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Review of Tonic Restaurant

Tonic Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 137 Restaurants in Whangarei
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 10, 2014

2nd visit in 2 years, great food both times

however again the wait for food was excessive

waitress was great, food was great, but just took too long to arrive

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1  Thank Steve P
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Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We decided to go to this restaurant as a treat for a friend's birthday as we wanted somewhere flash. The food was absolutely lovely and the service was great. The place was full which in itself tells you something.

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1  Thank Houhere
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Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

I am a local & have been here many times over the last few years. The food is generally good. Have had good service 85 percent of the time. The reason I am writing this review is that I would go here more often if they would change the menu occasionally. It gets za but boring having the same thing year after year. There are only a handful of decent places to go in Whangarei & this is the downfall of this restaurant.

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1  Thank Signon
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Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We have had a couple of celebrations lately and chosen to go to tonic. we havent been disappointed yet. The staff are friendly and helpful and the food is consistently good. Love.

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Reviewed June 1, 2014

Food was very bland bar the onion tart which was actually quite nice. The mushroom risotto had very little flavor and needed seasoning, it tasted as if it wasn't cooked in very flavorful stock a must for a risotto it kind if tasted like nothing. My partners "crispy" chicken breast was anything but crispy, if you advertise crispy you should serve crispy and it just tasted very average. My mother in laws chicken was half raw being that it was a chicken supreme I thought it might have been from the bone but on a closer look was actually raw she sent it back which she got an apology for. Been here a few times for there Sunday deal same menu every time, same special every time. Hasn't changed in two or three years!? Maybe needs a little bit of an update? Seemed like the chefs didn't care a whole deal and just seemed lazy not much love went into is which is sad. Just a pretty average meal not to impressed.

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Thank Srchef
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