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Roquette Restaurant & Bar

23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
+64 7-307 0722
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

group of 8 . for a night out , 90% full , service was efficient, with the waiters only seemed to being doing their job, and not giving that little bit extra when serving the orders pork belly ordered was a little bit disapointing,.,

Thank nala8816
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a gorgeous dinner & wine followed by delicious dessert & liquor with coffee . Lovely service from a young girl , who I think was new but she did a wonderful service . Very fine dining & loved the atmosphere , gorgeous for...More

Thank suzyspirit
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Came here on recommendation from hotel. Very nice place by harbor. Food was fine but as common here portions small compared to the US. Otherwise the lamb filets and the 3 fish dish were top notch.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

While the service was very good, the food on the other hand was below average and very expensive. Over $150 for a dinner for 2 with 2 starters, 2 sides with our mains an 3 glasses of wine between us. We really didn't enjoy our...More

4  Thank Joel198134
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

4 friends all decide we hadn't been to rocquette recently so spent a nice Tuesday night dinning here. Tempura prawns and scallops was chosen by two of us with a 3 rd choosing the salt and pepper calamari ,we all enjoy our starters . The...More

Thank xmas66
Reviewed 11 July 2017

lovely location with nice view of the river. Food is nice but thought it was expensive for lunch. Parking can be a problem

Thank bonnie9433
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I was pleased this time as my last dinner experience was underwhelming. Although the younger staff are a little inexperienced and apologetic, there needs to be a higher quality of training from the Roquette management team. That said, the staff are polite and pleasant and...More

1  Thank Crete_Ohope
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Very good food and friendly welcoming staff. The only slight gripe was maybe a tad expensive. We dined quite early as we had a young child so we were alone in the restaurant. We asked for the kiddie meal first and was delivered promptly as...More

Thank JasonElmes
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Perhaps it's me but as I travel around NZ the menus seem very similar, This restaurant does the menu very well and we enjoyed our meal. Price was high end $180 for 3 courses including wine for 2.

Thank QP2013
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This is easly the best place to eat in whakatane and up with the best anywhere in the country. We regularly go there for lunch. A good unclutered menu, well prepared and presented dishes, with generous portion size. Excellent scotch fillet steak and fish of...More

Thank cleo01paw
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Questions & Answers
10 May 2017|
Response from roquette2017 | Property representative |
NO Problem, All done. Can we have your cell phone number, so we can confirm the number of people closer to date. Thanks Aj 07-3070722
23 December 2016|
Response from Jimmy2132 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we will be open on 28 dec. Yes you can do the takeaway once we open after xmas break.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
  • Phone Number: +64 7-307 0722
We open 7 days now for summer time.
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