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The Jetty Licensed Cafe @ Shelly Beach

1 Shelly Beach Road, Helensville, Auckland 0874, New Zealand
+64 9-420 2595
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (3 reviews)
“boat cruise” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Shelly Beach Road, Helensville, Auckland 0874, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

We moved nearby a couple of years ago and initially enjoyed the fish wraps at the Jetty cafe, about then ownership must have changed because the quality of food and especially the service declined to a remarkably low level. Now with a dirty look and...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The best fish and chips!! Good coffee and location overlooking the harbour. Nice drive out here. Take a walk along the jetty afterwards. Kids playground onsite too.

Thank bruceandwendy
Reviewed April 30, 2018

A long time since I have visited Shelly Beach so thought I would take a drive up there. While I was there I had lunch at the cafe. Burger and chips and coffee. Very tasty and reasonably priced, with good friendly service. Well worth the...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Just under 20 minutes pretty drive from Parakai Springs brought us to this ideal spot for a bite to eat! From an information board, this is obviously an area of historic interest but in the sunshine it was a great place to stretch our legs...More

Thank helenmcsherry
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice outlook and layout with good servers that lifted this review to a 4. They were accommodating to dogs (Shelley beach is a dog friendly place). Food was nice with a variety on the menu. However. The drinks were all exorbantly priced. Well above anything...More

Thank Sarah4Travels
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Lovely location right by the water at the end of the road, quirky cafe with good lunch food and drinks. Friendly staff. Perfect for a Sunday romantic lunch or for an outing with the family. Prob not so good when it's raining but perfect on...More

Thank NZ1981
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

We had the salmon salad & the chicken salad & both dishes were excellent. Plenty of room to relax. Highly recommended

Thank Kendo-1968
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Totally reliable hidden away from the world cafe. I have visited dozens of times in the last decade. Get the fish and chips and be amazed. Right on the water, sheltered from the south-westerly and plenty of parking.

Thank BOBCATNZ1960
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Ordered a cup of latte and a cheese scone. The latte was tastelessly watery, and the scone was like bakery made by kids' cooking class. It also took very long for my orders to arrive, even though it was so simple.

3  Thank dlwabbit
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Easy squeezy this place, laid back, friendly and a nice spot during the week. We were just cruising and came across this place. Sunny day, mid week, not crowded

Thank thatoldbloke
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Shelly Beach Road, Helensville, Auckland 0874, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Helensville
  • Phone Number: +64 9-420 2595
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