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Red Dining

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Italian, Pizza, Fusion, New Zealand
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3 Kensington Avenue, Whangarei, New Zealand
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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168 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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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43 reviews
37 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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
Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way north for an early dinner and glad we did. Prompt service. Good food. We arrived shortly after 5pm so just a few tables occupied. I can imagine it gets very busy after 6pm. Kids loved the pizza and the pasta dish I had, tasted better than it sounded. Good for casual dining.

1 Thank NZJaxC
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Walking in on a Saturday the ambiance was enhanced by a young pianist playing ....nice touch. Service here is exceptional , friendly , efficient and not intrusive . Food was excellent ... we had the pizza bread and pasta dishes and could not fault . Even managed desert , again excellent ! Will def re visit when we return to... More 

1 Thank GoodyNZ
Whangarei, New Zealand
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was a great place for a party of 7 + 2 kids - Despite a stuff up with the booking which was emailed and then I called the next day - they still got the day wrong BUT they accommodated us when we arrived there. The 1 metre long pizza was brilliant and the atmosphere was great Cheers

Thank 021TainaS
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Visited while staying in whangarei for a couple of nights. Fantastic food and great service. The chocolate fondant was superb!

1 Thank jamesk7901

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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, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?