We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Local

151 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 8752
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“snapper” (22 reviews)
“fish and chips” (30 reviews)
“burger” (34 reviews)
Closed Now
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
151 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (137)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been poorly for a few days and not eaten, and as a UK visitor, really fancied fish and chips. This place was perfect. The food was fresh and crisp, and best of all, served with a chilled pint of beer! Not quite what the...More

Thank GadgetGran
Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I popped in for quick lunch on day trip. Great service - good old fashioned fish and chips - served in butchers paper - cutlery available if you prefer. loved it. thanks

Thank wendim57
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Had the $20 beer and fish and chip deal. Lovely fresh fish and yummy chips. Great view as well. Service was friendly and place tidy.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Excellent quality fish and chips you have to have the fresh snapper (not frozen!) We always have to have a sausage too! Plus a great view of the sea. The wines were delicious we had a glass of pinot gris from Mount Vernon and a...More

Thank Sukamakan
Reviewed 8 August 2018

It's been over a month since we visited, and I"m still craving their amazing bread. We had a very nice casual lunch here, fish sandwiches, burgers and fries.

Thank Kara M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Loved the location, friendly staff, once they acknowledge you and food was good. Was it the best as rated on their chalk board....questionable...don't get me wrong not awful, lovely food and great view, not a huge area but nice in the sun.

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Excellent fish and chips, friendly and quick service. Good size portions. Was a lovely view from the restaurant too

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The Local was recommended so we tried it out. The fish and chips were very nice we had crumbled and baked fish with kimora and traditional chips and 2 beers. Down side...$10 for a piece of fish, you serious? I know island prices are dear...More

Thank swampykevin
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We ended up at The Local for two reasons...it had been recommended to us by a local and Man O' War has run out of their rosé after a busy Easter weekend and suggested we might find some there. We are English so we know...More

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We had dinner here on a recent visit to the island and were quite impressed with our meal. We had a table on the balcony which has lovely views down over Oneroa Bay. We had planned to take our fish and chips away but couldn't...More

Thank Kathy L
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Waiheke Island
Santa Fe
8 reviews
.21 miles away
The Boatshed
277 reviews
.50 miles away
Breakfast on the Beach Lodge
192 reviews
.59 miles away
Waiheke Island Resort
119 reviews
2.05 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant
1,691 reviews
.85 miles away
The Oyster Inn
873 reviews
.02 miles away
Cable Bay Vineyards Winery and Restaurant
1,182 reviews
.64 miles away
Vino Vino
348 reviews
.01 miles away
Nearby Attractions
149 reviews
.89 miles away
The Waiheke BBQ Tour
11 reviews
.96 miles away
Mudbrick Vineyard
219 reviews
.85 miles away
Sculpture on the Gulf
67 reviews
.20 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
26 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from simon p | Property representative |
Thank you for your comments we love hearing from our customers! We do not show anything about gluten-free on our menu, website, facebook or any media we manage ourselves. I'm unsure as to how Trip Advisor has made this... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 8752
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing