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Killer Prawn

$$ - $$$, Seafood, European
Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-430 3333
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (42 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What has happened to the Killer Prawn? The waitresses knew nothing about anything The toilet was dirty. The scotch fillet steak was so thin it was just a joke. No Matini, no Tia Maria for the Irish coffee no oysters.... Why don't they just admit...More

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My second time here and not as good as the first. So dark and empty when I arrived I thought it was closed. Waitress got our order wrong (maybe write it down next time) and when food did come it was pretty average - chips...More

Thank Jea M
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Meal good, but won't be back! Its now become a nightclub type place, felt very rushed out the door, poor service and the entertainment people were setting up while we were still eating. Such a shame a lovely dinning place has gone this way!!

Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The lunches are really good value and came out quickly although they did take a little long to take our order and had to ask again for drink orders. But overall a very good lunch with lots of options

Thank Jea M
Reviewed 18 February 2018

For express lunch things were not moving with any urgency. Had to leave my seat to make an order knowing lunch for me would be over soon. They offered water but didn't bring any over. To end my disappointing experience the salad I ordered was...More

Thank Hale A
Reviewed 5 February 2018

And it's just that - fast! We both had the steak and it came out fast, was a decent portion and was tasty and priced well! The atmosphere was comfortable and the staff were welcoming.

Thank 209tanian
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Anticipating some straightforward pub grub we were very impressed at the experience. Very pleasant staff. Very good pub food, attractively served. Asked for glass of water and it came (free, not expensive twanky designer bottled H2O) and with ice!! Napkins were fabric not paper. BIt...More

Thank decline421
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Hot humid day, no cooling apparent. Kids loved their desserts but the mains were a bit average, including overpriced sashimi. Quality was fine but wow the quantity was very poor. Service hit and miss, lots of others got their food before us, had to ask...More

Thank HelzBelz3
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

My partner had been to KP one month ago and was keen to go again as I returned from business trip overseas. What a dissapointment. High lights. The decor is different and al fresco tables unique. Lows. Asked for a Tap Beer from drinks list...More

1  Thank dwaotearoa
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing... food was well below average and overpriced for what was delivered. We ended up here after everywhere else in town was packed out, we were only 1 of 4 small tables - it was empty and not a happy table in sight. Sorry...More

Thank Paul M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-430 3333
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