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CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews fish and chips snapper burger calamari great view small restaurant place for lunch oneroa beach small portions the bus beer crispy views waiheke island chippie deck
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here twice during our weekend on Waiheke. Fish tacos, then back again for snapper and chips and Waiheke pinot gris. Delicious both times, and friendly staff.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 22 April 2021

We hired an area at the Local for the day after our wedding and could not have picked a better spot. From the views to the food to the drinks to the friendly, attentive staff who looked after us all day (and were great to...communicate with in the long lead up - cheers covid lol) we would highly recommend this place and will definitely be back! Thanks again Simon and team!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 21 April 2021

We had fish and chips at the Local one night in April 2021 - they were ok and alas, they were on the pricey side.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 6 January 2021

My friends and I waited over 20 minutes to order takeaways. Meanwhile the server continued to serve people on the other side who had just walked in the door to dine in. After going around to order takeaways from that side, she said I had...to go back to the takeaways side and wait. While she continued to serve new people that just walked inside. We ended up leaving to get takeaways elsewhere. The service was horrible. I won’t be going back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 4 January 2021

Stopped in for lunch with husband and we shared the burger, was very tasty and the house sav came in a 250ml tin and was lovely at $10! The view is awesome. Would recommend food and drink

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 21 December 2020

One of my favourite places on Waiheke! So many delicious fresh seafood options and the grilled steak to die for! Fish/Hotdog & chippies for the kids. Great drink selection! Amazing Seaviews!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 14 November 2020 via mobile

I ordered a snapper and chips to takeaway, the fish slightly on the small side but was fresh and enough for me. The service was fantastic, welcoming and using my name. I felt like a local. Thank you 😊

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

Best fish and chips on the island! Super fresh fish and amazing chips! Really well priced, amazing setting and fantastic service!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 July 2020 via mobile

We were really disappointed with the quality and serving, especially since we were really looking forward to good old fish and chips. The piece of snapper was small, not crispy - it just looked sad. The chips were overcooked and seemed stale. The squid was...over seasoned, overcooked, dry and touch. We ended up not finishing anything.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 19 July 2020 via mobile

Calamari w sweet and sour sauce soo tender🥰 The fish cake, definitely the best I’ve had. Thanks for making my blobby Sunday just right. 👏👏👏

Date of visit: July 2020
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glenstorey
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Response from simon p | Property representative |
Thank you for your comments we love hearing from our customers! We do not show anything about gluten-free on our menu, website, facebook or any media we manage ourselves. I'm unsure as to how Trip Advisor has made this... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Local

Yes, The Local offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Local offers delivery services.

The Local is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4