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Cable Bay Vineyards Winery and Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, ,
12 Nick Johnstone Drive, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
+64 9-372 5889
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Nick Johnstone Drive, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cable bay has been always one of our favs on the island but yesterday’s visit was extremely disappointing and we won’t be back. Wait staff were rude, told us we couldn’t sit in any of the empty seats as they were reserved for dining, we...More

Thank Sheree R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We dined at Cable Bay on a beautiful, warm spring evening. Before we sat down for dinner, we enjoyed a glass of wine in the beanbag chairs on the lawn overlooking the vines, the teal water, and views of Auckland in the distance. We got...More

Thank Tenley M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hard to find any faults and would probably have been 5 stars if we hadn’t visited Mudbrick Vineyard later in the day (the latter is less than a 10 minutes walk away) which in our opinion was just a bit better in every regard. Cable...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for the wine tasting and stayed as it was such a nice spot. Quite expensive, but worth it. The waitress wanted my credit card as we ordered which was a little off putting. The way this was demanded was quite rude. 'I need...More

Thank Julian M
CableBay1840, Public Relations Manager at Cable Bay Vineyards Winery and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Julian, Thanks for providing feedback after your recent trip to Cable Bay. We're so happy that you enjoyed your tasting. I'm sorry that you felt your waitress addressed you abruptly. I have spoken to the person involved and she certainly did not intend to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My group went there for a drink after lunch. The outside area has a stunning view and the Pinot Gris I ordered is pretty nice. However it’s a very popular place especially on a Saturday afternoon. The bean bag for outside sitting are all occupied...More

Thank allielotso
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in here just for a drink but the place does have an informal and more formal restaurant. Can’t comment on those. We sat outside where there is a great view of Cable Bay. Some of the wine they were selling was not made on...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was amongst a group that arrived yesterday with excess of 130 people. From the moment we arrived the service was simply amazing very attentive staff, food absolutely delicious and faultless. So very impressed in every area. Thank you so much for such a memorable...More

Thank christine411
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cable Bay Vineyard and Restaurant is a short walk out of Oneroa, nestling on a hilltop with spectacular views over the bay to Auckland. We arrived midweek without a reservation and were delighted to be accommodated for dinner without fuss - though in high season...More

Thank H L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a day trip to Waiheke Island as a fist time visitor to NZ. Decided to stop in for lunch and take in the view across the bay. I was astounded at the poor food service and how expensive the wines were! We ordered a...More

Thank Andy R
CableBay1840, Public Relations Manager at Cable Bay Vineyards Winery and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Andy, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback following your recent trip to Cable Bay Vineyards. I’m sorry to hear you felt disappointed. We offer a sharing style menu in our Verandah Restaurant and clearly state on the menu that dishes will be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were taking our time deciding what we wanted while having a drink and were asked to leave our seats "as seats were for people buying food". Left and went to one of the other vineyard in the area. Nothing special here other than bad...More

Thank Peter Nyan C
CableBay1840, Public Relations Manager at Cable Bay Vineyards Winery and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Peter, thanks for providing feedback following your recent trip to Cable Bay. We currently operate (and are licensed) as a restaurant therefore we are unable to allow guests to sit in the dining area and consume alcohol only. I understand that you had arrived...More

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Steph B
24 August 2017|
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Response from cruiseaholic78 | Reviewed this property |
no you have to pay, it is a very nice place to sit and enjoy a glass of wine and an incredible view, we had a nice cheese platter to go with it.
Demelsa W
16 March 2017|
Response from CableBay1840 | Property representative |
Hi there. Dogs are allowed on leash on the lawn, as long as they are kept under control, with you at all times, and do not negatively impact other guests on site.There isn't a lot of shade, so we do suggest you bring a water... More
Pauline S
5 January 2017|
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Response from Joost K | Reviewed this property |
No private boat landing available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Nick Johnstone Drive, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Oneroa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 5889
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The complete vineyard experience. Exquisite food in the elegant Dining Room, sharing plates in the casual and contemporary Verandah and award winning wines at the Cellar Door. Cable Bay is nestled amongst vineyards and olive trees, with a vast outdoor lawn framing stunning sea views. Our on-site organic kitchen gardens supply our chefs with top quality herbs fruit, vegetables, micro greens and edible flowers which they hand-pick to create their culinary masterpieces. Cable Bay offers a truly idyllic location for dining, wine tasting, private events, corporate functions, weddings or simply stretching out on the lawn with a beautiful glass of wine and awe-inspiring views. The Dining Room is open for lunch Tues-Sun and for dinner Tues-Sat. The Verandah is open daily from 11am for lunch and dinner and the Cellar Door is open for tastings from 11am-5pm daily. Cable Bay is a must-see on your visit to Waiheke Island!
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