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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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Whangarei, New Zealand
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This cafe has it all. Great range of options to choose from, food and drinks are presented in interesting and pretty ways - the atmosphere both inside and outside is so cosy and comfortable, and the staff are enthusiastic. This is a place to come for a real social time - with lots of different platters to choose from to... More 

Thank Emma B
Whangarei, New Zealand
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love coming here for lunch - sunshine, cold beer and excellent food. My favourite dishes are the vegetarian.

Thank MegzOamaru
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Falafel with friends was amazing. The hummus was a delight! Everything so Delish!!!!! Will start making my self a regular

Thank georgiaburtred71
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Hummus platter! Great coffee. Lots of authentic options like home made Turkish delight and ice cream. Nice atmosphere in the middle of town.

Thank tiana hanneke M
Glasgow, Scotland
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Found this restaurant when sheltering from an unseasonable cloudburst and lunch was one of the best that we have had in the area - good service from pleasant staff and an excellent meal at a reasonable price

Thank wpwGlasgow
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place set in a funcky alleyway in Whangarei. Always met with an easy greeting, great aromatic smells and a fat camel smile. Great food, great location, great people, great coffee...love it

Thank pmepham2017
Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It always seems like it is authentic, not that I have ever been to Israel. The range is good. Excellent coffee too.

Thank PeteChris477
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only I was delight with a fantastic lamb pita, but also got the best tips to take fully advantage of my staying in Whangarei. Great staff, you can fell the proud of the team working there, what makes the perfect service.

Thank Bruno G
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went twice (made sure to do a detour on our way back from the Bay of Islands to experience it again) as the food is truly superb (easily on par with the best in Israel) and the atmosphere also reminds us of the Middle East. Extremely attentive to service and very friendly. A corner of Israel in New Zealand.... More 

Thank BBtravelsWorld
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have had dinner, breakfast, lunch, coffee and take away a from Fat Camel. Always fresh, always well presented and in a pleasant friendly environment. Can recommend this delightful cosy place for any occasion.

Thank G-force-G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Cafe, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
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
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?