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Solar Eating House

139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2133
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“nachos” (4 reviews)
“poached eggs” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Great squid . Super views. Avoid the crowds at the places closer in town. Had the Obsidian Syrah while we waited. Wonderful Waiheke island red

Thank LizzieM409
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Coffee wasn’t hot, great views though. Muffins were very tasty - a bit disappointing considering a great spot.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We needed a place for dairy free toddler to eat. Solar was great - made sure food was dairy free. Hot drinks are a bit different - Energiser juice was carrot & beetroot. Iced tea was cranberry & carrot. Great views, quirky decor, clean toilets....More

Thank wellingt0nkirby
Reviewed 19 April 2018

A nice place for brunch/lunch with good food and great scenery in the small town area :) Easy accessible, clean and relaxing environment.

Thank IreneTan615
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We stopped for lunch here, pleasant staff, food not too bad, but such small portions. Portion of chips $10, nowhere near enough even for a six year old. Coffee, just warm and bitter. I’ve never done a review before, but was so angry, especially after...More

2  Thank Gerrikins31
Reviewed 2 April 2018

A pleasant and very popular cafe in the heart of Oneroa. We enjoyed views over the bay from our courtyard table and the coffee was voted the best we'd had over the long weekend.

Thank SandLexia
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We came in for a quick breakfast and tea for two along with needing change for the bus. They gave us the exact change we needed and our food came out quick! Lots of room and seating, some indoor and some outdoor. Clean bathrooms. Friendly...More

Thank RussianAllAround
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Always good to try the local cafes and find what suits. I like to visit a cafe with internet and this place gives you an hour coupon, the food was pricey, but the view is nice. Come for coffee, but there are other places to...More

Thank ErikH3181
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Burger was burned and tasted like a meatloaf. Location and views are nice. I would be going elsewhere for eating. This is more for coffee and drinks.

Thank Seppo T
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We stopped here for a Sunday coffee, but the muffins yelled out to us. We ordered the savory vegetable muffin. Holy cow, there were so many delicious chunks of vegetable in this giant muffin, I am not sure how it was held together. The coffee...More

Thank Ryan J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand (Formerly Solar Cafe & Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Oneroa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2133
  • E-mail
Cool, Stylish Cafe and Restaurant at the top of Oneroa with fantastic breakfasts and amazing sea views. Oneroa's only garden bar overlooking the Hauraki Gulf. Huge outdoor areas, family friendly fun room and real outside castle.
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