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The Oyster Inn

) #2 of 7 Restaurants in Oneroa $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2222
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great food and service on a sunny Monday looking over the water. Recommendations by the Maitre D was spot on!

Thank Amosa T
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I came for lunch with my parents last week. We were not disappointed. We had 1 market fish and 2 lots of fish and chips (triple cooked chips) It was all lovely. Very fresh and well presented. The chips were very crunchy and not greasy....More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Came here with the family and we shared a plate of a dozen Oysters, although I didn't eat any the feedback from our group was that they were amazing and the service from the staff was top notch. They also had great sides and a...More

Thank Hayden Q
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We watched the sunset from the balcony whilst listening to a little jazz band on a Sunday afternoon enjoying the local oysters and fish - OMG they were amazing. The staff - Rosie was just brillant and really made our day there. It was just...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We found this place through tripadvisor and I think the reviews here are pretty acurate. They have great oysters! You should definitely try Waiheke oysters. The best I had in my life...

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Perfect sundowner on the terrace with Te Matuku oysters and local brews and Waiheke wine. Very friendly.

Thank BarryOilyDave
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Located in the heart of Oneroa, we enjoyed the some of the best oysters NZ has to offer. My wife and I tried the Bluff oyster, oysters from Coromandel and local ones. The verdict is split as my wife rated the local oyster the best,...More

Thank 1956George
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We have a bach across on Waiheke and the Oyster Inn is one of our favourite places on the island for food and drink. Everything is super fresh and great quality. And the service is always fantastic. Love it.

Thank eddie337
Reviewed 25 May 2017

What I think is fantastic about the Oyster Inn is that you pay for the quality that you get. The food is all wonderful, fresh, delicious and amazing. Same with the service. And then the view! Really should be voted best restaurant in NZ. Cant...More

Thank SD2606
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had Salmon and John Dory and they were both great but the Salmon from the south Island was really awesome. Overall we both enjoyed the meal and decided that it was the best meal in our two weeks on the road together

Thank Dany H
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25 February 2017|
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Response from RavensRetribution | Reviewed this property |
It's in Oneroa - the main town area closest to the ferry (Matiatia - not the car ferry at Kennedy Point). You can walk into town in 15-20min or there are taxis and buses at the ferry and in town you can grab.
Katie C
24 November 2016|
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Response from Jax88London | Property representative |
Open 7 days daily from noon summe season (labour day to Anzac Day). In winter season we are open 6 days daily from noon, Wednesday to Monday. (Closed Tuesdays). Cheers
22 April 2016|
Response from Jax88London | Property representative |
Hi, you can jump on either bus that meets the Fullers Ferries and get off in Oneroa village - we are across from the Wine Centre. Or catch a taxi, just a short 3 minute drive. Or you can walk up will take about 20 minutes on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Waiheke Island  >  Oneroa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2222
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Just 40 minutes from Auckland but a world away, The Oyster Inn is the perfect escape from Auckland, whether for just a night, a weekend or longer. The Inn features a large restaurant & bar, a beach boutique, a private event space three luxuriously simple guest rooms. Opened in 2012, The Oyster Inn has gained local and international attention, being featured on Travel & Leisure's 2013 IT List and Metro's Top 50 Restaurants. With a gorgeous but unpretentious interior by designer Katie Lockhart, The Oyster Inn has fast become one of the island's most popular restaurants.
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