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Killer Prawn

££ - £££, Seafood
Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-430 3333
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (44 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“buffalo wings” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Seafood
££ - £££
Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing food last night. Perfectly cooked scallops and steak.average wait service but food and bartender made up for it :-)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sightsee816485
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Very disappointed. Meals very basic and hardly a prawn restaurant which was expected given the name. Overpriced for what you get. 5 prawns for the Singapore main with a thick sauce like ones we can get out of a jar. Vegetable salad side was a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank JillG1761
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have been there on a Friday night, Killer Prawn almost empty. Even though a fire place was burning and this was nice, the food was disappointing. Chicken very pale and not crispy at all, I could have done a better job. For that kind...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Christine L
Reviewed 19 June 2018

There were six of us and one of us ordered Steaks, Fish & Chips and Buffalo Wings. After having our drinks they told us they had no Buffalo wings, very upset child. But went for the Ribs. Meal was tasty, but the steaks were all...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Woolies
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Do not order the killer prawn legendary dish! It just 5 sad frozen prawn in a big bowl of butter chicken sauce with 3 piece of horrific soft bread ! Doesn’t worth $34. But excitement service and nice welcoming staff !

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank H1437XT_
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Food was average small portion sizes, we were sat in bar area where it was cold and dark despite the fireplace going in the empty restuarant with only 4 other diners. Tables and floors were sticky could literally hear your shoes peeling off the floor....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AmandaH5739
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Are you a night club or restaurant? The place was filthy, toilets were gross holes in the walls, gum stuck to the floor , mussels were cooked to rubber, Steak was very average and the staff aren’t trained. What a shame it has been very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank sancita
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Went here mid week for birthday treat. Place had only six other people there. There were four of us. Long long time for drinks to come. Food took forever, I kid you not. The three steaks were cold, maybe due to us hearing a plate...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 6 April 2018

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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank beth010
Reviewed 21 March 2018 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

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Jea M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
New Zealand, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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