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Onyx Restaurant

$$ - $$$Pizza, European,
70 Alpha Street, Cambridge 2351, New Zealand
+64 7-827 7740
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (58 reviews)
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Pizza, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
70 Alpha Street, Cambridge 2351, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 426 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really excited about visiting Onyx after hearing so many people tell me it was THE PLACE to go in Cambridge for a nice dinner out. I went with my boyfriend and a few of our friends, we booked a table for a later...More

Thank heathery93
Terry M, Owner at Onyx, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Heathery93 We are disappointed in your 2 star review. When you were asked how your evening was when paying you did not make us aware of your feelings. We ask diners for feedback and we welcome it. Our Maitre'd did come and collect you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't have time for pizza but the Green Curry with chicken and prawns was sooo flavoursome! We only had 30 mins before the show but Chef said "no problem!"

Thank terry g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The scallops were the best I have ever tried. The mains were superb and the staff friendly and attentive No complaints or criticisms

Thank Astrobrandycoco
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Onyx is always good. Experienced waiters, great food, nice atmosphere. Gluten free no problem. Lunchtimes are always busy.

Thank Shirley333
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We have been here 4 times now, 2 as a large group and 2 as a couple. Our favorite place to eat in Cambridge. Fabulous service and great food. I absolutely recommend the warm chicken salad.

Thank Sandra F
TKMCD, Owner at Onyx, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you Sandra for your positive review. Our staff work really hard to provide great food and service.

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant and attentive staff . Very warm in covered outer area with plenty of heaters . We hadn't booked but found us space . Others really enjoyed their meals , I was a little disappointed that the kumara salad was mainly mesculin however my...More

Thank Eleanor U
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Oryx is the gem of Cambridge. It has a menu to meet the dinning requirements of the most discerning diner. Great private room up stairs for special occasions. I hosted my mother's special birthday celebration here two years ago and everything was perfectly wonderful. Staff...More

Thank debrakay2017
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Hugely disappointed with the attitude of our waiter. My meal wasn't what I ordered and he blamed me! Unbelievable. I wasn't offered the correct meal as a replacement. Incredulous. I was hosting guests, so didn't enforce a replacement or kick up a scene. Haven't been...More

Thank waikat0wendy
Aroha C, Manager at Onyx, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Wendy, we take your review very seriously. We endeavor to make sure all our guests are satisfied with their experience here at ONYX. If this is fact what you are saying we would appreciate if you would contact us here at the restaurant to...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

Birthday lunch for a friend, we had booked but one member was extremely late arriving it appeared to be no bother, the place was bustling and seemed to be very busy. Within minutes of our 4th arrival our orders were taken by Katie, quickly dispatched...More

Thank dajarranz2012
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Great service, lovely food, perfect coffee, very clean and modern, just a nice place to have a meal.

1  Thank tony_nz_11
TKMCD, Owner at Onyx, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks for your great review Tony, much appreciated.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
Description
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.
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