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The Boathouse Cafe & Bar

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1 Fourth Avenue | Waiheke Island, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2565
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (22 reviews)
“seared tuna” (8 reviews)
“hash browns” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
LOCATION
1 Fourth Avenue | Waiheke Island, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a wet Friday night we had a lovely meal at The Boathouse. Line Fish of the Day was perfectly cooked and accompanied; lamb was adapted to be gluten free with no fuss; and the fish and chips had a lovely crisp beer batter I'm...More

Thank Andamos_bien
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for lunch and shared a chorizo pizza and Greek salad. The food took ages to arrive. The chorizo was so mild to be tasteless and the pizza was smothered with cheese. So ordinary. The Greek salad was even worse - chunks of lettuce with...More

Thank Skin197
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just enjoyed a most relaxing lunch, sitting in the sun on a lovely autumn day on Waiheke. It really could not have been better, with good food, quickly served with drinks to complement. The cafe has a nice vibe and atmosphere at this...More

2  Thank malcsaville
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. I was disappointed in the Waitress on tonight, got the feeling she didnt want to be there, unfriendly,not sure if it was because our table decided to split the bill,or that she was having a bad night,either way a smile and a...More

1  Thank bethellsbombshell47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised with menu and wine list. We had a great seafood platter to start then mains of Seared Tuna and Market fish both cooked with care. Waiter recommended a bottle of Grava Rose which matched everything...More

1  Thank 301pomerol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just ate here again at the weekend, my second time in the last few weeks. There was a bit of a line of people waiting when I arrived but the staff were incredibly helpful on arrival and explained there could be a small wait for...More

1  Thank jess_envy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best lunch at this place last month. Amazing views, excellent service and the best food on the island. I look forward to my next visit.

1  Thank Ben K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took the tour bus around the island so we were limited on time and we were on a schedule due to when the bus picked us back up. There are only 2 restaurants at this stop. We decided to eat here...More

Thank Polishedfingers
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We decided to walk to breakfast from Oneroa to the Boathouse Cafe and slightly underestimated the distance and needless to say missed breakfast. However, the walk was lovely and we only had a short wait until the start of the lunch menu. Lots of great...More

Thank Roslyn F
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for morning tea and sat outside to soak in the beautiful views. Menu was not big so we chose a muffin from the counter and a coffee and it was delicious. Disappointed that when we asked about the local wine ‘Walking track’ the...More

Thank tekohiwi
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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$8 - US$24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 9:00 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 Café and Bar is simply a ‘must-do’ Waiheke Island experience. Take in the expansive ocean views from our incredible beachfront location while enjoying our fresh, tasty food in a vibrant and fun atmosphere. Our bar specialises in local wines and beer and has an impressive range of exotic cocktails. We combine two of life’s great pleasures, being by the ocean and enjoying a delicious meal in the company of good friends.
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