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Food at Wharepuke

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190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
+64 9-407 8936
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Tutukaka Coast
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It came highly recommended by the motel and we had a limited time frame because we were booked in for a concert at the Turner Centre at 7:30 and needed to pick up our tickets first. Our mistake was not booking a table first because the place was jumping when we got there just before six. Nevertheless we were seated... More 

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Thank PerfectStrangerNZ
Pattaya, Thailand
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220 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Returned after 2 years, Lucky we booked earlier in the day. WE were in for 6-30 pm. I had Angus Steak which was cooked perfectly. My wife had the the pork belly again. She said it was cooked bueatifully and after talking to the staff she found they marinate overnight . The crackling was also lovely as she did give... More 

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Thank Barry-Jang
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here after reading all the reviews with high hopes of having a good experience but unfortunately was very disappointed with the whole experience. The food I felt was over priced, I mean who charges $37 for a Thai curry. Ordered the spring rolls for entree for $14 got 2 small spring rolls cut into four( very disappointed) My husband... More 

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4 Thank Farnaz S
foodatwharepuke, Owner at Food at Wharepuke, responded to this review

I am sorry , did not have a good experience . Your thoughts on our prices are noted, our meals are fairly priced for the products we use. We use free range and spray free/ organic where possible and fresh line caught fish, not frozen. These products may reflect in the prices of some dishes. The menu is well balanced... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Wharepuke Subtropical Accommodation around dinner time and without a booking in the Café, and they were fully booked for the evening. The staff did an amazing job of seating us for a quick and wonderful meal, noting we had to vacate our table before a certain time. Service was the perfect blend of friendly and knowledgeable.... More 

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1 Thank John C
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous food and lovely garden. We had the fixed menu and all the food was cooked to perfection. Great flavours and huge portions. Was a little noisy but that was because of a large booking. Wood definitely return!

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Thank Emma D
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the most beautifully and authentically prepared Thai banquet selection on a Friday night. The food was absolutely delicious, and the service professional, friendly and excellent too! The outdoor setting evoked the tropics too. If we lived in KeriKeri we would eat here every Friday night! Loved everything. My husband is a Chef and he too was most impressed.... More 

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Thank YarrandabbiDreaming
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived about 6:25 for a takeaway. We were given the takeaway menu to make our decision about what to eat and decided just after 6:30. But by the time they went to take our order at 6:35, we were told by the person who gave us the menu that takeaway finished at 6:30 and refused to serve us. This is... More 

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2 Thank Alan M
foodatwharepuke, Owner at Food at Wharepuke, responded to this review

I am sorry that we couldn't provide you with takeaways. We did however offer a table for you to dine in the restaurant. We are very busy from 6.30 - 8 pm therefore are unable to offer takeaways at this time. Our takeaway option runs from 5 - 6.30 pm, maybe you didn't quite understand this policy. The kitchen is... More 

Northland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had dinner here with work colleagues. It was a little pricey so I had to be very selective but I still managed to have a gorgeous main, sumptuous dessert and one glass of wine. The quality was fantastic so that made up for the price. I do believe though that you should pay for good quality so I wasn't... More 

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Thank May S
Whangarei, New Zealand
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was excellent, lovely gardens, great atmosphere, great service. Very relaxing. Would definitely eat there again.

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Thank Gayle M
Kerikeri, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food with a wide variety for every palate, I personally had a delicious curry which was the bomb! Deserts were equally yummy. The staff were on to it and the food was nice and hot. The chef even checked up to ensure everything was perfect. Cant fault it, best meal to be had in Northland

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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
Cuisine
European, Asian, Thai, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 8936

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?