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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
“Nice for a drink on a sunny afternoon in the heart of the main street of Whakatane. Lots of other bars and eateries there as well and right in the middle of the shopping strip and across from the river walk.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“More upmarket restaurant with really nice food and close to the river so you can take a stroll before or after dinner. Ring for a booking.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“You will get one of the best curries in New Zealand at this very friendly Sri Lankan Restaurant. We use it a lot.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Lovely atmosphere. Comfortable place to meet friends for a drink or a meal.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Very good Indian food. Service is very good as well. Can also see this restaurant from WARU.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Soulsa has lovely food and wine selections for dinner and is located in Whakatane town ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great for a coffee and tart. L'Epicerie Larder has cute courtyard garden out the back to enjoy your coffee”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“For those wanting a touch of Asia, lovely thai food freshly cooked for you.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Fish & Chips Shop
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“Best fish and chips shop. Ring ahead or be prepared for a long wait on weekends”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Get a lovely meal and ale at the same time. Sit outside and relax. Great place!!”
  • 1 local recommends
Hostel
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
“There is so much delicious food to choose from: either order your favourite Chinese food or fish and chips, or go for the smorgasbord like we do.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Brewery
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  • 1 local recommends