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The Shed Te Motu

76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
+64 9-372 6884
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb shoulder” (8 reviews)
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New Zealand, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got over to Waiheke on the Friday night in time to book in at Te Motu for their Friday fish feast. What a treat, its a set menu and was fine dinning cuisine at it best, the flavours of our eel and with beetroot...More

Thank Shianne F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The set seafood menu on friday night was excellent. Kingfish as a main, that was delicious. Great redwine, -definitely go for their reds, not white. They are a bit pricey, but worth it. Very friendly service. Overall a great start into the weekend. We would...More

Thank doro_nz15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to New Zealand so we went over to Waiheke Island one day on the ferry and a pop on and off pass for the bus. We had Te Motu on our list so on the advice of the guide got off at...More

Thank wendyb11934
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A restaurant where you won't know everything on the menu, but you can bet what ever it is, it will taste great. We have visited a number of times and it is our favourite restaurant on 'The Rock'. Great wines, fantastic food and the best...More

1  Thank 359petercharlesm
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This was absolutely fantastic, did the wine tour with Wayne. Then lunch at The Shed. Excellent! Just needed a hammock to rest in after our lunch. The meals are excellent, I had the lamb shoulder and didn't have to share with my husband!!!! Excellent staff,...More

Thank Janelle P
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Just wow! My new fave on Waiheke. Fabulous food; service and of course wine. We arrived a little early (20 minutes) and unfortunately they couldn't seat us so they sent us up for a wine tasting. So...this is the first thing that stops me giving...More

Thank travellingbuzz
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

After wine tasting at Te Motu cellar door, we decided to try The Shed. We were initially planning to just get a couple of small plates at the cellar door, but chose to try the restaurant as the same small plates were available, as well...More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Superb food. Every dish was a true flavour experience. Amazing friendly staff. Lovely vineyard setting. Well worth the visit.

Thank Joste_J
Craig B, General Manager at The Shed Te Motu, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Joste Many thanks for the great review. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Located in a beautiful location looking out over the vines. The small plates were superb. Can highly recommend the Celeriac Malfatti with Blue cheese, crispy pigs head, smoked venison tartare. The 2016 Rose is not on the menu but was wonderful.

Thank GrantHay
Craig B, General Manager at The Shed Te Motu, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hi Grant Appreciate the review - thanks for joining us for your lunch experience. It was great that you had a chance to try the Rose 2016 - one of the very last bottles left Regards Craig

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I went there after been on a wine tasting tour of the island. I had read and heard about the shed and it did not disappoint. The service was very good and there is a good and interesting menu to chose from. I would recommend...More

Thank Irish_Kiwi77
Craig B, General Manager at The Shed Te Motu, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hi Irish_Kiwi77 Many thanks for the review - yes we are a very popular venue so it was great to be able to host you Kind regards Craig

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Questions & Answers
16 December 2015|
Response from Katemandeno | Property representative |
Hi Gabrielle, If you could email or call us on 09 372 6884 that is the best way to make a booking. Cheers
Richard B
1 November 2015|
Response from Katemandeno | Property representative |
Hi Richard, Te Motu is about 15 minutes drive from the Matiatia ferry dock. There are also buses that run here regularly. Cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 6884
  • E-mail
Casual, garden-to-plate eating in a relaxed vineyard setting.
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