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sally's restaurant

25 The Strand, Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7652
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (41 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
25 The Strand, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 602 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined outside along the Strand for lunch and enjoyed our meal and the scenic location. Good dishes and friendly staff.

Thank TropicSplendor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at lunch time. I had just run the Paihia Marathon, quick shower and ferry over. Fancied simple carbs and liked the idea of toasted sandwiches. My wife ordered eggs Benny and my son had mac and cheese...which they got..no sign of my sandwiches....More

Thank Ciaran L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Russell 3 years ago, Sally's was good then and still good today. Coffee and eggs bene were on point as well as the BLT. We came over on the ferry from Paihia as there isnt many options there, thanks Sally's!

1  Thank Guy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice meal here on Friday night so went back on Saturday night. The wait staff didn't seem particularly pleased to have diners and were obviously disengaged from their roles. I ordered the Garlic Prawns with Pickled Ginger and Orange Salad as I...More

Thank JEB60
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very friendly family restaurant, after walking around Russell vistiting Long Beach, Flatstaff flag pole with outstanding views over looking Kent Passage. Amazing waterfront view of Russell.

Thank yachtaiwa
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Having had many good dinners at Sally's over the years we were incredibly disappointed with our experience on Friday 19 May. We were the only people in the restaurant which should have warned us that things had changed (other places full of people) but we...More

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Chose Sallys because of the overall good reviews & the online menu suited our tastes . We visited on a Tuesday evening & the restaurant was quite empty when compared to the Duke of Marlborough down the road. Welcome was friendly from the waitress who...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

A cafe during the day and a restaurant at night- that's what it seems like although people can also walk in for casual meals at night! This was the third of the three restaurants recommended by our B&B host, the other two being the Gables...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Lovely location on the beach. The lunches were delicious although the wait was quite long. Dinner was more expensive than the lunch.

Thank jaikieceisel
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Called in to see if we could go for lunch, and it was packed. As much as I like to check out TA rated things, this was not one I would go to, too small and too noisy. Hope the food makes up for it!

Thank Keza_WA
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We have a group of 8 people from the USA on a tour in March and we would like to see a menu if possible. We ate lunch there with my brother and his wife last year and it was great, but we would like to inform the group what they could order. Thanks Sally. This is Sally B
19 January 2016|
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Response from sk1pro | Property representative |
Hi, Sally B, We would love you to come and dine with us. We are open seven days a week. Yes we do have a website. Our menu is on the website. During the day you order at the counter in the evening you are served by my... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 The Strand, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 7652
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