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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%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (54 reviews)
“calamari” (23 reviews)
“snapper” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
23b Westhaven Drive | Westhaven, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night and had a wonderful meal. My husband chose the catch of the day and I had snapper and it was delicious. Derbhlaigh (not sure about the spelling, Derv!) our waitress from Belfast, was lovely;) love the casual, cozy decor. Prices are...More

Thank 188angelaf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife wanted a date night and wanted to go back to this restaurant for Seafood Marinara it was as delicious as it was the first time. Now one of our most favorite restaurants in Auckland. Great location good ambience, friendly staff and quick service....More

Thank keithg547
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere, beautiful waterfront views, seperate bar and dining area, with outdoor seating along the waterfront. Strong seafood menu, even though I don’t eat seafood, they had a few non-seafood staples like steak & parmigiana etc. I tried the parmigiana and it was great! Great...More

Thank jaeneenm
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

It’s been a while since I’ve been to New Zealand to review a place and I was searching for a new place to try out. I wasn’t sure where my GPS was taking us but we finally found this restaurant tucked in amongst businesses catering...More

1  Thank Jeraifinnen
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

From the exterior Swashbucklers looks nothing particularly extraordinary however be prepared to be swept off your feet by the interior decor, the superb seafood and excellent service. I loved everything about Swashbucklers and can see we’re likely to add it to our must-go-back-to-list when we’re...More

1  Thank Lindyblu
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are staying nearby and decided to try out Swashbucklers for dinner. It was Saturday night and the restaurant was booked out but one of the lovely owners directed us to the bar area which looked like their private function room. This...More

Thank Kelli M
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A must as an Auckland Icon. The current owners have lifted the already great Icon of incorporating casual dining and bar environment at Swashies. Another favourite ours, probably the best scampi in Auckland. Meal portions are very generous, do not be fooled thinking it is...More

1  Thank AlanG3288
Reviewed 23 September 2018 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

1  Thank 708martyb
Reviewed 12 September 2018

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

1  Thank Parnellian
Reviewed 5 September 2018 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 lesliep858
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
  • 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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