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Fat Camel

12 Quality Street | Walk through from Cameron or Vine Streets, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 0831
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“falafel” (46 reviews)
“pita pocket” (21 reviews)
“lamb pie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
12 Quality Street | Walk through from Cameron or Vine Streets, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 514 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I almost always only get the baklava here. While I am sure the portion size has decreased over time, it's very tasty.

Thank tg034
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

An Israeli cafe with super fresh food at reasonable prices. I honestly thought it was going to be the typical kebab meat off of a rotisserie but I was treated to food that is much more delicious. I have a big appetite so I was...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Nice atmosphere and handy to central city, nice selection, good food, good service and great prices to boot.

Thank theresaandross
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Situated in the Quality Street Arcade, in the heart of the Whangarei CBD, the Fat Camel is a small licenced restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating. The theme here is Israeli food. Perfect for parties of 2-4 people. We love coming here on our work lunchbreaks -...More

Thank DanCollett
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and great service ... Situated in quiet leasant courtyard ... yummy Mediterranean morsels ... a fav go to restaurant.

Thank LinleyG
Reviewed 6 August 2017

WE went to this restaurant on the recommendation of trip advisor. Ambience was average. Waiting staff very friendly. Menu reasonable with variety. Quality of food ok but not very tasty. I was very excited about going to Fat Camel but came half satisfied.

Thank sisira28
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The Fat Camel is much more than a little cafe. It's location provides both cosy indoor and outdoor seating and the selection of Middle Eastern foods is large enough to make me want to come back every time I visit Whangarei, just to try a...More

Thank AskDrN
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

No your not going to eat camel - this food is interesting and yummy. Go for lunch and try when you walk into this cafe all you smell is yummy food try it today

Thank Kristi24_13
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

An unexpected interval in Whangarei saw us end up here, guided by Trip Advisor, and we're so glad we did! All 4 of us greatly enjoyed the delicious Israeli treats on offer. Would recommend the shakshuka

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Fat Camel is modelled on a typical Israeli cafe, and the food is Israeli / Middle Eastern. The falafels are the best and their hummus is also great. Good coffee options and they do cabinet food as well as hot food. They have plenty of...More

Thank Nick_Major
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Quality Street | Walk through from Cameron or Vine Streets, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 0831
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Casual dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner, cafe with off street outdoor seating. Fresh, healthy and tasty Israeli food. Plenty to offer no matter what your dietary requirements, be it meat lover, vegetarian, vegan, or gluten free. Friendly atmosphere, counter service during the day and waiter service from 6pm. Park in Vine Street Car-park or on Cameron and walk through to Quality Street.
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