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Waimea Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Pizza, European
1 Waimea Road | Waikanae Beach, Waikanae 5036, New Zealand
+64 4-293 4240
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (42 reviews)
“crab cakes” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 Waimea Road | Waikanae Beach, Waikanae 5036, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for a late Sunday lunch, staff were very pleasant, good accommodation of wheelchair. We liked how the tables are not too close together. We enjoyed seafood chowder and a mix of other dishes, the highlight was the squid, unfortunately black pudding was overcooked....More

Thank moreauwellington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistently good service and food are to be found at this Waikanae Beach converted bach, Waimea Restaurant. Parking is never a problem as it's located behind a large beach access public carpark. Outside tables for sunny days and a log fire burning in mid winter...More

Thank JRCLeG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ive just had the best steak ( with garlic prawns - yum ) that I have ever tried. Great food and very good service right by the beach - will go again.

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my elderly parents out for lunch for Fathers Day today. My father is 87 has a glass eye and can't see too much out of the other one and my mother is 83 and is in a wheelchair. We made the booking and...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last night I went with friends specifically for the WOAP dinner menu. WOW, delicious, fresh and flavoursome, cannot recommend the menu and the restaurant highly enough. Wonderful value. Service was fantastic, welcoming, friendly and professional. Have to say last year our small group went to...More

Thank Katerina1PEPE
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We are lucky to go the restaurant for the opening of the Wellington On A Plate festival. The proposed menu and especially the mains were very tasty. Thanks for the good food!

Thank kilik82
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I was at Waimea Restaurant for breakfast on the last day of a New Zealand vacation( July 2017). We ordered many items from the breakfast menu, I had the eggs benedict it was the best I had ever had (I order it from time to...More

Thank im4swimn2
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

It was school hols so I booked a table for three upstairs with views, as we were treating a good friend from out of town to lunch. We were warmly welcomed though there was some confusion on arrival re our booking. No matter we were...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 22 July 2017

A lovelly venue and felt really comfortable. After ordering food and drinks we waited 20 minutes for the drinks to arrive. The Seafood Chowder was very nice but the steak was average and I have never seen a wedge from a lettuce presented as a...More

1  Thank Graham P
Reviewed 22 July 2017

the views out the windows look straight out to kapiti island and the sea,which adds something to eating or just having a coffee here,or beer.they have an upstairs room also,which can be booked for groups.staff are great,food is great also,range of beers and wines available...More

Thank Strang M
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Questions & Answers
2 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Trish H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do . In particular the coconut Panna cotta was lovely
Luci E
19 April 2015|
Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of space there - they probably would - give them a call ( 04-293 4240)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Waimea Road | Waikanae Beach, Waikanae 5036, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Kapiti Coast  >  Waikanae
  • Phone Number: +64 4-293 4240
  • E-mail
Absolute beach front location, sunsets, live music, range of authentic Sicilian-style pizza to fine-dining quality food, well groomed wine list, NZ craft beers on tap including our very own Sacred Water Pilsner and Waimea Ginger Beer. Relaxed friendly environment with good times for all. We would love to have you in.
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