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sally's restaurant

) #3 of 20 Restaurants in Russell ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, Seafood, European
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)
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Cafe, Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
25 The Strand, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a real lesson in not judging a book by its cover. The dates and plain looking establishment was full of lovely staff with efficient service. The food was a simple menu but every item we ordered was super tasty. I'd go back for...More

Thank madcollins
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice setting to sit and watch the world go by while enjoying lunch. Great cakes and excellent coffee. Recommend the pancakes.

Thank getdihere
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Attended the Russell birdman yesterday. Hubby and I had Eggs Benedict usually costs $16-$20 locally- $22.50 Poached eggs were very runny and undercooked, bread dry, bacon dry very disappointed will not go there again.More

Thank Belinda W
sk1pro, Owner at sally's restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Belinda, What a fantastic day in Russell it was on saturday definatley worth the trip across. We bake our bread each morning so I am wondering if you were actually at Sally's. I was at work all day and you definatley did not come...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

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

Thank TropicSplendor
Reviewed 4 June 2017 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
sk1pro, Owner at sally's restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Ciaran. How was your wifes benedict and your sons mac and cheese? I am sorry but all of my staff are only human and do make the very few and far between errors I guess it happens in your profesion too. Sounds as though...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 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 29 May 2017

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 23 May 2017

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 4 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
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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
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, 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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