Russell is a town in the Bay of Islands in the North Island of New Zealand. Lying just across the bay from Waitangi, and the Treaty Grounds, this is one of the early european settlements in New Zealand.
- The Gables Restaurant, 19 The Strand, PH 09 403 7670. Relaxed fine dining restaurant on waterfront. Specializing in local seafood, wine and top cuts of N.Z beef and lamb. It is one of the oldest buildings in the country, it boasts beautiful wooden floors and panelling as well as whale bone foundations. www.thegablesrestaurant.co.nz
- Hone's Beer Garden & Burger Bar, 10 York St. Set amongst palm trees, never without a relaxed reggae vibe, Hone's serves up casual meals - homemade burgers, fish n chips and salads.
- Tapeka Del Mar Beachfront Holiday Home, 22 Du Fresne Place, Tapeka Point, ☎ +64 2 136-7700, . checkin: 15:00; checkout: 10:00. Beach front luxury holiday home accommodation. 4 bedrooms sleep up to 13 guests. Furnished and equipped to a high standard. All linen is included with a row boat, kayaks and Internet on an all tide swimming beach. edit