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The Wharf - Restaurant & Bar

€€ - €€€, European, Gluten Free Options
Russell Waterfront | Bay of Islands, Russell, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7771
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Russell Waterfront | Bay of Islands, Russell, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

They were very busy but didn't warn us our muffins which were sitting on the counter would take well over 20 min to get to us. Grandson got his smoothie then 10min later we got teas and coffees but by then we were over waiting...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A great outlook over the water serving great eggs for breakfast. Also serves a good coffee & smoothies. The property has protection from the wind and sun by offering inside seating. There is also a nice garden setting too. The staff were very warm, welcoming...More

Thank sharonbaby
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had a problem with just ordering coffees, on three occasions we changed the coffee we ordered. But the food looked OK

Thank Bubbles10024370
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great service with a perfectly cooked breakfast. The mango smoothie was delicious. Decor is much brighter now.

Thank Jazz168
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were served our meals consecutively so that we all ate alone, the last meal we had to ask for it was so slow. There were 1-2 other tables busy and already served so not due to being over loaded . The meals were not...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We loved the breakfast here so much we went back several times. We also had a drink there in the afternoon and it was great for sitting outside.

Thank Anna v
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Decent morning coffee and really fantastic fresh muffins, hot out of oven (not nuked in microwave). So fresh, the steam opened the bottom of the bag, where the muffin promptly plopped onto the pavement. It smelled too good to waste. Applied 2 second rule. Ate...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Just around the corner from the Commodores Lodge, we had breakfast here. Loved it and have been back since.

Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Met up with a friend for a business discussion out under the trees overlooking the the waves and boats.Tranquil setting, good service, fair prices and we were left alone to chat privately.Most enjoyable.

Thank Mediguru1
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We fell for it unfortunately Food and service desidely average and no choice The old lady got chatting to us and next minute you are sitting down Saw several people fall for her charms Different matter once you are sitting down - she doesnt want...More

1  Thank TryingNewStuff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Russell Waterfront | Bay of Islands, Russell, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 7771
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