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3 Kensington Avenue, Whangarei, New Zealand
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice meal I had sirloin cooked to perfection my friend had pork belly which she enjoyed too and we followed that by the lava cake each again really yummy. Service was great and obliging.

Thank Jen W
Whangarei, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to share a meal for 2. Unfortunately there is no where a little private that you can get away from big groups but the service is great and the meals are wonderful.

Thank Rodandfiona
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Waiter was new but was very helpful and friendly. The quality of the ingredient were great and the meals created were wonderful. The Paste I had contained seafood. This was not overcooked. This meant the muscles were not chewy and the rest of the ingredients were recognisable and very tasty. Two tiny downsides, one welcome, the... More 

1 Thank Fraser H
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant and was very impressed by the standard, quality and presentation of the food. The pizzas were tasty with thin crust whilst the Cypress salad was really fresh and tasty. Well recommended.

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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I actually think the other meals (steak, venison, pasta) were better than the pizza. The group sampled most of the desserts too, all good. Can recommend the lava cake in particular. Service was excellent. It is always great when a restaurant far exceeds expectations.

Thank chillin335
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Good pizza place, really nice. Not a traditional italian pizza restaurant, but tasty and good service. Well priced.

Thank Deftoneschris
Whangarei, New Zealand
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I've been a few times now with family, friends and work colleagues. Pasta is amazing, and very generous with serving size. Pizza is nice but I wouldn't say it's the best I've had. Good prices and a good variety on the menu. Good catering for large groups. Allow for a wait time of 40 plus mins.

Thank popeye12016
Christchurch, New Zealand
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172 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Booked online for 8 people couple hours before dining on a Saturday night. Waitress explained an hour wait for mains. Initially put off by that but ordered anyway and pleasantly surprised the wait was more like 30-40 mins. Pizza bread and wedges while we waited. Had pizzas, seafood tagliatelle, meatballs and calamari. Followed by the red lava cake, affagato and... More 

1 Thank micsgirl
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If you like gourmet pizzas this is your go to. . But they have a varried menu to cater to those without such an appreciation for Italian type dishes. . With a small desert menu that compliments other dishes on the menu. .

1 Thank JCH1986
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My partner & I randomly decided to go out to dinner last night (Friday) & I have to say the lovely waitress who mainly served us made our night... (Black hair, perfect winged eyeliner - Sorry I am not sure of her name) made our night! She was really attentive, professional & came across to genuinely care. She made great... More 

2 Thank emmaw745

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Kensington Avenue, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: 6480073374992

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