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The Oyster Inn

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2222
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (216 reviews)
“swordfish” (13 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Oyster Inn is definitely one of the better options in this little area. If you are able to get a table on the deck, then you will be graced with some excellent ocean views. I would recommend the daily market fish and oysters served natural....More

Thank Joowick
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch h on the deck, lovely sea view and atmosphere. 4 of us ordered market fish. It was really tasty with a crisp Asian slaw. 3 of our meals arrived I a timely manner, but the 4th didn't come till the rest of us...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a friendly lovely place. We didn’t eat we where just having drinks at the bar. But was so lovely, the two bar men Kevin & Alex where amazing! Cocktails where amazing too! Highly recommend

Thank kathrynl1993
Reviewed 1 week ago

Look the food was ok, tepid but ok. Had to send a glass and plate back because they were dirty. The waitstaff had spent more time honing their ‘attitude’ skills rather than their customer service skills - glad they’re not working for me. Enjoy at...More

Thank Coco B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good and the service was excellent. A lovely setting on the outdoor deck with a sea view added to the atmosphere.

Thank Spinner69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful base for our weekend stay at Waiheke Island. The New Zealand seafood at the Oyster Inn is very good with subtle SE Asian and Japanese flavours - fusion seafood at its best. The place is relaxed with views from the verandah...More

Thank John_Gabrielle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a Waiheke Stormy with a lovely sampling of lamb from Chef Hayden. Can not express more the high level of service and personal touch from this experience. Coming from two foodies this was truly a perfect way to enjoy our island moment!

Thank gwen j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday night and had a table outside. The menu is straight forward which is what we were after - I had the macaroni cheese which was really delicious and my husband had the market fish with slaw which was equally good....More

Thank paulblackheath
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most stressful days travelling I had had in several years,international flight (2 hours late,from Sydney), Auckland traffic in rush hour with a really bad google maps route to the ferry (which I missed but was able to get on a later boat,fantastic...More

Thank Damien R
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent, the service was even better, was a great environment inside and the view out the window was amazing. Well worth the price

Thank andrewstilton
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Westcoastboy181
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.
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Katie C
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
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sistajo_nz
22 April 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Oneroa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2222
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Description
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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