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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” (50 reviews)
“pita pocket” (24 reviews)
“lamb pie” (7 reviews)
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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 22 January 2018 via mobile

I ordered the falafels and hummus platter which I really enjoyed. The falafels were flavoursome without being over the top and were perfectly cooked. The hummus was supper smooth and there was tonnes of it. Good value and loads of options on the menu.

Thank TravellingTurtles
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Went back yesterday for a takeaway Pita pocket. While it was nice was disappointed that they had changed their ingredients from years ago. A smear of hummus, small amount of tabbouleh and beetroot, lots of coleslaw yuk where did that come from, and drenched in...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We chose the place basing on tripadvisor reviews and didnt regret it. Food is great, we enjoyed it. Note that plates are really big, if you want to have desserts, go for pockets, they are reasonable size. Service was good and we didnt have to...More

Thank fanga607
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We had lunch at the Fat Camel yesterday after hearing it was a great place to eat from several of our friends that have been in the area for years. Three of the four of us really enjoyed the meals and said we would return....More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We went to Fat Camel tonight after seeing it advertised in a brochure in our motel. It said Gluten Free available. The location is lovely down a cute pedestrian street and we sat outside which was lovely. I explained I was gluten free and asked...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Another visit to the Fat Camel and again, not disappointed! Consistently good, excellent service, and delicious meal (yet again). I think this was my third visit (I rarely get up north) and just as before another excellent experience. Thank you Fat Camel for bringing our...More

Thank raisunfamily
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Food was good. Had to wait for a while but was worth waiting. Good staff and variety. Will visit again

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We regularly eat lunch here on a Sunday and have not been disappointed yet. Highly recommended. See you Sunday!

Thank NewZealandFlyingKiwi
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The Fat Camel is one of my regular dining spots. They have great food that is good value for money. I love the pitas, they are filling and delicious. The portions are really generous and the staff are super friendly. I would definitely recommend the...More

Thank Tu T
Reviewed 17 December 2017

great Meditteranean food;cheerful inexpensive and a good menu with many options.excellent Pita pockets and the Jerusalem chicken schnitzel is delicious.

Thank argyll2nz
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Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 22
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, Kids, Child-friendly
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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