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“Good pub type food with spectacular views” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Parua Bay Tavern

Parua Bay Tavern
Ranked #3 of 128 Restaurants in Whangarei
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $21
Cuisines: Pizza, Seafood, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Parua Bay Tavern is nestled on the waterfront of the beautiful Whangarei Heads harbour under the majestic Mt. Aubrey and Whangarei Headland.With its own jetty and picturesque outlook the tavern is a favourite for lunch and dinners, groups and large functions whether downstairs on the covered dining deck, on the lovely lawn or upstairs in the function area.
Scituate, Massachusetts
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“Good pub type food with spectacular views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2012

This restaurant is in Parua Bay near Whangarei, NZ. The setting is spectacular, overlooking the bay and the Whangarei Heads in the background. The setting is the best thing about the restaurant. We had the honey, sesame chicken salad which was very good, along with a good bottle of decently priced New Zealand wine. The service was good (order your food at the bar and it is brought to your table. We ate on the deck overlooking the bay. Views to die for. If you're looking for a moderate priced venue with great views on the water this is the place for you.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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