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Waterfront Bar

$$ - $$$, , Seafood
3 Garden Road, Raumati Beach, New Zealand
+64 4-902 6363
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“venison” (8 reviews)
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New Zealand, Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Garden Road, Raumati Beach, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came in last week Thursday was recommended this place by a friend of ours. The food was Devine cooked perfectly thanks to the chef Jordan , and without a lengthy wait. Staff was very friendly, our waitress Lisa gave amazing service treated us like we...More

Thank Kelly-anne_Rogers
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our waitress Em's was outstanding last Friday night. Have been there many times for various occasions over the last 10 years at least. Always enjoyed. Food really is excellent. My partner is Gluten free not a problem. It's hard to say exactly what it is,...More

Thank Kerry J
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful part of the world and the Waterfront Bar is somewhere we go every time we visit New Zealand. The place changed hands a couple of years ago, and the menu has been changed up in a good way. The Tiki style...More

Thank Erin V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere and the food was brilliant (Fish of the day was superb). Served by lovely Alice- looked beautiful and amazing service! Will definitely be back!!

Thank sarah_laugh_mcleane
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just had lunch at The Waterfront. Greeted by a delightful young server, Alice. Refreshingly friendly without being familiar. Enjoyed the food, the wine and even dessert. Lovely ambience. Highly recommended. I even tipped Alice which I don't normally do being a Kiwi😊

Thank tootsie662
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu was lovely and the food did not disappoint. The food was stunning, made even better by the service provided by our waitress Emily who was just lovely. Will definitely be back.

Thank tandggregory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a relaxing dinner on a lovely evening, A good buzz in the bar area and music more to our (older) taste happened a little later. Emily, our engaging and friendly waitress was informative about the wine and food. And diidnt seem to mind...More

Thank kiwi2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This without doubt used to be our local whether we were having a wine on the deck or dining out. Ive never come across a place that was doing so well then new owners took over changed the staff and the menu and pretty much...More

Thank kcook2212
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to visit: well presented, friendly service and located on the beach. The meals my wife and I enjoyed were delicious. However, one should not expect a lot to eat for the money paid.

Thank John v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous cafe and bar! Food is tasty and well presented with lovely lunchtime portions. Very helpful and efficient staff - they don't even need to write anything down, remembering everything perfectly and with such friendly smiles! Meals and drinks were served timely and...More

Thank MurrayTania J
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Anne-Marie L
23 May 2016|
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Response from barb1958859 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there yes bookings for large groups need to done, and would still recommend for large groups or couples
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 65
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Garden Road, Raumati Beach, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Kapiti Coast  >  Raumati Beach
  • Phone Number: +64 4-902 6363
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Welcome one and all to the Water Front Bar Raumati. Beach front dinning and drinking at its best.Eat. Drink. Beach
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