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Split Bar & Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
'DOBRI DOSLI' - WELCOME TO SPLIT Enjoy a tasty cooked meal using fresh local produce and seafood, and succulent New Zealand lamb & beef. There is beer on tap and a range of beautiful New Zealand wines. Whether you are dining with us or simply wish to enjoy the atmosphere, a glass of wine and a delicious mezze platter after work, you are always welcome at Split. The two separate areas within Split, cater for a restaurant dining experience with cocktail bar, or a garden bar with a fun relaxed atmosphere, and a giant screen to entertain if desired. You can find us opposite the Post Office in Rathbone St, Whangarei.
US$10 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Bar, New Zealand, European, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews lambs fry mezze platter scotch fillet pork bread fries salad fijian curry separate menu pan fried fresh fish of the day great atmosphere special of the day friendly wait staff our waiter good quality food outdoor area
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had dinner at Split with a bunch of friends. We each ordered something different but were all pleasantly surprised with how amazing our meals were. Service was top notch also, I will be back!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank aimeemarie321
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had dinner at Split around Sept and was pleasantly surprised about their dinner menu. So for our girls day out I suggested we go there for lunch, and it was Central to other places. Well after a lovely lunch, and very scrumptious cocktails, we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Finz2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table for 6. The table when we arrived was nicely prepared for us with water and menus. The restaurant is long and narrow but has a wonderful atmosphere and simple decor, but this adds to the charm. The service was friendly and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

My son and I had lunch today a spur of the moment place and very glad we chose here. The waiter was really good- very attentive but not intrusive. We both enjoyed our food. Very happy!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jansandmike
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Wonderful family run bar in the fantastic town of sorrento. Warmest welcome in town. Our day is not complete without a drink in split bar. It’s always the first bar we go to and the last drink we have before saying goodbye to sorrento. Wonderful...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank halehpeel
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Situated in the heart of Whangeri we had lovely fresh food and drink at this restaurant. Good service. Obviously a popular place even on a weekday.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sunjo100
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We weren't planning on having dinner at Split Bar, just went in for a drink. However, we were given the menu and I am glad that we were. I had catch of the day and it was lovely. The service was great. Really happy that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Finz2010
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Love Split - the back garden area, the outdoor seating, the inner restaurant. Meals consistently good. Ambience great. Close to parking. Coffee superb

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank laurenr0che
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely perfect went for a family members birthday tonight and had an awesome vegetarian curry. Also had a bowl of fry’s to share, best fries I’ve ever had super crisp and fresh. Will be returning.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ShelbyP209
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly efficient service, great setting. It pays to book as they are often booked out. Beer and rugby out the back and warm, cosy dinner dining in the front. A local favourite!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JulietL192
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