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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (53 reviews)
“pita pocket” (28 reviews)
“lamb pasta” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
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12 Quality Street | Walk through from Cameron or Vine Streets, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The reviewers raving about this unique Israeli food have led very sheltered lives. How is this different from the ubiquitous Lebanese cuisine? We ordered the schnitzel plate and received some small crumbed scraps, some so thin they contained no discernible chicken, over-fried so that even...More

Thank fufan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food at really really cheap prices, coffees are always so good, award winning barista. Always my go to for a cheap but delicious meal!

Thank LaurenT2563
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of great menu choices, very big meals. Made for a yummy lunch the next day. staff were great. Didn't have to wait long for meals either. Make sure you're hungry when you go.

Thank Karina L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went for the least expensive veggie pita, ($12) not knowing I was being treated, but I was not disappointed! The meal as incredibly tasty with a range of sauces hugging the pita patties, all nestled in a freshly backed pita pocket. My friends had...More

Thank Artisteyes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really busy. We got the last table. It was noisy but the sounds were people enjoying each other’s company and their food. We got a hummus plate and a pickle plate along with Moroccan tea and Israeli coffee. All were delicious, certainly adequate in size...More

Thank BruceWE
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pretty special place. The quality of the fresh healthy food is awesome. Salads are huge! Lots of texture and flavor. Super friendly service and great coffee. Loads of ideas and experiences to choose from

Thank cafegeoff
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

The food was good enough in regards of flavours. The portion was decent but not huge. The service was friendly and the venue tidy but not to the level of an A standard restaurant. They even have their grade B standard certificate hanging in the...More

Thank juanpb21
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Be sure to come hungry if you order a main dish here. It includes several salads and spreads as well as the main dish. My lamb was delicious and I enjoyed the variety of salads.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Fresh, delicious, and authentic. The vibe at Fat Camel is really relaxed and the staff are always a delight to deal with. Prices are reasonable, and serving sizes are spot on. The falafel is delicious!

Thank 154daniellap
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The food at Fat Camel is a delicious and interesting insight into Israeli food. It's quite unlike what we usually eat here in NZ and really allows a glimpse into how another culture eats. Vegetables such as beetroot and carrots with hummus and yoghurt dressing...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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