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6 Wharf Street, Warkworth 0910, New Zealand
+64 9-422 2511
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Dined recently on a Saturday evening, when we had the fortune to have the kids away on an impromptu sleepover! Have dined there before when it was under a different name, and a bit dubious after seeing some reviews, but was hankering for Thai. There isn't a great deal of choice of different cuisines around these parts (not at the... More 

Thank dksnz
Mangawhai, New Zealand
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88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

Given the selection of night eating places in Warkworth you cannot go past the Red Rice Restaurant. One minor problem is that it took us few minutes to find it for the first time on Wharf Street in the rain. This is a BYO restaurant so take advantage of this feature. While it may not be the best Thai food... More 

Thank Mark F
Warkworth, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

Red Rice offers casual class right by the river in beautiful Warkworth. Food was delicious and tastefully served. You can BYO which is a bonus and enjoy hot and spicy or cool and classy meals. This is a place you could make your fortnightly visit to and always be satisfied with the service and quality. We went with a party... More 

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Warkworth, New Zealand
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

have lived in area for 20 years and used to go to the old thai restaurant there when we wanted quality food.. decided to check out red rice (same building, basically same menu) I should have known when i came to pick up my takeaways on VALENTINES DAY something was wrong,, 8pm and only 2 couples in the restaurant,,/i brought... More 

Thank cookiemonster841
New Zealand
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

It is nice to go to a place where they still will serve you a dinner after nine p.m., where most of the others would bluntly say: " a kitchen is closed". Considering, that Warkworth is a nice place, it doesn't really have a nice restaurant, just takeaways and a pub food. This Thai restaurant is good, with medium to... More 

1 Thank Jalinny
Wellsford, New Zealand
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

Finally we can eat Indonesian food in Warkworth. Beef Rendang, my favorite dish was tender cooked and full of flavor. Enjoyed my diner.

Thank RAVIAN42
Bathurst, Australia
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109 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

We had takeaway from here for 2 families whilst staying nearby. The menu range was extensive and a little overwhelming. That said we were able to decide on our list. The prices were a little more expensive to what we are used to compared to the quality. The money bags we had were delicious and crispy and an unusual shape.... More 

Thank narayansmate
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

we have just finished a fine meal at Red Rice. We had entrees and mains and all the meals were well presented, tasty and hot. Also a good portion size and my vegetarian dish was a pleasant surprise as it had a wide range of vegetables. The service was friendly and quick. There were not many people dining in but... More 

Thank karenduggy
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

We are some what local and love proper Asian cooking so were hoping we had stumbled onto something amazing, however we were a bit disappointed with the food. It wasn't bad it just wasn't great either a bit bland for our tastes. They do have a beautiful little spot and we could have just been there on a bad night... More 

Thank Monique A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2014

I went last night for takeaways with one other person and, although the wait was 25 min long, the food was amazing and flavorful! One of the best prawn curries I have had! However, after raving about it to our entire traveling party (12 people) and we decided to get it again the next night, things went downhill fast. They... More 

1 Thank JKJohnstonNZ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malaysian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Wharf Street, Warkworth 0910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Warkworth
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 2511

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