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Split Bar & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, European, New Zealand
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15 Rathbone Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand (Formerly G&T Restaurant & Bar)
+64 9-438 0999
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only one phrase suits Spilt - "absolutely amazing". One of the best Angus beef steaks I have ever had. Cooked perfectly, with onion rings and a potato and pumpkin cake to die for. Dessert was astonishingly delicious and the coffee was great. Service was impeccable also. This is so close to the perfect dining experience- I never expected to find... More 

Thank KevinNewtonNZ
Tauranga, New Zealand
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, this is not a big restaurant, so reservation is essential !! The food was delicious, especially fish of the day. We enjoyed the Difficulty Medium Riesling 2014 with our meals. Highly recommended.

Thank feipo
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times. Always good food. Prompt service. Nice atmosphere. I have lunch and dinner here and I'd go again. Great menu. Relaxed, comfortable, nice atmosphere. Definitely will visit again.

Thank Preston H
Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here after reading reviews on Trip Advisor and it was delicious! I had fish of the day with gnocchi, prawns, parmesan and chorizo...heaven, I'm hoping to recreate it at home. Great, friendly service. Next time I'm in Whangarei I'll be back for sure!

Thank Nikki F
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We made a booking for drinks as we were leaving overseas. The staff were amazing and one guy came to our table all night refilling drinks bringing snacks out etc without even being asked to! Excellent service would definitely recommend to anyone. Plus the food is amazing!

Thank Summer55555
Whangarei, New Zealand
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I've eaten here a few times and the food is divine!!! You also experience the host with the most - the gentleman who runs Split is a pleasure to deal with and has a superb manner for dealing with people. They really make an effort and their food is consistently good.

Thank Petal1107
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

popped in for dinner on Friday night. Despite being busy they accommodated us. Both of us really enjoyed our meals yum, Service was great - prompt and organised. Will return that's for sure

Thank sssg
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We noticed the restaurant was busy on Thursday night so on Friday we looked at the lunch menu online. Sounded interesting but when we got there for some reason we went for fish and chips....big mistake. The fish portion was small of the price. It was crumbed and reminded us of fish fingers when we were twelve. The chips were... More 

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27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Really wanted to have a good steak tonight but unfortunately Split didn't provide it. The steak I had was tough and chewy. I was also disappointed with the lack of decent beer especially with the great local breweries that Northland now has. Won't bother going back

Thank P468VTianw
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Visiting Whangarei and came here for dinner. We were lucky to get a table on a Friday night so recommend booking. The food was beautiful and i liked that they had a good selection of vegetarian food which was on a separate menu. Only downside was how long it took to come. We must have waited at least 45 mins... More 

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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
$11 - $25
Bar, European, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Validated Parking
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Rathbone Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand (Formerly G&T Restaurant & Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 0999

Enjoy a tasty cooked meal using fresh local produce and seafood, and succulent New Zealand lamb & beef. There is beer on tap and a range of beautiful New Zealand wines. Whether you are dining with us or simply wish to enjoy the atmosphere, a glass of wine and a delicious mezze platter after work, you are always welcome at Split.

The two separate areas within Split, cater for a restaurant dining experience with cocktail bar, or a garden bar with a fun relaxed atmosphere, and a giant screen to entertain if desired. You can find us opposite the Post Office in Rathbone St, Whangarei.

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