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Aperitivo Wine Bar

151 Ocean View Road, Shop 3, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 274 984 658
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
“ingredients” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Wine Bar, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
151 Ocean View Road, Shop 3, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a couple of beers post eco zip lining; friendly staff offering Italian cuisine- go here for large antipasto platters, cool beers and a view of the beach!! Beats the local fish and chip restaurants!!

Thank 794luket
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will not want to leave. This is beyond a 5. The view is the best on the bay. Great wine & simple appetizers. Awesome service and we were fortunate to have a talented singer & guitar player on the balcony. Heavenly!

Thank Lynn_Lyon
John Q, Owner at Aperitivo Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your fabulous review. We're lucky to have customers such as yourself and we love what we do - we appreciate that you value our little business. "Buona salute" - Good health!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Intimate wine bar with a selection of interesting wine both domestic & international. Certainly the bar to visit Fri/Sat/Sun evenings if your music preference swings towards Jazz, Blues, 60's & 70's Pop, Reggae and if lucky the Narobi Trio.More

Thank wineconnections
Management response:Responded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your great review of our lovely bar - we're always keen to get feedback and are constantly on the lookout for great wines to match our food selection. Live music Fridays and often on Saturdays and Sundays is a great compliment to...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

We went with friends so there were 4 of us. We sat at a small table which was just big We ordered our dinner which came quickly, and listened to the musician who sang and played the guitar. The music is jazz. and the owner...More

Thank tewhau
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We popped into Aperitivo Wine bar on a whim, and were really impressed by the service, view and food. We were the only people there so had the place to ourself which was really cool.We ordered a glass of wine and cheese platter to share.The...More

1  Thank penny_layn
Management response:Responded 23 May 2017

Thanks for your great review! We love our little bar too and as the winter months approach we'll be introducing a few treats to keep the locals and the tourists warm while they enjoy the ever-changing close-up Sea view.... Hope to see you back here...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Small but very hospitable. Best view in town but missed the jazz - which would have been great as we had the best seats on the balcony. Good range of drinks and some interesting non-Waiheke wines for comparison with the rest of the world. Highly...More

Thank Les G
Management response:Responded 6 May 2017

Thanks for your fabulous review. We try to have live music Fridays and Saturdays 6 - 9pm and at times, over long weekends, we host concerts - for example we were one of the venues for the Waiheke International Jazz Festival, which happens every Easter...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Small venue. Lovely views. Good pizza. Limited (expensive) wine menu. We popped in for a quick lunch. It was pricey for what it was (simple pizzas with good ingredients). Nice ambience though. Good place to hang out for a few drinks - seem to have...More

Thank Kinuck
Management response:Responded 24 April 2017

Hi Thanks for taking the time to write. We're no more expensive than the Oyster Inn or Fenice (across the road), but arguably, we have better views...We try and have live music whenever we can.

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Good food. Good service. We had a wine in the sunshine with the cheese platter. The jazz entertainment arrived. Great atmosphere.

Thank Mary G
Management response:Responded 24 April 2017

Thanks for your review. We do try and the view helps :-)

Reviewed 10 April 2017

While on holiday, my wife and I decided to pop in to this venue for a glass of wine and to relax in the very pleasant view over the water. We purchased a bottle of wine and some sparkling water. The female server (mid-fifties with...More

Thank PaulEmpey
Management response:Responded 12 April 2017

Hi Paul I'm sorry to hear this happened - we have a new wireless POS system and had dropouts occur in the initial stages and not all staff were trained in resolving these, so if this did occur as you say, it would make more...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely spot to sit and enjoy a glass of wine. The lovely barman had an excellent knowledge of wines and the view out over the bay is one of the best in Oneroa. My girlfriend and I would definitely return here, but...More

Thank Andrew H
Management response:Responded 16 April 2017

Andrew thanks for taking the time to write. I recall you coming in to the bar with your partner. And I recall your complaint about the cheeseboard. We check and double check The food that goes out and there was no such hair in it,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Wine Bar, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Ocean View Road, Shop 3, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Oneroa
  • Phone Number: +64 274 984 658
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Description
Cosy Wine Bar in Central Oneroa with the best views available over the Bay and out to sea. The Focus is on Old World and New World Wines, with a selection of Waiheke's finest. Beer selection includes Tuatara Craft beers Kapai (APA) and Motureka (Pilsner) on tap, with Peroni, Asahi and a range of light beer available by the bottle. Non-alcoholic options include fruit juices, soft drinks and still and sparkling water. Speciality cocktails include Mimosa, Bellini, Mohito and our signature Espresso Martini. Full bar includes a range of spirits and non-alcoholic beverages Food options include substantial Cheeseboards, Antipasto, Breads and dips/ Olives and Pate, Gourmet Pizzas (takeaway options available) Pasta (Spaghetti of Prawn, Pesto and Cherry tomato), a delicious Salad and a dessert of Chocolate Mousse. Winter specials include Nachos, Steak and Mussel pots. We pride ourselves on intimate and personal service. We are a small friendly bar with delicious food options intended to match our wine selection. An up-market bar with food, rather than a restaurant that also serves drinks.
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