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Waiheke Restaurant required (without new mortgage)

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Waiheke Restaurant required (without new mortgage)

Hi all, currently visiting Waiheke and loving it, apart from the prices - is this the most expensive place on the planet ?

We're from Ireland so understand expensive but this place takes the biscuit. The most recent revelation was $12 for toast and jam in a cafe/restaurant or $25 for a pizza!!!

Anyway, we would like to get out for a couple of meals and enjoy good food, but are also keen on decent value for money. What would people recommend, without having to take out a mortgage for the privilege ?

Thanks in advance.

Edited: 05 January 2013, 09:00
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1. Re: Waiheke Restaurant required (without new mortgage)

As a frequent visitor to Waiheke I am constantly seeing high prices from rental cars to restaurants. I can remember when Waiheke had normal prices, today however it seems you have to go on a spending competition to have a good meal in most of the island restaurants.

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3. Re: Waiheke Restaurant required (without new mortgage)

Charlie Farleys on Onetangi Beach is probably one of the most reasonably priced places....

charliefarleys.co.nz/charliefarleys/Menu.html

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Wai in Oneroa has great food - I don't think they're open in the evenings but their lunch dishes are around $20 from memory. Stefano's italian in Surfdale isn't bad.

Food in Auckland generally is expensive with Waiheke being no different, and to get a good meal you will be looking at $30-35+ per main course for dinner. So $25 for a pizza is the norm I'm afraid. On Waiheke you are usually not just paying for the food, you're usually getting a fairly amazing location and view as well so think of it as paying for that too to ease the pain...

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Thanks or those suggestions all - will let you know how we get on !

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6. Re: Waiheke Restaurant required (without new mortgage)

Try the Embassy Steakhouse (also known as Food Embassy) - it's not a place to go to for views, but has great food and wonderful service - at least that was our experience. It's down near the supermarket.

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7. Re: Waiheke Restaurant required (without new mortgage)

Hi,

Don't complain about prices until you have been to Iceland or Finland ;-)

Cheers

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