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Orewa Surf Club Bar & Grill

275 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
+64 9-426 4828
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, International, Barbecue, Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
275 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great find! This is everything it should be. Great little club with a stunning view and good bistro style food. Great burgers and good selection of beer and wines available. Well worth a lazy couple of hours watching the world go by.

Thank smithwm
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

My son and I treated ourselves to dinner here, the kids menu was awesome value for money. I had the fish of the day which was delicious and served with plenty of fries and salad, the piece of fish could possibly habe been a little...More

Thank 281moniquer
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The dining room is upstairs and looks out over Orewa Beach, fabulous views. The decor is tired sports club style, but made up for by great food and friendly service. Serves were generous, well presented and tasty. The fish was fresh and perfectly cooked, although...More

Thank 01foodie
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Great view from upper deck but food only average. We tried the pan fried fish and chips which was okay but not great. Came with a good salad and chips with aioli. I tried the scotch steak with mushroom sauce, potatoes and salad. The steak...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Good sized potions , reasonably priced. Steak cooked perfectly, great beer batter on the fish. Self service. Surf club currently being renovated so a few ladders to work around but food is good and view if the beach is the best in Orewa

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We ate up on the L1 balcony, recommended. view is to die for. Though you do have to climb up and down the stairs a lot. I feel for the waiting staff. Good menu selection although they had run out of our first choice, the...More

Thank granthackett
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Kotare Bistro. Laid back atmosphere with great views and fantastic food. Service was excellent too. Took a seat upstairs which on a clear day would be amazing, weather today was crappy but still nice views of the water. Had a prawn cocktail and seafood platter...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We went for dinner. Had to sit upstairs given it was Friday night, and the bar was full. Food was pretty good. Service average. Prices expensive. No wifi. We won't be back.

2  Thank Brett O
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Now also known as Kotare, this was our first visit and a surprisingly good one. The position is perfect, upstairs with a deck right on the water's edge. Ours was a winter visit and though we still enjoyed the deck, I can imagine it rocking...More

1  Thank kimbennani
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Dined with frinds last evening at the this restaurant. Fabulous food and very generous portions. We recommend this great restaurant.

Thank Millie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Bar, International, Barbecue, Pub, New Zealand
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Orewa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-426 4828
  • E-mail
Orewa’s only true beachfront Bar and Grill located metres from the beach and sea. Have a seat in our spacious downstairs bar area, upstairs in our seaview dining room or outside on our seaside deck. Open 7 days during the summer season and 5 days (Wed-Sun) during winter. Our menu has something for everyone including Burgers, Steaks, Chargrilled Ribs and numerous salads and specials running all year round. Bookings advised Fri & Sat nights walk ins always welcome.
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