We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Onyx Restaurant

) #1 of 40 Restaurants in Cambridge $$ - $$$ Pizza, European,
70 Alpha Street, Cambridge 2351, New Zealand
+64 7-827 7740
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
3 days ago
“Lovely Lunch”
1 week ago
“Nice food and staff”
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Pizza, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
70 Alpha Street, Cambridge 2351, New Zealand
Write a Review
Reviews (406)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 406 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Overall we enjoyed all of our meals (six of us). Atmosphere was good, heaps of people but not overly loud that you couldn't hear the others at your table. The waiter made us laugh so that is a bonus. Would visit again.

Thank jaymeegracee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a catch-up with friend for lunch at Onyx. Lovely atmosphere, cold outside but lovely fire inside. The food was great, especially the seafood chowder, the staff were friendly and helpful. Throughly recommended

Thank Maxsal59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and although it was busy, staff were friendly and helpful. Nice food, but bring your appetite. The starters for our group ranged from large to massive, so none of us could finish our mains. Food was good, parts of it very good. Mash...More

Thank flushingdog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great meal tonight food was great as was the service and best of all my steak knife was fantastic so nice to have a decent sharp knife instead of a crowbar to cut with Wells done this place is always great

Thank J8006CQbills
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I wanted to go on a nice spontaneous dinner date. THE FOOD WAS AMAZING! Tasted amazing and was beautifully presented. Unfortunately we had a waiter that blatantly and openly hit on me in front of my partner TWICE. He thought it was...More

2  Thank Samantha B
Aroha C, Manager at Onyx, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Samantha. Your allegations are very concerning and we take your review seriously . Our staff treat their jobs as their profession and I assure you they would not act in such a manner. If you are serious about your review you will contact me...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drive by coffee injection required passing through Cambridge. Found a park outside, straight in to order my coffee and ginger slice. That was tasty and coffee excellent. Speedy service with a smile. Great ambience. Would have loved to have stayed for dinner. Smelt great. Be...More

Thank Shane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoy the Onyx the food is fantastic and the service is high level. This would have to be the top restaurant in Cambridge. It's always so busy which shows it's a popular choice. It's a good idea to book a table as it...More

Thank kyleec30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Onyx a number of times, and it is one of my "go-to" restaurants when I want a no-fail meal! I've had breakfast, lunch and dinner there, and it has never failed to deliver a delicious meal. The atmosphere is pleasant, and...More

Thank tetonswyo
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Food was tasty and good, fun service and warm atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit. Their hot chocolate definitely a must. Will go and have been again and again

Thank RobbyPinfold
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is our favourite restaurant by far in Cambridge, every time we visit we are well looked after by very friendly staff and accommodated even if they are busy, which they usually are! Food is always fantastic. We recommend them often to anybody visiting Cambridge.

Thank fromPutaruru
Nearby Restaurants
Alpino cucina e vino
263 reviews
.21 km away
Alpha Street Kitchen & Bar
118 reviews
.05 km away
175 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tivoli Cinema
62 reviews
.31 km away
Cambridge i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
35 reviews
.20 km away
Cambridge Farmers' Market
58 reviews
.17 km away
CAMJET Boat Tours Cambridge
59 reviews
.83 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Onyx staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Alpha Street, Cambridge 2351, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +64 7-827 7740
  • E-mail
Nestled in the heart of Cambridge, Onyx Cafe and Bar is the go-to whether passing through for a coffee or celebrating a milestone with family and friends. With it's dark furnishings and warm-tones timber flooring, Onyx is a humming lofty space sure to please anyone in your party. From succulent steaks, tender chicken and lamb dishes through to homemade wood fired pizzas, the brunch, lunch and dinner menu covers even the most fastidious of palettes. A delectable desert menu is available to round off an evening meal, with a cake cabinet on show throughout the day offering an array of tasty treats. Friendly, efficient and professional service is a guarantee with staff on hand to cater to your every whim. Dietary requirements are happily catered to without hassle, with your experience top priority. The function room is available to hire should you wish for a private meal or party. Your celebration can remain exclusive from start to finish, with the upstairs venue holding it's own bar and bathroom facilities. With a roaring fire in winter months and sunshine-streamed outdoor settings in summer, Onyx is a year-long favourite pick as a dining destination. Open seven days a week from 9am until late, Onyx is a gem in the crown of Cambridge that you will revisit again and again.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing