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Roquette Restaurant & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, European,
23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
+64 7-307 0722
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly one of the best restaurants in Whakatane, it's food was imaginative and delicious. A little pricey but well worth it.

Thank Mums4Kids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely service from our waiter, Stewart. Only one hour for lunch - pre-ordered food so we could eat without rushing. Lunch was on the table 5 minutes after we arrived. Lovely good and service.

Thank Mawera1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's about expectations.... lots of positive advice from friends etc. Table for two (birthday) booked. Service terrible (1 hour wait for entree - bread - after chasing) . Staff constantly reaching across under or noses to serve, some really unfriendly and not paying attention. Food...More

Thank Chris-Hakipod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a few times while in Whakatane and by far this is the very best of the best. I have had various meals there with family and friends and have never heard anyone complain. Steaks, Chicken ,fish, salads, Desserts and drinks are all...More

Thank HappyTRR
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Elegant restaurant with excellent service. After reading the menu outside the day before, I had decided what I would have, only the have the owner suggest something completely different! I thought "why not" and went with his recommendation. It (the salmon) was really lovely and...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Excellent resturant for entertaining overseas visitors. large selection of meals and wines etc but rather expensive.Our Australian relatives were very impressed with the meals and facilities

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Very over priced. Poor service, the menu was snatched out of my friends hand before she had even finished ordering. Mainly seafood dishes so i wouldn't recommend if your not a seafood lover. Interior is very nice and classy. I think the new owners have...More

Thank 590coralies
Reviewed 15 September 2017

group of 8 . for a night out , 90% full , service was efficient, with the waiters only seemed to being doing their job, and not giving that little bit extra when serving the orders pork belly ordered was a little bit disapointing,.,

Thank nala8816
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We had a gorgeous dinner & wine followed by delicious dessert & liquor with coffee . Lovely service from a young girl , who I think was new but she did a wonderful service . Very fine dining & loved the atmosphere , gorgeous for...More

Thank suzyspirit
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Came here on recommendation from hotel. Very nice place by harbor. Food was fine but as common here portions small compared to the US. Otherwise the lamb filets and the 3 fish dish were top notch.

Thank Kevin F
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Questions & Answers
10 May 2017|
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Response from roquette2017 | Property representative |
NO Problem, All done. Can we have your cell phone number, so we can confirm the number of people closer to date. Thanks Aj 07-3070722
24 December 2016|
Response from Jimmy2132 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we will be open on 28 dec. Yes you can do the takeaway once we open after xmas break.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
  • Phone Number: +64 7-307 0722
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At our fine dining restaurant and bar in Whakatane, we are passionate about providing the finest ingredients together with contemporary, relaxed environment. Open - Mon -Sat Lunch /Dinner
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