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THE DECK

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Cafe, New Zealand
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REOTAHI ROAD | WHANGAREI HEADS, Whangarei, New Zealand
Today
08:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 17:00
Wed 08:00 - 18:00
Thu 08:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 20:00
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum fish and chips, scoop ice cream, good coffee and a nice array of cabinet food. Would be good to have more vegetarian options.

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Thank 180amandak
Auckland, New Zealand
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here many times, the fish and chips are the best we've had..particularly the blue nose....we got takeaways a couple times and also ate on the deck for lunch, the fish and chips came with a lovely salad and we added a couple scollops for good luck! Yum!

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Thank Kerri_Andre_Finley
Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place for a coffee and a bite to eat. There are lovely views of the harbour from the outside seating. Inside there is lots of seating that you can move around to suit whether it is only a couple or a large group. I live locally so have been here many occasions , sometimes for only... More 

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Thank jpindred
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to The Deck several times (solely because they practically have a monopoly on hot food if you're heading out to Ocean Beach!) and every time I go the staff are nothing but rude, abrupt, and snappy. I don't appreciate being snapped at because I ask about an option for takeaways! It's a shame they're practically the only stop... More 

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Thank Danielle D
Whangarei, New Zealand
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pies to take along, ice cream, the best grilled Chicken Sandwich, all served with a smile. Local atmosphere, real people, home made food and cold drinks make this one of our favourite stops. Come hungry or you wont finish your well priced meal !

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Thank mizmae2
Island Bay,Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a regular visitor to the Deck. Always take my father who reckons it's the best fish and chips he's tasted and I agree. The cafe is rustic and fits well into the local area. The staff are always pleasant and the service is efficient.

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Thank DaDon63
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you're doing a day trip, or heading out for a couple hours drive, then stop here for a drink/coffee/snack and enjoy the stunning views of the quaint McLeods Bay, under the shadows of Mount Manaia. Very much a "local" spot, the homemade pies looked fantastic and a wide variety is on offer from coffee, icecreams to a beverage.

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Thank Ziggi4214
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Deck is a really good wee restaurant in a very picturesque area. I have visited many times with family including grand-children and have always been extremely happy with the service and food. Always very fresh sea-food and according to the 'pie eaters' they are really good. On a summers day its a treat to sit outside with a cool... More 

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Thank Grammy554
Whangarei, New Zealand
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This place serves the most incredible scallops with chips and salad. Reasonably priced and cooked to perfection.

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Thank russle0
Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I have always had good food at the Deck. We drive pass the Parua Bay Tavern to have a meal here. The view is fantastic.

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Thank Suzan305

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 19:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: REOTAHI ROAD | WHANGAREI HEADS, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei

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