Aperitivo Balcony Bar & Kitchen

Aperitivo Balcony Bar & Kitchen

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Hours
Sun
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.9 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.6 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
$16.00 – $47.00
CUISINES
International, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
meals, features
Can a gluten free person get a good meal at this restaurant?
About
Intimate Balcony Bar & Kitchen overlooking Oneroa beach, serving lunch, dinner, nibbles, interesting wines, premium cocktails, craft beers and boutique spirits. Live music every Friday and Sunday!
PRICE RANGE
$16.00 – $47.00
CUISINES
International, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront, Beach, Dog Friendly, Gift Cards Available
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles72 reviews
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Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Kat
Hawke's Bay Region15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 couples
What a hidden gem in Oneroa! We were greeted by friendly staff, as we called in without a booking. They couldn’t promise a table as they were booked solid so we had a quick cocktail at a table we could use for 1/2 hour. In that half an hour we decided we didn’t want to leave. The food looked amazing and the cocktails were delicious. Not just the normal classics, these were out of this world. Luckily due to a cancellation we could stay. We ended up drinking cocktails all evening while listening to live music, and eating tapas, which was some of the best food we have eaten over our weekend on Waiheke. So much flavour and cooked perfectly. Loved chatting to Owner Damien and his friendly staff. Would have gone back the next day except they were shut. 10/10 guys. Made our stay in Oneroa magic. One of those nights that are not planned and turn out perfect.
Written 24 April 2022
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Aperitivo M
Thank you for your awesome review! We’re glad you enjoyed your visit, and you’re welcome to come back on your next Waiheke escape. Kind regards, Hernan
Written 2 May 2022
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Graham Roberts
Auckland133 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 family
Hidden away behind the shops of Oneroa is the best bar / restaurant on Waiheke. Very cosy, with live music some nights, nice tapas style food for sharing, and just great service making you feel so welcome. They know how to look after people with a very relaxed style. Suggest you book as not much room
Written 24 December 2021
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annamaybe
Whakatāne23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 couples
We popped in here before our booking for dinner across the road. We were greeted with a smile and the offer to sit anywhere we wanted . Being the middle of winter it was great to see blankets in each of the outside seats so guests could take full advantage of the spectacular view of Oneroa Beach. The service was great… never in your face but definitely there where you needed it…. Two beers in we decided we needed a little sustenance. The polenta fries were a perfect snack and were crunchy on the outside yet deliciously creamy on the inside. In short… great service, great drinks and great polenta fries!
Written 11 August 2021
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GaryandLesleyTravel
Auckland Central7389 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 couples
On arrival we were impressed by the warm welcoming ambiance. The service was friendly and attentive. On a Friday night there was live music and our seating in the covered deck area had sea views. The menu a selection of sharing plates was fine but 2 out of the 3 we ordered were not of the quality expected for a restaurant charging Auckland prices.
Written 21 April 2023
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rish444
Christchurch26 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 couples
We had dinner and drinks here. We felt really rushed out of the place. My husbands plate was cleared before I was even close to finishing. My plate was taken before I had even finished chewing my last mouthful and my drink was taken the moment I put it down. While you could say this was efficient service it didn’t come across like that and we didn’t feel comfortable staying any longer. Food was good...nothing outstanding. But had a yummy cocktail.
Written 29 October 2020
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665gildaa
Hi rish444, Thanks for taking the time to write a review, any and all feedback is much appreciated. I would firstly like to personally apologise for any of our staff members clearing plates too early: our staff training focuses on creating a laid back, welcoming atmosphere and I'm really sorry you felt rushed. I'm glad to see that you enjoyed the cocktails and would love for you to come back and give us another try. Best regards, Gilda
Written 11 November 2020
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Mike M
Auckland165 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021 none
For casual drinks and tasty snacks/lunches with a million dollar view Aperitivo is unbeatable. Great staff, always with a warm welcome. The one downside is finding it as it is hidden away to the rear of 4 Square - don't give up you won't be disappointed!
Written 9 January 2021
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Julie R
52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 none
We happened upon this fabulous little cocktail bar whilst staying in Oneroa. It is the sort of place that really deserves to do well despite difficult times so please go and support it when you are on Waiheke. The owner is a real enthusiast, knowledgeable, interesting and very happy to answer any questions you might have about cocktail ingredients/mixing etc - a bit of an expert mixologist. The place has lovely staff who are attentive but discrete and is wonderfully located above Oneroa Beach. We didnt try the food but if we hadnt had dinner already booked it might have turned into a big night - the mixing was pretty strong and there was no desire to leave! We went back the next afternoon to have a beer by the beach - lovely for mid afternoon drinks too!
Written 15 November 2020
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T R
Lower Hutt75 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 couples
Spent a few hours here after swimming at Oneroa Beach. Great service, great food and some amazing cocktails. The attention to detail at Apertivo is excellent and the waiting staff are welcoming and attentive. It's a little out of the way, but very much worth looking them up and booking a 3pm table for two. And you need to try at least two cocktails each. Apertivo is my #1 recommendation for your Waiheke holiday. And the views are great too.
Written 18 January 2022
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Steve K
Auckland Central265 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 friends
A gorgeous spot- rain or shine. We visited on a rainy Saturday lunch time and had the best cocktails, tapas and service. Very family, and a great view over the bay too (even in the rain). We’ll be back.
Written 24 February 2020
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665gildaa
Hello Steve K, Thank you for this review. I'm glad you had such a good time when you came to visit us. I apologise it has taken so long to respond to your review. I hope you will be back to visit us soon! Warm regards, Gilda
Written 11 November 2020
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Sue P
Auckland Central3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 family
This is my favourite bar in Waiheke. We were a large family group , including one person in a wheel chair. We were welcomed and accommodated beautifully snd savoured the chance to enjoy lovely wines , beer and cocktails while soaking up the relaxed vibe snd beautiful views across Oneroa Bay. Thank you to Damien and his team Sue
Written 25 November 2023
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Brookesanna
160 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 couples
Great evening, fantastic cocktails and wines. We did not eat there looked like tapas and small plates. Owner and staff awesome. Went twice in one day it was so nice overlooking Oneroa beach
Written 18 September 2020
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665gildaa
Hello Brookesanna, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm so glad to hear you had a good time, and you liked the cocktails and our wines. Come dine with us next time! Warm regards, Gilda
Written 11 November 2020
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red1mc
Auckland Central46 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 couples
We stopped into this bar after having dinner next door. It was the live music that drew us in. A Great spot for live music on a Friday night, great atmosphere and great range of delicious cocktails.
Written 24 September 2022
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Torbek
Brisbane249 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021 none
Visited here several times over a couple of weeks. A tiny bar tucked away off the main street of Oneroa, with views over the bay. Good cocktails. Very good service - never waited more than a couple minutes for a drink. Only ate anything the once, a tasty platter of nibbles. Only downside was that it didn’t capture the sun in the late afternoon, so could be a bit cool and dark. Last day they retracted the roof though (we didn’t know until then it could be!) which brightened it up considerably. Much better option than the handful of other small bars in Oneroa.
Written 2 January 2021
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JordansKent
Folkestone390 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 none
What a fantastic location with sea views. We had amazing bruschetta and Emilia pizza for lunch, so fresh and delicious. Staff extremely friendly, quick service and relaxing atmosphere with good background music.
Written 4 January 2020
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James
Wellington1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 family
We came here in mid June with our family for a birthday celebration. The cocktails were delicious and on point, as well as the food, designed for sharing amongst everyone. The service was very good and attentive, special mention to the Scottish lady serving our table. We then came back the next night and it was even better! Thank you 🙂
Written 10 July 2022
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