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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%
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“falafel” (55 reviews)
“pita pocket” (26 reviews)
“lamb pasta” (9 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 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely cafe with very friendly staff. Had two of the pitta pockets with some chips, followed by a piece of ginger slice. Good portions and very tasty. Good value for money and would definitely visit again.

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us went to ‘The fat camel’ for lumch. They provided us menus, but you needed to order inside and pay. The dish names were middle eastern, but fortunately a description was provided. The people who got the larger meals found they could...More

1  Thank Desarae W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Certainly rate this cafe highly. Dined in a couple of weeks ago with family. Our first visit was memorable. My partner and I ordered hummus, babakanosh and laboaneh (spelling?), along with falafels and dolma. This, from memory, came to $50.00 and we could not finish...More

Thank GladiatorDelWino
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent food excellent service, an ideal cafe for friends who want to dine out together , especially after hanging out since it locates at the central of the town.

Thank Maxi Y
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I with my partner walked into the little street of whangarie and found a lovely middle eastern fat camel cafe, we got inspired by the delicious food, we had falafall and lamb pita , which were wrapped with mouth watering salads and humus in them....More

Thank Nikhil s
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

On a wet very quiet Sunday we were looking for somewhere to eat lunch on our stop in Whangarei. We saw the cobbled alley way and wandered up and found the Fat Camel . It was bustling inside . Great coffee and a wonderful middle...More

Thank 871fionah
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Went with family food was very solid, not spectacular but solid. A little pricey but would go back. Solid not great

Thank Lance L
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I literally have to come here every time I’m near whangarei because the lamb pita I order is so yummy. I wish I could cook like this so healthy with spices marinated meats or falafel and tabouli and homemade hommus and garlic yogurt dressing. They...More

Thank Lookingatthestars9
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

The best hummus in town!!!! Loved my pita picket filled of amazing meat, delicious salads and the awesome sauces!!!!

Thank JKaipo
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Went there to eat one day with a friend and someone spilled some food on the ground by the tables and chairs. Asked the worker if they could please sweep up the spilled food because it was attracting bugs and birds. The worker said, oh...More

Thank Pula2011
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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