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Wai Kitchen

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€€ - €€€
New Zealand, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
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1/149 Ocean View Road, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 7505
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

...had "the last supper" - well breaky before departing the island....the Eggs Bene with Salmon and/or Bacon was the best. AND the kids Pancakes were superb! they had an Easter theme - cookie, eggs, fruit and of course Pancakes with a side of Maple, mmmmmm....and the view was the cherry on top!

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Thank YOLOBABY
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Handled a table of 8 (4 kids) with no issue. Quick friendly service. Good tasty food. No dramas or issues. Lovely setting and views.

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Thank Martin M
Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always come here when on Waiheke with new visitors as it has one of the best views. Staff are always so polite and attentive. Food is not hugely imaginative but is reliably good which tends to suit visitors. Restaurant is nice and light and open even on rainy days. Right in the middle of Oneroa Village.

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Thank louisehQ1632FR
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After trying to book for brunch the day before and seeing two spare tables we we were told there were no chairs! we managed to get a table the following day..after being seated for 15 or more minutes our table was cleared from the previous occupants by our less than smiley waitress. The food when it finally arrived was suberb... More 

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Thank Angela R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful view and lovely food. Shame the staff are so miserable. Service is appalling. Tried three times to go and initially while they had vacant tables, they were out of chairs! When we finally got there we were ignored, service was unbelievably slow with it taking more than an hour from when we arrived to getting food and then the... More 

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Thank Carefree007
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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157 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place when the sun is shining, food and coffee great but had to wait for it. A couple of really sour faced staff need to feel happier. Enjoy.....

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Thank Kevin T
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us enjoyed Sat brunch - all had a different dish and everyone was happy. Service pleasant although a bit slow - it was busy though and we were in no rush. Views and surroundings are fantastic.

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Thank gregclinch
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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142 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop for lunch or brunch, the views are stunning and the service is friendly and fast.

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Thank Eor O
Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was a tad "ropey". (We had to ask to order our coffees after 10mins), but coffee and scone once they arrived were fine. My strong advice is to go outside of peak hours and you'll be absolutely okay.

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Thank Ross W
Hastings, New Zealand
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here for lunch just about solely on the view - looking out over the beach below Oneroa. Fantastic. Service was friendly and quick. We were in an outside table which ended up being quite hot - but that's the price you have to pay for the view. Had the prawn dish which was supposed to have a... More 

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Thank Clint A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
New Zealand, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/149 Ocean View Road, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 7505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?