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Swashbucklers Restaurant & Bar

23b Westhaven Drive | Westhaven, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-307 5979
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (56 reviews)
“calamari” (24 reviews)
“snapper” (16 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
23b Westhaven Drive | Westhaven, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has the best seafood ever. And when combined with pasta, just outstanding. Had our hotel make reservations and this was a great recommendation for seafood. We ended up going two nights. Highly recommend the fresh fish of the day, the green mussels, the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jabaang
Reviewed 4 days ago

We found this restaurant by accident and although we didn't have a booking on a Saturday night, they were kind enough to find room for us without it seeming like a hassle. Service was fast, efficient and friendly. Menu was great and kids menu had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tasmanians_on_the_go
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch after walking around the marina. The bar was in a great location over looking the harbour. We had great seafood and the drought beer was excellent. Service was good and the price was right

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank C9182IJadrianp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We paid $10 more for 2 drinks than we paid down the road and were served by an ignorant, rude girl (dyed red hair) which was unfortunate because if it had have been a better experience, we would have stayed longer and returned. It's a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank YummyRashers
Reviewed 12 December 2018

First time I have been to this restaurant and the food was fantastic. Lots of Fish and the portion sizes are a really good size. It reminded me of the restaurants we used to go to 30 years ago and it was great value for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cprint2014
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Very very good restaurant for eating fish! I tasted the pirate's menu, very complete and so delicious!!! Definitely the best restaurant in Auckland!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mattiag983
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Whether you have a full meal in the restaurant or have a bar meal outside it is always great. Service with a smile and good but not expensive outside and and slightly higher cost inside but with all the bells and whistles! We have been...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JLLLS
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We have enjoyed this restaurant many times, usually having the fresh catch of the day. Food is always good & plentiful. Visited on Saturday night when it was very busy...unfortunately there had been some confusion with the booking we had made & the place was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jdthgt
Reviewed 10 December 2018

I went here with friends for lunch on Saturday, have been here many times. We keep going back as we are seafood lovers. Fresh off the boats, and absolutly fantastick every time. Price is above average but then so its the food. Well worth every...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank novosoft
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

14 of us went to dinner for a work do. The place is quite strangely set out but cute. Decor is very dated but maybe suits the theme. Outdoor area is lovely. The food overall was great but inconsistent value for money across the dishes....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank staceyv99
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26 March 2016|
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Low Smart Casual OK. Less at Lunchtime.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23b Westhaven Drive | Westhaven, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-307 5979
  • E-mail
Sitting adjacent to the Waitemata Harbour( Auckland), Swashbucklers has been Auckland's pre eminent seafood restaurant for 20 years.Indoor and outdoor dining. Casual relaxed environment for dining or for bar snacks or drinks in the famous/ unique Boatshed BAR
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