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“Allround Excellence”

The Gables Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 26 Restaurants in Russell
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $23
Cuisines: European, Seafood, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: New Zealand's oldest operating Restaurant, The Gables offers fine food and wine in a stunning waterfront setting.
Reviewed December 30, 2013

I spent my 30th birthday here with my partner, and we could not have asked for a better location. It was quaint and full of character. From the minute we walked in the service was fantastic, followed by a delicious 3 course meal from the Northland tasting menu. They offer a selection of dishes for 3 courses, along with their normal a la carte menu. It is a stunning place to watch the sunset before or after you meal. We would definitely recommend this place to anyone - in fact we may even head back tomorrow!!

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Thank todds940
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

Absolutely wonderful. Perfectly fresh seafood, brilliantly cooked steak and delicious sides. The food in NZ is generally excellent but this was something else.

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Reviewed December 24, 2013

Ask for a table by the window. The sunset can be great. We have been several times and it keeps getting better. Lunch & dinner are equally good. Service is friendly, informative and helpful. Worth checking first if you are driving two hours to go there - only to find that it is closed for a function. Happened to us once.

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Thank david h
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Reviewed December 24, 2013

Apparently it was a busy Sunday night and we did not think to book but The Gables was happy to give us a table (it was before 6:30pm) before the full onslaught. There was special promotion of a 3 course menu (all sourced from Northland) for $59 if before 6:30pm.
The food was wonderful and the service was friendly and helpful. Wonderful location. Would go back again if back in Russell.

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Thank Mig003
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Reviewed December 17, 2013

Food very good and wonderful service. Had a table near the waters edge with wonderful views and sunset.

Thank anderson n
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