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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 good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“calamari” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (51 reviews)
“snapper” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23b Westhaven Drive | Westhaven, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We Went to Swashbucklers on Saturday Night for the First Time and it was Absolutely Outstanding AND can't Wait for our next Visit

Thank 708martyb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here recently and had an enjoyable lunch. Service was very friendly, helpful and well-paced to our time frame. There are some meat dishes on the menu, but the emphasis is on seafood. The variety of fresh fish offerings was extensive, our choices were...More

Thank Parnellian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome pub and restaurant- take your pick. The food and service is great... But the views of the harbour are spectacular. Even the local stingrays come here for a feed 😁

Thank Leslie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked table for lunch to catch up with friends, booked on a friends recommendation. Busy place on a Saturday, if you thinking of going definitely book a table. Good service. Meals weren’t great, husband had fish & chips and fish was very over cooked and...More

Thank familyof6nz
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Went in for lunch on a Saturday at 12pm was very busy but the staff still managed to serve drinks quickly and food was out to us no problems. Ordered John Dory and Tuna all meals where extremely fresh and tasted great.

Thank Corey D
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We had mussels steamed in coconut milk; the mussels were huge and very tasty. I had fish and chips made with gurnard- it was very fresh and perfectly cooked. My husband had John Dory cooked in a tomato sauce with cheese, like a fish parmigiana,...More

Thank lissa74
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is a must visit restaurant while in Auckland. At the last minute I was let down by a Cafe that had agreed to host my partners surprise Birthday party. The team at Swashbucklers sparked within 24 hours and the large group of her friends...More

Thank Alan N
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I went here for my birthday and the food was amazing. We ordered the bluff muscles and calamari, will definitely be back.

Thank Raeleen D
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I went here hoping for great seafood and was disappointed. I enjoyed some of my platter but most was just okay and not superb.

Thank 614emilyn
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were there with a group of about 8 of us - the food was ok, what really made it was the service. Everyone was super friendly and couldn't do enough for us. Would highly recommend.

Thank Maree F
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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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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
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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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