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“Restaurant with a view”
Review of Parua Bay Tavern

Parua Bay Tavern
Ranked #4 of 141 Restaurants in Whangarei
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $22
Cuisines: Gastropub
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Good for: Large groups, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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.
Reviewed February 18, 2014

Liked - easy parking; location on the waterfront; fine view; good range of food on menu; very substantial helpings; speedy service despite being busy; good value.
Disliked - rather noisy.

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed February 12, 2014

This place has excellent food and great beers on tap. The view is spectacular. Definitely recommend the Nachos (I pinched half of my daughters).

Thank MJ_Dan68
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

This is our favourite place to lunch and we take all our overseas visitors and family to this tavern - the views are spectacular and the food is always beautifully cooked and presented with efficient, friendly service.

But my only gripe is the grotty tables out on the grass - they are shocking - splinters, broken planks, nails sticking out and desperately needing replaced. We took family out to sit under the tent shelter and considered going back inside to avoid having to eat at the indoor furniture.

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Thank Ellie D
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Reviewed January 22, 2014

Excellent food and good service. Food is piping hot and order a jug of larger and lime to share. We recommend tbe pie if it is on special, flaky pastry on top of melt in the mouth beef. Yummy.

Thank Duncan60
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Reviewed January 12, 2014

Great view, great food. I would recommend ordering at the bar for prompt service. Food came out quickly. There's even a place to moor your boat. Go early (around 12pm) to ensure you get a table.

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Thank billytheblacksmith
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