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Tonic Restaurant

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239 Kamo Road, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
+64 9-437 5558
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Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A jewel in Whangerai...I have enjoyed Tonic about five times already and it never disappoints. My husband and I will be back for sure. Fish of the day is always exquisite...

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1 Thank Theo T
Buderim, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally a restaurant that delivers fresh food prepared well. Original flavours and good value. Service was friendly and the decor clean and simple but stylish. My only advice book or you will be disappointed.

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1 Thank leasashea
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed in Whangerei earlier this month and Tonic was the best part of our stay! We had heard lots of good things, so decided to see for ourselves and we weren't disappointed. We were greeted warmly by the owner Logan, and as there were just a few other tables booked in on this rainy Monday night,... More 

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Thank Lamorna90
Vancouver bc
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64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had been to the Harbour and eaten there, so tried one away from the water. An unprepossesing place in a mini strip mall, but the food and service were excellent. Well worth a visit

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Thank Habari
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Business end of year dinner was had at tonic last night, the food and atmosphere was fantastic, and you won't find better desserts anywhere in whangarei... probably new zealand, they are to die for! Lime posse was my fave of the night, although everything was beautiful, from entrees to final coffee! Recommend to all !

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Thank Caroline D
Whangarei, New Zealand
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for my daughters birthday and everything we had heard about Tonic was correct. Delicious food and helpful and charming staff made the evening a real pleasure. My husband said it was the most delicious meal he had ever eaten (obviously beside anything I gave cooked him!). We will be back. Highly recommend Tonic for a special dining exerience.

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Thank Karen J
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was torn by my visit to tonic. . The food sounded amazing, looked amazing, but the taste left alot to be desired. . Probarbly would not return. . And service was average to say the least!!

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Thank JCH1986
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was really excited to eat here as I had never been and had only heard great things about Tonic however fairly soon after being seated the evening started taking a dive till we just wanted to leave. We ordered, waited a bit till someone came back to order drinks, waited close to an hour until someone at the table... More 

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Thank spacecadett
Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Exceptional food and a very pleasant dining experience. The welcoming, helpful owner gave us herb olives and warm crispy sour dough bread to start with. We were made to feel special and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Lunch is great too with a two course special available.

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1 Thank thenorths100
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

As previous visits, food top notch, only six other diners tonight so it wasn't a long wait for our food to be served. Waitress friendly and efficient, aaa+.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Kamo Road, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-437 5558

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