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Charley Farley's Restaurant

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21 The Strand, Onetangi, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
+64 9-372 4106
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08:30 - 23:00
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Sun 08:30 - 23:00
Tue - Wed 08:30 - 23:30
Thu - Sat 08:30 - 00:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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423 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Visited one morning just as it opened for breakfast. A long time since we have come across such unwelcoming and sour staff. Food and coffee was OK but the staff need to go find jobs they enjoy.

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Thank lynneandcarl
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have loved this place and in fact it was one of our favorite. Unfortunately it has gone really downhill. Patchy service and the menu was much reduced. The staff looked stressed and overall it has gone downhill. Such a shame as such a great location. Still a good place for a drink though.

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Thank Sarah H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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240 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent location across the road from the beach, beautiful views, lovely vibrant atmosphere, good place for a catch up and some tasty bar snacks.

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Thank funfoodies1
Andria, Italy
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Had a delicious lunch here with a fantastic view. I went for the falafel burger but there were plenty other options for the meat eater. The burger was huge and with the chips filled me up adequately until dinner time. There was a good choice of snacks and drinks for those who wanted to take away and sit on the... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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199 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

As we were being shown around Waiheke, our host pointed out this place andsaid it was good. So we went back later and he was RIGHT! Just across from Onetangi Beach, the place has indoor and outdoor seating. You go up to the order counter, tell 'em what you want, they give you a flag thingie with a number on... More 

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Cheshire, UK
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265 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We went here two nights on our visit. The location just across the road from Onetangi beach is perfect viewing and there are plenty of tables outside to take advantage of the view and the evening sun. There is a good choice of beers - and note that Thursday 5-7 is happy hour. There was also a guy playing guitar... More 

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Thank phil100652
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent location on Onetangi beach. Has a good varied menu, but the burgers are the best! One of the more casual places to eat on Waiheke, to pop in when spending the day at the beach. The service is ok, sometimes we have found there's a noticeable gap of time between each person's food coming out, but this is never... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We arrived after the kitchen closed and they were kind enough to cook us a meal. Great coffee, good food and in an incredible location.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We left winter behind in the US and enjoyed an outdoor lunch upon arriving in NZ! Great place to bring a family. Love dining outside in the sun. Good food. You have to go inside and order at the counter; can bypass the main line to order from the bar (including espresso drinks). Service was not a problem, but if... More 

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Thank shadycat7
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great beach front restaurant, cold beer, yummy salads, burgers, fries etc. Grab a table, head up to the counter and place your order. They give you a number that you place on your table and 5 to 10 minutes later fresh home cooked food appears delivered by delightful wait staff. Good beer selection, cold glasses. Really a nice place.

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Thank Andrew B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:30
Thursday
08:30 - 00:00
Friday
08:30 - 00:00
Saturday
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 The Strand, Onetangi, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Waiheke Island  >  Onetangi
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 4106

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?