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Fat Camel

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12 Quality Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 0831
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Poole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a few times. On the whole the food is excellent. However, on my last visit the falafel was very salty. Which was a shame. But I would still recommend.

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Thank Mark C
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, really enjoyed the dinner plates and they have some delicious kebabs. It was always takeout but the seating area looked nice and comfortable

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Thank Matty12345678910
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We called to book a table, we were not disappointed with the food or service. Standard prices... Only one toilet and not particularly clean. But food and service made up for that. Really good desserts too, make sure you leave some room for the warm Baklava and ice cream!

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Thank korimako1
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very tasty falafels, great atmosphere, one of the best coffees in town, the only minor issue is slightly high prices

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Thank Armen A
Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good, and the dishes were enough. The only thing about the food is that their foods are a little bit saltier than we expected.

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Thank Nariman V
Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good. I love their falafel. Service is ok, but, we were sitting within earshot of the male server who was making slimy comments about female patrons. Not nice.

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Thank molly00741
Sydney, Australia
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the hummus plate with lamb and a lamb pita 🥙 Both were very tasty. The hummus was creamy and lovely. Highly recommend this oasis for a fresh, healthy and very delicious meal anytime 🇮🇱🇳🇿🥙😎❤

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Thank Jay L
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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322 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dining room is somewhat spartan and could do with a spruce up. Staff were attentive but not particularly interested in what they were doing. The food was okay but not the best I've ever had by any means. I have to say that the hummus is not terribly good and could do with more lemon and a little more salt.... More 

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Thank Pipehitter
Whangarei, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The little lane provides an escape from traffic. The setting is functional. The food is excellent and great value. It is great for lunch or dinner. The lamb is outstanding.

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Thank _fowler_annette
Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious shared vegetarian platter late afternoon. Lovely flavours and variety of selection.. Enjoyed by myself and daughter.

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Thank Birds62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 21
Cuisine
Cafe, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Mediterranean, Kosher, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Quality Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 0831
Description
Casual dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner, cafe with off street outdoor seating. Fresh, healthy and tasty Israeli food. Plenty to offer no matter what your dietary requirements, be it meat lover, vegetarian, vegan, or gluten free. Friendly atmosphere, counter service during the day and waiter service from 6pm. Park in Vine Street Car-park or on Cameron and walk through to Quality Street.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?