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Tonic Restaurant

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239 Kamo Road, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
(09) 437 5558
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You always know you are going to get great food at this restaurant,. We couldn't fault our meals. Great service and very friendly.

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Thank nanashazza2014
Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by friends who live in Whangarei, we are from Auckland and were on a weekend away up north. We dined here tonight, and the food was absolutely awesome! We do a lot of fine dining in Auckland, and we consider Tonic Restaurant to be right up there among the best! The food was extremely well... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Tonic several times. They food is consistently excellent. The staff very competent and friendly. A great place for high end cuisine. The only thing is the aquostics are not good for large numbers. Perhaps they should address this or maybe use round tables. At a six seater table you cannot hear from end to end when... More 

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Thank Salyz44
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small restaurant next to a dairy and pizza place. We didn't book but were shown to a table immediately. Host and staff were very friendly. Excellent atmosphere, nice and warm, very tasty food which was well presented. We had lots to chat about and were not rushed to order or to leave.

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Thank claribel464
Whangarei, New Zealand
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is fine dining so if you're looking for an elegant, delicious, well presented meal go no further. The restaurant itself is not particularly fancy but the food is divine. Also the service was great!

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Thank Shirlian
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal. It wasn't a very busy night. The waitress was very efficient and the food was well presented and very tasty

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Thank Robin W
Whangarei, New Zealand
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Small restaurant but good atmosphere. Pays to book. Food quality excellent, well presented, friendly helpful service. Very impressed, will definitely return

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1 Thank Diharry
Whangarei, New Zealand
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Excellent friendly service, delicious dinner, great atmosphere, and all in walking distance to my home!! 9 of us ( including 2 children) had dinner which we all enjoyed and the owner allowed us to bring our own birthday cake , put the candles on etc and provided us all with plates. Recommend Tonic for a delicious dinner

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Bangkok, Thailand
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We arrived at Tonic after hearing and reading some very good reviews. I am glad I did read beforehand so that I knew a long wait would be instore!! The restaurant was fairly quiet when we arrived, with there being only 2 more tables filled. The staff were lovely and very accomodating for my vegetarian other half! However, friendly, welcoming... More 

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Russell, New Zealand
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Great, though very small restaurant with intersting menu and pleasant service although only average on the night we were there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Kamo Road, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: (09) 437 5558

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