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The Oyster Inn Restaurant

) #2 of 7 Restaurants in Oneroa $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2222
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (203 reviews)
“swordfish” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We came at 3 pm and they still served the lunch special , that's fish and chips with a craft beer . I asked for local oysters and they were very fresh and tasty . But we were on the road so wouldn't dare to...More

Thank welcon
Reviewed 4 days ago

This a restaurant with a great vibe, nice decor, friendly atmosphere, great service and very good food. In fact, the local Te Matuku oysters - 2 for 1 special! - were the best I have ever eaten - natural, plump, fresh and juicy - we...More

Thank B B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an evening meal.... thought the menu was a bit limited ie. not alot of non sea food options... however what we had a was nice the oyster were a bit pricey though when we compared it to other restaurants. The staff were fun and...More

1  Thank andreandshell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service on a sunny Monday looking over the water. Recommendations by the Maitre D was spot on!

Thank Amosa T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came for lunch with my parents last week. We were not disappointed. We had 1 market fish and 2 lots of fish and chips (triple cooked chips) It was all lovely. Very fresh and well presented. The chips were very crunchy and not greasy....More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with the family and we shared a plate of a dozen Oysters, although I didn't eat any the feedback from our group was that they were amazing and the service from the staff was top notch. They also had great sides and a...More

Thank Hayden Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We watched the sunset from the balcony whilst listening to a little jazz band on a Sunday afternoon enjoying the local oysters and fish - OMG they were amazing. The staff - Rosie was just brillant and really made our day there. It was just...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place through tripadvisor and I think the reviews here are pretty acurate. They have great oysters! You should definitely try Waiheke oysters. The best I had in my life...

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect sundowner on the terrace with Te Matuku oysters and local brews and Waiheke wine. Very friendly.

Thank BarryOilyDave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the heart of Oneroa, we enjoyed the some of the best oysters NZ has to offer. My wife and I tried the Bluff oyster, oysters from Coromandel and local ones. The verdict is split as my wife rated the local oyster the best,...More

Thank 1956George
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How far is this restaurant from the ferry from Auckland and are taxis readily available?
26 February 2017|
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Response from RavensRetribution | Reviewed this property |
It's in Oneroa - the main town area closest to the ferry (Matiatia - not the car ferry at Kennedy Point). You can walk into town in 15-20min or there are taxis and buses at the ferry and in town you can grab.
Katie C
What time is your bar and restaurant open until each night?
25 November 2016|
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Response from Jax88London | Property representative |
Open 7 days daily from noon summe season (labour day to Anzac Day). In winter season we are open 6 days daily from noon, Wednesday to Monday. (Closed Tuesdays). Cheers
Hi. How do we get to the restaurant if we come on the ferry? Bernie
22 April 2016|
Response from Jax88London | Property representative |
Hi, you can jump on either bus that meets the Fullers Ferries and get off in Oneroa village - we are across from the Wine Centre. Or catch a taxi, just a short 3 minute drive. Or you can walk up will take about 20 minutes on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Waiheke Island  >  Oneroa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2222
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Just 40 minutes from Auckland but a world away, The Oyster Inn is the perfect escape from Auckland, whether for just a night, a weekend or longer. The Inn features a large restaurant & bar, a beach boutique, a private event space three luxuriously simple guest rooms. Opened in 2012, The Oyster Inn has gained local and international attention, being featured on Travel & Leisure's 2013 IT List and Metro's Top 50 Restaurants. With a gorgeous but unpretentious interior by designer Katie Lockhart, The Oyster Inn has fast become one of the island's most popular restaurants.
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