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12 Quality Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I regularly have lunch at the FC. Have tried most of ther menu and am spoiled for choice. Cannot speak highly enough of the fod quality or service. Great coffee too.

Thank grahamel1
Whangarei, New Zealand
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great friendly staff. The food is Not really to my taste, but such helpful staff who want you to enjoy your meal and have a pleasant experience. You succeed. Stepping outside of my comfort zone, and enjoyed the challenge. Thank you Fat Camel Team. Good experience and recommending you to all with our thanks.

Thank laurenwhangarei
Martinborough, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is interesting food at its best. Healthy and fascinating come here often. Highly recommend. Top service from Spny

Thank Frank A
Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe can be found in the well named, 'Quality Street' and serves a delicious array of Israeli food. The pita meals at around $11 are large so you might not want to go for the full plate version if you're just peckish. The service is thoughtful and friendly and there is a pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Moira C
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the welcoming atmosphere, service, coffee and food at Fat Camel. Fat Camel is a licensed cafe/ restaurant situated in the central Quality Street Arcade, in Whangarei's city centre. It serves a wide variety of authentic Israeli dishes, that are reasonably priced. Fat Camel attracts customers of all ages. A customer can feel perfectly at home on their own... More 

Thank Tralee2016
Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has been a hit with locals of Whangarei since it was started. I love their menu of kebabs and also full plates, my favourite is the falafel kebab! At this place you get the most bang for your buck.

Thank TravellingKerewaro
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting The Fat Camel for 2 - 3 years now and it's a great place for an inexpensive catch-up with friends. I find it a yum and fairly healthy alternative for lunch ( except for the glass of wine lol) , service is always quick and friendly, and I love that we can sit out in the... More 

Thank Joe-Nola B
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great casual atmosphere with lovely fresh and authentic food. A small restaurant with indoor and outside seating.

Thank Lynneandthegolfer
Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch nice fresh food and home made salads and humus. Would definitely come again and try some more of the menu.

Thank Rob H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away in a little corner of Whangarei this small cafe is unassuming but packs a mouth full of flavour. We tried a few dishes shared between the group, and were not disappointed. If you enjoy Middle Eastern food this cafe is for you. Good food and good service. Well done guys.

Thank KiaOraCuz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $22
Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Middle Eastern, Kosher, Israeli, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Quality Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: 6494380831
Casual dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner, cafe with off street outdoor seating. Fresh, healthy and tasty Israeli food. Plenty to offer no matter what your dietary requirements, be it meat lover, vegetarian, vegan, or gluten free. Friendly atmosphere, counter service during the day and waiter service from 6pm. Park in Vine Street Car-park or on Cameron and walk through to Quality Street.

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