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Charley Farley's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, European, New Zealand
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21 The Strand, Onetangi, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
+64 9-372 4106
08:30 - 23:00
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Sun 08:30 - 23:00
Tue - Wed 08:30 - 23:30
Thu - Sat 08:30 - 00:00
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had been living in London for a while and had been missing quality NZ cafe brekkie and coffee. The eggs bene was to die for - eggs poached to perfection. The coffee was also amazing!

Thank Kimberley O
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a hip on hop of experience on this fabulous island. It's quite a big island with plenty of stuff to see. Wineries, olive oil plantations, beaches, and lovely scenerys. Had lunch at this place, and I really didn't have any expectations at all. This was two days before Christmas and everyone is usually slightly tried at that... More 

Thank Eddwward
Honolulu, Hawaii
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8 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place to have a drink. Food is average & not worth paying the price. Nice place to relax w/friends for drinks.

Thank 704naomiu
Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charlie Farley's is a great spot on a hot day, on a cold day I don't think it would be very good as there is limited seating inside. Food was OK, service was OK, I am sure they can improve both. I will give this place another shot one day. I had heard amazing things about this place but It... More 

Thank Kelly C
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I headed out to Onetangi Beach, I'd heard of Charley Farley's and for some reason envisioned a dark and dingy pub on a side street somewhere, but this was not at all the case! It's pretty light and airy, although it was quite crowded given the holiday rush of local and international vacationers. The staff were very pleasant, the... More 

Thank Dingo40
Middleburg, Virginia
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes Charley Farley has outdoor seating overlooking Onetangi beach that can be enjoyed in a summers day or night. But the food for the price is really mediocre and the drinking scene a bit intense. Service was slow and wait staff swamped. Recommend bring a picnic to the beach instead.

Thank ReturntoWaiheke
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good pub grub, and a good beer selection. It's the kind of place you head to after a day hiking or swimming, or when you can't face another night of winery food. Easy, comfortable, and good.

Thank oldgreenv12
Auckland, New Zealand
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47 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner there twice. Steak sandwich was so good I had it the second time and was just as good. Price was also very reasonable. Staff friendly and service was good. Location tops it off across the road from the best beach on Waiheke Island with views of Onetangi Beach.

Thank 2MEKES
Jersey, Iles de la Manche
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a busy NZ holiday for the New Year we found a busy beachside cafe and bar which gave excellent value for money. And, while eating, a shelter from the rain - how they fitted those of us from outside inside remains a mystery! A great place on a summer's day!

Thank Maurice D
Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great coffee and excellent service. Always a good place to go for a casual eat. Usually easy to get a seat, but gets busy at peak times. Ordering at the till works, but can be slow if patrons are not sure what to order, two people working the till would be better. Otherwise the perfect spot at Onetangi Beach!!

Thank wellingtonfamilyof5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 The Strand, Onetangi, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Waiheke Island  >  Onetangi
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 4106

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?