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Solar Eating House

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2133
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“nachos” (5 reviews)
“poached eggs” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

A quaint place with zealous staff, not a bad call for an affordable dinner. Service was good and food not bad (onion rings are superb)

Thank MJPNZ
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a coffee and a nibble. The coffee was good and half the price of some other establishments in town. Had a honey and nut slice to go with it which was yummo too. Fantastic view overlooking the harbour too which definitely enhanced...More

Thank MikeEccy
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Came here for breakfast. The reception and service wasn't exactly the warmest, but the food was really good and hit the right spot. We sat outside and the views were really pretty, and the seating was good. I would go back, would love to try...More

Thank Vicky F
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Have been to this cafe two years running in the off season to find a lively local vibe. Colourful locals chilling and using Wi-Fi. Dogs welcome and did I mention the muffins? The best ever banana berry and chocolate muffin. Just as I remembered them.

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The best breakfast I've had in a very long time. Absolutely outstanding. Great service and good views too.

Thank Jonny D
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

As town got busy on Sunday morning, we were looking for a relaxed, non-scene coffee and easy breakfast. While service was friendly and competent. Coffee was delivered to us outside on a fun patio, with a view over Oneroa bay. Mango coconut muffins were moist...More

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here on a sunny winters day. We had the beef and bacon burger and the roast vege nachos. Lots of flavour, and a great outlook. Would visit again.

Thank Kewtypie
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Nothing great here nothing horrid either, breakfast menu is somewhat limited, view is nice, a little pricey but it is the island after all

Thank Mdggnz
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Admittedly I didn't think the food was going to be good here but man was I wrong! I had the vegetarian poached eggs with falafel it was delicious! the only thing I didn't like was being told were we could not sit because there was...More

Thank WinesieTime
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Planned to visit for Sunday evening meal, but it was closed, so returned for a brunch later in the week. Meals are ordered at the counter. We ordered poached eggs on toast and a "healthy breakfast" - which included grainy toast, hummus and some greenery....More

Thank CactusRose
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand (Formerly Solar Cafe & Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Oneroa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2133
  • E-mail
Description
Cool, Stylish Cafe and Restaurant at the top of Oneroa with fantastic breakfasts and amazing sea views. Oneroa's only garden bar overlooking the Hauraki Gulf. Huge outdoor areas, family friendly fun room and real outside castle.
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