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Roquette Restaurant & Bar

) #5 of 39 Restaurants in Whakatane ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, European,
23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
+64 7-307 0722
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tagine” (7 reviews)
“risotto” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 249 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 friends all decide we hadn't been to rocquette recently so spent a nice Tuesday night dinning here. Tempura prawns and scallops was chosen by two of us with a 3 rd choosing the salt and pepper calamari ,we all enjoy our starters . The...More

Thank xmas66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely location with nice view of the river. Food is nice but thought it was expensive for lunch. Parking can be a problem

Thank bonnie9433
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleased this time as my last dinner experience was underwhelming. Although the younger staff are a little inexperienced and apologetic, there needs to be a higher quality of training from the Roquette management team. That said, the staff are polite and pleasant and...More

Thank Crete_Ohope
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and friendly welcoming staff. The only slight gripe was maybe a tad expensive. We dined quite early as we had a young child so we were alone in the restaurant. We asked for the kiddie meal first and was delivered promptly as...More

Thank JasonElmes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perhaps it's me but as I travel around NZ the menus seem very similar, This restaurant does the menu very well and we enjoyed our meal. Price was high end $180 for 3 courses including wine for 2.

Thank QP2013
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is easly the best place to eat in whakatane and up with the best anywhere in the country. We regularly go there for lunch. A good unclutered menu, well prepared and presented dishes, with generous portion size. Excellent scotch fillet steak and fish of...More

Thank cleo01paw
Reviewed 16 June 2017

As a local Motel Management Couple, we live life vicariously through the dining experiences of our Guests, Normally that is. But once evrey 3 Months, we get a week off and do not have to be on site from 6-30am through to 9-30pm every day...More

Thank motiv8ed
Reviewed 13 June 2017

3 of us made an Impromptu visit on Saturday afternoon - visitors to Whakatane so chose the restaurant on location / street appeal. A perusal of the menu confirmed our choice and we were warmly welcomed to a window table basked in sunlight. Lovely décor,...More

Thank Nelcums
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Roquette normally has great service and food, on this occasion the service was very good but the food was underwhelming. I look forward to dining here and the menu is great. I had the risotto which is normally very tasty and of a high standard...More

Thank Crete_Ohope
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We live in Whakatane and dine here regularly due to the consistently high standard. Steaks are always tender and cooked as desired. Would like to see a few more Aussie reds on the wine menu.

Thank Petestour
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10 May 2017|
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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
We open 7 days now for summer time.
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