

Thank 865johannahb
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

After vowing not to return unfortunately it was a family members birthday so attendance was required! There were 7 of us so not an overly large group and we booked an early dinner for 5.30pm for Miss 7. So we order. We wait 45mins for 4 entrees ( French Onion soup), one of which wasn't hubby's. Things weren't good and... More 

Thank DCBAuckland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Fusion, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Kensington Avenue, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: 6480073374992

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?