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Wai Kitchen

1/149 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 7505
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“poached eggs” (10 reviews)
“colcannon” (5 reviews)
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New Zealand, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1/149 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped into Wai for tea on a sunny winter afternoon. Being just an hour before closing, the place was almost empty. The restaurant sits on a location with a beautiful view of Oneroa Beach. We had pots of Earl Gray tea and I had...More

Thank nznorm
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Drifted around Oneroa on a beautiful sunny Friday looking for a small graze about lunchtime. We had been to Oyster Inn with a bunch of people for lunch 1 year ago and it was very good. So this time we opted for a change and...More

Thank richardmartin747
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped off on our way back from Onetangi Beach. Sat outside in the sun with a glass of bubbles, which accompanied delicious pancakes.

Thank QueenIzzy999
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

It's such a shame when staff don't have smiles on there faces and don't have a warm welcome for there customers - it really doesn't take much.....does it...???...1 in particular must have had lemons for breakfast!!!! We were soooo looking forward to having a great...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a bright and funky cafe, lots of glass to highlight the great views and a modern and crisp ambience. It also has very good food - a delicious breakfast, house smoked salmon, eggs and avocado, and good robust coffee - and quick and...More

Thank B B
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I went to Waiheke Island to see the Jazz Festival which is held in Oneroa every Easter. Wai Kitchen is a 5-10 minute amble from the Jazz Festival and in the centre of Oneroa, the first village you meet from the ferry. I’ve been here...More

Thank Int_Academic
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I guess it depends on the weather but if it's a beautiful sunny day this cafe is located in a prime spot & there's a wonderful view over the sea to the North. We sat outside on the sun-drenched deck & although it was mid-winter...More

Thank Borokodog
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Best of the Oneroa village for a classy , interesting and delicious meal. Great view to boot. On the way out or on the way in from the ferry. Make it a stop

Thank Hologram88
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Popped in for a late lunch with girlfriends. The first thing you notice is the magnificent view, the food is brilliant, the wine list short but delicious and the staff are so friendly and happy. We each chose something different and enjoyed it enormously.

Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Came to Wai Kitchen with a couple of friends Sunday last week as soon as we arrived it was smiling faces welcoming us in. The 'best table in the house' was just being vacated by previous guests and was quickly cleared and set for us...More

Thank islandgirl5150
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/149 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 7505
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