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Roquette Restaurant & Bar

) #4 of 38 Restaurants in Whakatane €€ - €€€ Seafood, European,
23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
+64 7-307 0722
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Perhaps it's me but as I travel around NZ the menus seem very similar, This restaurant does the menu very well and we enjoyed our meal. Price was high end $180 for 3 courses including wine for 2.

Thank QP2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is easly the best place to eat in whakatane and up with the best anywhere in the country. We regularly go there for lunch. A good unclutered menu, well prepared and presented dishes, with generous portion size. Excellent scotch fillet steak and fish of...More

Thank cleo01paw
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local Motel Management Couple, we live life vicariously through the dining experiences of our Guests, Normally that is. But once evrey 3 Months, we get a week off and do not have to be on site from 6-30am through to 9-30pm every day...More

Thank motiv8ed
Reviewed 1 week ago

3 of us made an Impromptu visit on Saturday afternoon - visitors to Whakatane so chose the restaurant on location / street appeal. A perusal of the menu confirmed our choice and we were warmly welcomed to a window table basked in sunlight. Lovely décor,...More

Thank Nelcums
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roquette normally has great service and food, on this occasion the service was very good but the food was underwhelming. I look forward to dining here and the menu is great. I had the risotto which is normally very tasty and of a high standard...More

Thank CreteW2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Whakatane and dine here regularly due to the consistently high standard. Steaks are always tender and cooked as desired. Would like to see a few more Aussie reds on the wine menu.

Thank Petestour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us had lunch there on a Saturday in May 2017, The service was top notch: the door was opened for us as we approached and we were shown to our table immediately. Ok, it wasn't very busy but I was impressed already. The...More

Thank kivrin1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very well presented, good combination of flavours and good location & atmosphere. On the pricier side but worth it and is a more up narket place. Would dine again.

Thank ToniDowling88
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A great restaurant, beautiful food with good friendly service. Meals of very high quality especially the Lemon Meringue dessert with hot chocolate to finish.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Staying at the White Island Rendevous, Roquette was a 5 minute walk away. A wonderful meal, we were a party of fourteen, and everything came on time. Wonderful food, a real jewel in the Whakatane restaurant crown

Thank Sandra S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Could I please book at table for 15 people on the 26 May (Friday) 6p.m. Graduation Dinner Thanking you kindly Waimārama Bachelors of Preforming Arts. Orine Gillies.
10 May 2017|
Response from roquette2017 | Property representative |
NO Problem, All done. Can we have your cell phone number, so we can confirm the number of people closer to date. Thanks Aj 07-3070722
Are u open on 27 dec 2016 dinner ? Can we do take away ?
24 December 2016|
Response from Jimmy2132 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we will be open on 28 dec. Yes you can do the takeaway once we open after xmas break.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
  • Phone Number: +64 7-307 0722
  • E-mail
We open 7 days now for summer time.
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