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$$ - $$$Cafe,
1 Reotahi Road | WHANGAREI HEADS, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
+64 9-434 0866
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (14 reviews)
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
1 Reotahi Road | WHANGAREI HEADS, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

The burgers here are delicious. It's a nice and easy atmosphere hanging out on the deck near Mt Manaia. The staff were really nice and friendly too. A great stop-off spot for starving walkers after hiking the mountain!

Thank traciegila
Reviewed 10 January 2017 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.

1  Thank 180amandak
Reviewed 8 January 2017

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...More

Thank Kerri_Andre_Finley
Reviewed 6 January 2017

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...More

Thank jpindred
Reviewed 3 January 2017

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...More

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 27 December 2016

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 !

Thank mizmae2
Reviewed 21 December 2016 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.

Thank DaDon63
Reviewed 19 December 2016

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...More

Thank Ziggi4217
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...More

Thank Grammy554
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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

Thank russle0
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Cafe, New Zealand
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Reotahi Road | WHANGAREI HEADS, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-434 0866
Great Place Good Homemade Food Great Views, Not Expensive
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