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Swashbucklers Restaurant & Bar

23b Westhaven Drive | Westhaven, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-307 5979
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (49 reviews)
“calamari” (22 reviews)
“fish n chips” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
23b Westhaven Drive | Westhaven, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came on short notice and were able to get a table on Monday evening for dinner. The dining room is orderly but strangely decorated. What about this great in one corner? Ok, they eat fish too... The service is ok, not outstanding. For example...More

Thank k x
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood is very fresh and each seafood has different flavor in it. We are very happy to come after reading all the positive comments on trip advisor. The Pirate platter is a must try item!

Thank Cawaiiminnie
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Visited this place with friends, and I wish I had not taken them there. What an embarrassing place to take friends to. Muscles were so small, fish was not fresh, tuna was just like canned Tuna. Really rubbish place to go to, and extremely expensive....More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We wanted to catch up with family over a meal and this was the local family’s chosen place. It is slightly out of the way and really needs to be a place you drive to rather than walk which was what we did. A warm...More

Thank silverthreads101
Reviewed 10 March 2018

My husband and I ate here and had a wonderful meal. I have serious food allergies- mostly to spices-and they were terrific about accommodating them, making changes to my entree so it was safe for me to eat it. My fish was perfectly cooked as...More

Thank Lauri G
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Every dish was more generous than we have expected. Nice and fresh seafood. The staff was friendly, making the whole experience a superb one.

Thank beatricejhlee
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We booked a table inside the restaurant but ended up sitting outside at one of the picnic tables. What a superb dinner it was. Good friends, good food, good service, notwithstanding we had to order and pay for our drinks and food from the bar,...More

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Came here after our day trip to Waiheke Island and felt like having some oysters. When online and found out that they do $24 for a dozen daily so my family and I decided to give it a try. We ordered couple other mains and...More

Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Our first visit was on Valentines Day. We were warmly welcomed, our waitress was attentive and very helpful, helping us with the menu which had so many great choices.It was one of the best meals we have ever had. Service was quick and I couldn't...More

Thank Afrikaansekiwi
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Off the beaten path but if you want something other than fisn n chips a must do. The calamari is excellent!

Thank dolejsb
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26 March 2016|
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Low Smart Casual OK. Less at Lunchtime.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23b Westhaven Drive | Westhaven, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-307 5979
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Sitting adjacent to the Waitemata Harbour( Auckland), Swashbucklers has been Auckland's pre eminent seafood restaurant for 20 years.Indoor and outdoor dining. Casual relaxed environment for dining or for bar snacks or drinks in the famous/ unique Boatshed BAR
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