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The Oyster Inn

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124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2222
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (242 reviews)
“swordfish” (16 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 814 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had lunch here, it was busy but we got a table on the outside veranda. Good fish and chips and a lovely bottle of local rose wine.

Thank cappleton2
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Absolutely do not miss out on this beautiful restaurant. My husband and I ate here for dinner after a recommendation by some family. The menu was expansive and all of it completely delicious! We sat out on the balcony and as the sun set the...More

Thank Mazzzza123
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dined here for a Sunday lunch in January, the height of the Summer tourist season, and the food and service were superb. Staff easily handled a food allergy issue, wine recommendations (and local knowledge) were spot on, and the food turned up quickly and superbly...More

Thank LucyKate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being the first stop on our Honeymoon, my new wife and I did not know what to expect when arriving on Waiheke Island but this island as well as our accommodations at the Oyster Inn Far Exceeded our expectations. Great service, location, and accommodations make...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Oyster Inn has great views on a good day.mon the night we visited however, it was luring with rain and the balcony area, although it has plastic drop curtains was still chilly. The staff were accommodating in moving us indoors at our request. We...More

Thank CollRr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on Easter Monday not knowing the restaurant had changed hands and were hugely disappointed. We ordered bread and oil that didn’t come. The food while ok was very small portions and over priced and the choices were limited. To add insult to injury...More

4  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were made very welcome by an African waitress. She was so lovely and informed us on the menu. I had fish and chips - enormous serving! and my husband had gnocchi - both amazing food. prices are high but this is Waiheke.Service was excellent.

Thank Lois G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When it comes to service, they are more keen to seat People than to feed them. I had to ask 3 times for a glass of wine and the third time I could see that the waitress was standing idle in spite of claiming that...More

1  Thank sabuthaillam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for a meal and a drink on Easter Sunday at 4pm. Arrived to be told when we were seated we had to leave by 530, apparently “we were told this by the waitress when we were seated” - ahhh, no we weren’t. If you’re...More

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were totally thrilled with the service and quality of our meals and wine. We had a small wedding reception in the Pearl Room and it was just perfect. Katie and Rebecca were fantastic to work with over email as we planned from overseas.

Thank Charity V
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17 December 2017|
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Response from PurrdisMum | Reviewed this property |
Either. ask for outside table if you go for lunch as you can sit on balcony with view. Dinner time is maybe a little noisier but anytime is fun time
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
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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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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