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Charley Farley's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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21 The Strand, Onetangi, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
+64 9-372 4106
Sun 08:30 - 23:00
Tue - Wed 08:30 - 23:30
Thu - Sat 08:30 - 00:00
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Everyone knows Charley Farley's on Waiheke. Easy pub grub and a cold beer near the beach. Very tourist friendly so visitors and locals can all rub shoulders over an ale while watching those Aucklanders with too much money putter past on their sea legs and direct launch on the beach. Overall it's a pleasant spot to snack or drink.

Thank Ham M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I have lived on the island for a little over a year, and we visit Charlie's fort nightly for a beer a burger... Sometimes just the former... Always a lovely vibe, Friendly and cheerful staff and the food is great too! Plus the view is pretty special 😁

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

A good place for big meals, all our food came out piping hot and there was lots of it. Tasted good too, but was very much pub style. Right on the beach this is a great setting for a meal and seems to be very popular.

Thank Aroundtheworldwithjo
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Beach side location and hence was super busy. Food took a while to come as a result, but was worth it. Very generous portions and my lamb shoulder burger was good quality meat. Ok value as well, 20-25 NZD for burgers though beers seemed rather steep at 10 NZD plus a pint.

Thank eo227
Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Everybody talks about charley farleys so we had to see for ourselves tables just across from the beach pub drinks galore bar food that was varied and delish a wonderful assortment of burgers the only downside was the 15% surcharge on Boxing Day that said still worth the visit and a reputation well deserved

Thank Michael W
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Right across from the Onetangi beach and close to the bus stop. Lots of covers and you have the option of either sitting outside or inside. View of beach couldn't better than this. Food was good too - burgers. Large portions

Thank Vipul K
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

4 olives, 4 ribs, heaps of bread, fries and onion rings. Not worth $40 Great veiw and staff but that platter is a joke. The owners should go to other spots and try their platters. They are really ripping off customers with this number. But everything else looked great as it passed us.

Thank Paul S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

A must do lunch spot for Waiheke. Good cafe food with large menu. Order at bar and pretty quick service. Location is amazing with great beach views. Lots of history on Charlie Farley which is great.

Thank Sophie P
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

While on a tour of the island we departed the tour bus to walk on the nearly beach and ended up at Charley Farley's for lunch. It was delightful sitting outside and viewing the water and waves across the street. Good lunch food and great setting.

Thank Wayne T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I would rate this as very average. Food was adequate, and served quickly, but nothing outstanding. Seemed to be aiming at quick turnover of customers, so not a place to take time over your food, i felt.

Thank Paul Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?