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The Boathouse

1 Fourth Avenue | Waiheke Island, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2565
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (28 reviews)
“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
“seared tuna” (9 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1 Fourth Avenue | Waiheke Island, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 314 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there for breakfast and was seated by a staff member (Only 4 other people there at this stage). I asked if it was possible to have just poached eggs on toast (not on the menu, but they have eggs with their other breakfast items)...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pwestoneroa
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here for lunch on a day trip to Waiheke - right on the beach at Onetangi, so you can't beat the location. The food was pretty good - nice seafood and a nice salad. As with everywhere in NZ, it's not hard to find...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Frank B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent just 4 hours on Waiheke Island wine tasting and sightseeing -- and we had the great pleasure of stopping at the Boathouse for a wonderful lunch with a great view. To top it off the owner, Dominic, was very welcoming...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great outlook. Good ambience with laid back music. Nice range of foods and good to know its Mekong baby's sister restaurant. For a party of four- 2 had the big breakfast, and their was nothing left on their big plates. One had the mushroom omelette...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank aisajane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes this place is very busy, but worth the wait. The Fish and Chips are pretty good and the location is really beautiful.

Date of visit: March 2018
3  Thank mksmthomas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Regardless of the beautiful area and the great atmosphere this place brings, I would recommend to save your money and go somewhere else. Went here for my parents wedding anniversary and as there were many of the staff walking passed us I hoped one of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank yohannan2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a late lunch here. It was not busy but waited over 10 minutes to be seated only to be told by the manager, as she simply walked past without looking at us, that “food is an hour wait” and then walked off....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 269simona
Reviewed 1 week ago

No wonder I found the food at The Boathouse some of the best Ive had around the world. On further investigation I discovered that the French owner used to own one of the premier best French restaurants in Auckland and currently still owns one of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank rosa454
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best pork belly I’ve had for a long time. Generous amount of relishes pork topped with fresh Asian slaw. Yum And yes Some staff do need training /Organising

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 1paulaboyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is fabulous and at the time of year where you can't get a reservation at other places for days, this one should be fully booked, too. Now that we ate there, we know why it is so easy to get in. I found...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank WAinLondon
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SemisiHangoF
8 October 2018|
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Response from LauraP10593 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would think they would be very accommodating!
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yvonne m
30 September 2017|
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Response from Robert W | Property representative |
Hi There. Yes we are open on NYE for lunch but will closing around 5.00pm that afternoon. If you would like to make a booking, please visit our website or send me your details and I will make the booking for you. Thanks Rob... More
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welltraveled2016
20 February 2017|
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Response from Robert W | Property representative |
Hi There. We are currently only holding it on Sundays at the moment. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Fourth Avenue | Waiheke Island, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Onetangi
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2565
  • E-mail
Description
The Boathouse is a modern beachfront eatery, set on one of the best beaches in New Zealand, the beautiful Onetangi Beach, Waiheke Island. With an all day menu that showcases the best of our fresh seasonal produce. Come, relax, enjoy the incredible view and our hospitality.
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