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Solar Eating House

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2133
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“nachos” (5 reviews)
“poached eggs” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came in for a quick breakfast and tea for two along with needing change for the bus. They gave us the exact change we needed and our food came out quick! Lots of room and seating, some indoor and some outdoor. Clean bathrooms. Friendly...More

Thank RussianAllAround
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always good to try the local cafes and find what suits. I like to visit a cafe with internet and this place gives you an hour coupon, the food was pricey, but the view is nice. Come for coffee, but there are other places to...More

Thank Erik H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Burger was burned and tasted like a meatloaf. Location and views are nice. I would be going elsewhere for eating. This is more for coffee and drinks.

Thank Seppo T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a Sunday coffee, but the muffins yelled out to us. We ordered the savory vegetable muffin. Holy cow, there were so many delicious chunks of vegetable in this giant muffin, I am not sure how it was held together. The coffee...More

Thank BudaBaB
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had another brunch here. Nice view of the main street. Very filling meal, friendly people. Clean and comfortable.

Thank Bluepartz
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Probably the first bar/cafe as you get off the bus from the Ferry port. Has a nice garden and great viewing platform at the front entrance down to Oneroa Bay. Didn't stop for food as on way to beach. The beer was OK ,Monteith Original...More

Thank clive g
Reviewed 4 February 2018

On a stinking wet day we needed time to kill so we ran in here. Door was locked so we got really wet running to the other door. Staff did not seem concerned Good banofee pie and all in all fine.

Thank Baldbutsexy
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Nice place where we dropped for a small evening meal. Loved the food including a nice range of vege styles along with more conventional Kiwi dishes. Ambience out side was outstanding with stunning views across the Hauraki gulf. Great service from our waitress. Unfortunately the...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Unexciting, potato hash tasted like slightly hard left over potatoes and the poached eggs were cold and hard boiled. Bacon was just done, so a little bland. Much better breakfasts to be had in Oneroa.

Thank Stevekodos
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Decent coffee, food is pretty good too. Friendly service. The view of the water is really nice and there are a bunch of seating options.

Thank artemused
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand (Formerly Solar Cafe & Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Oneroa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2133
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Cool, Stylish Cafe and Restaurant at the top of Oneroa with fantastic breakfasts and amazing sea views. Oneroa's only garden bar overlooking the Hauraki Gulf. Huge outdoor areas, family friendly fun room and real outside castle.
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