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The Wharf - Restaurant & Bar

) #14 of 20 Restaurants in Russell ££ - £££ , European, Gluten Free Options
Russell Waterfront | Bay of Islands, Russell, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7771
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (13 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
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New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Russell Waterfront | Bay of Islands, Russell, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Met up with friends on a Sunday morning and we all enjoyed a great brunch.Perfect eggs.Great service and coffee which was nice and warm.

Thank heikee2014
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We had two flat whites and a yummy passion fruit and custard muffin. Excellent vantage point overlooking the pretty wharf at Russell. Friendly service and great coffee!

Thank N7270GUsamr
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The service was fantastic, the pumpkin soup was great as was the meat loaf. The view across the bay was amazing.

Thank Kerith G
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Stop #2 of or Russel mini Pub crawl. Had a few beers and an ANZAC cookie. Ok value, beer was good. What more do I say

Thank Animal_Yarns
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We last had lunch at The Wharf about 14 months ago and it was okay but nothing special. New ownership now and there is a distinct improvement. Although many might opt for the excellent, and more famous, Duke of Marlborough just along the street, The...More

1  Thank Steve J
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Best coffee in Russell! We couldn't wait until the next morning for your daily fix. Staff were super friendly.

1  Thank melissabates
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We were there today with the family and it took 2 attempts to get a menu, then 10 mins later we finally got one. Then from there once we ordered it was 30 mins to receive our lunch with our 2 young boys going stir...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 20 April 2016

While visiting The Bay of Islands in the north island of New Zealand, we decided to take a ferry to island of Russell as we await our boat tour to "Hole in the Rock". We were starving so we stopped into The Wharf and it...More

Thank DeeDeeEats
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We'd had a good and relaxed lunch here three years earlier so headed straight there on disembarking the ferry, looking for a late lunch. Locals were coming in for coffee and cakes and people were sitting out on the outside seating area. We sat just...More

Thank mhallcool
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I found myself at this nicely situated cafe after visiting the two museums in Russell on an overcast and drizzly kind of day. I wasn't in the mood for a huge lunch so their menu offered me a nice selection. The vegetarian benedict accompanied by...More

Thank clw52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Russell Waterfront | Bay of Islands, Russell, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 7771
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