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The Shed Te Motu

76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
+64 9-372 6884
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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New Zealand, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Shed is a very informal, relaxed venue... no airs and graces... it's a 'shed' up a long tree-liner driveway surrounded by vines and sloping hills... all very agreeable when matched with very friendly and knowledgeable service and 'kinda quirky' but very delicious food. A...More

Thank epicure49
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Truly an unforgettable experience. Enjoyable place for lunch, good assortment of dishes from small picks to full plates..Good place to take a nap on the grass after a few glasses of wine and a fulfilling lunch.

Thank Marlenei100
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We went to Te Motu yesterday evening to have a nice dinner and it was just perfect. The wine and food were delicious and perfectly balanced and the restaurant was nice with a lot of attention to detail. Thank you so much to Sophie, our...More

Thank Macabeo1
Reviewed 5 December 2016

From the very first phone call to book my group until the moment we left we received nothing but excellent service. Every single staff member was friendly, helpful and professional. The setting is just sublime and the food was even better! I cannot recommend The...More

Thank Tesh2013
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is one of my go to places on Waiheke Island. They are consistently good. The Shed isn't one of the flash, ostentatious vineyards on the island, it's more of a rustic place. But the food will give any of the others a run for...More

Thank Neville O
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We just turned up and they were able to find us a table, the food was amazing and the Baked Alaska was the best :-)

1  Thank trusty131
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Far too often overlooked, Te Motu is by far the best food and red wine to experience on the island. If you want to try some of the best Bordeaux style reds on the island, Te Motu is the place. The Cellar door have great...More

2  Thank ImogenO540
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A great day out for lunch with a fantastic collection of in house wines. Great service both in the restaurant and at the cellar door. Really good use of fantastic produce over the whole menu.

1  Thank dylanjamesv
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Some of the best food we've honestly ever had along with great friendly service and beautiful setting, wines and interesting non-alcoholic drinks too. Catered well for vegetarians

1  Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Absolutely stunning location, beautiful wine, delicious food and very attentive, efficient, friendly staff that went the extra mile to make our experience most enjoyable!! I had heard good things about the Shed on Waiheke and after deciding to share my birthday there with special friends...More

1  Thank tiger1000400
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Questions & Answers
16 December 2015|
Response from Katemandeno | Property representative |
Hi Gabrielle, If you could email or call us on 09 372 6884 that is the best way to make a booking. Cheers
Richard B
31 October 2015|
Response from Katemandeno | Property representative |
Hi Richard, Te Motu is about 15 minutes drive from the Matiatia ferry dock. There are also buses that run here regularly. Cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 6884
  • E-mail
Casual, garden-to-plate eating in a relaxed vineyard setting.
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