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TopSail

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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206 Beach road | Onerahi, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-436 2985
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was special from the moment we arrived, we were greeted by Debbie and Ian the evening was perfect sun shining over the harbour, the meal superb the wine fabulous what more can you say we will be back.

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Thank Annette N
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food,wine matching, ambiance and lovely hosts A great spot to get a view of the harbour .Can`t get better anywhere.Love it !! janet

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Thank back2basic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ian & Debbie always make you feel very welcome. The food is exceptional. Portions amy look small, but believe you me by the time you have finished your dish you are very grateful that it wasn't bigger. Also means that from a capacity point of view, you can still afford to fit in one of their yummy deserts. Not necessarily... More 

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Thank Chris G
Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want fine dining in Whangarei, Top Sail cannot be beaten. We've been here a few times and the food is always beautiful! I highly recommend this restaurant. The staff are friendly and very knowledgeable.

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Thank Big_AL_Forever
Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We even left a pair of glasses which the hosts called and organised for us to collect. Seriously exceptional food and service !! Great staff , able to be both servers yet interesting conversationalists and sincere people likeing their days work ... Beautiful views and stunning sunsets... Consistently superb food with interesting menu ... Best in Northland !! Enjoy and... More 

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Thank Richard1901
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be the best restaurant in Whangarei. We were there last Saturday and the food and presentation was amazing, the service was great, and it ihas a lovely atmosphere. My husband and I have been to TopSail on various occasions over the years and have enjoyed it on each visit as have our friends. We were a group... More 

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Whangarei
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best in Whangarei, not the easiest to get into if you don't book in advance but it is well worth the effort!! Service, Food and Drinks are the BEST, and if you have room take a walk through the Desert List!!!!!

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Thank brainh2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I had dinner with my family at the restaurant last week and it was amazing. I would drive to Whangarei just to eat there. Great food and great ambience. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Selena N
Whangarei, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you think the French can cook, then try the Belgium galley. And Top Sails is like Belgium at it's best. Great atmosphere, very welcoming, cosy, but professional. Stunning view over the Hatea River. Parking right outside. A place where they know your name and the only down turn is that you will be looking all over NZ to beat... More 

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Thank mizmae2
Whangarei, New Zealand
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This restaurant is unique in that it is quite small and ideal for an intimate dinner but I have also been there for a work dinner and it was fine as we had our own area . The food has always wowed us and the views are overlooking the sea, Service is great and always a good night out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Beach road | Onerahi, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-436 2985

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