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The Shed Te Motu

76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
+64 9-372 6884
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (9 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (10 reviews)
“potatoes” (13 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The vine is good, but unfortunately it's the only positive thing that I can say about this restaurant. The food is very average and the interior design is neither beautiful nor ergonomically smart. My husband and I we celebrated his birthday there, and I can...More

Thank olgaart888
RoryDunleavy, General Manager at The Shed Te Motu, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Olga, what can I say. We are by nature and design a little bit rough around the edges. My uncle John, our winemaker built the restaurant out of the old tractor shed by hand. It's the heart and soul of our working vineyard. The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 5 enjoyed a lovely long lunch. We had all the sharing plates on the first section of the menu except the lamb and the cauliflower followed by the flourless chocolate cake.The favourites were the pork belly, the potato dumplings and the brocollini...More

Thank micsgirl
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Te Motu is close by Stonyridge and Tantulus and well worth a visit, for both lunch and great wine, in fact some of the best Waiheke red. The staff are fantastic, passionate about the vineyard, it’s wines and making you feel right at home. We...More

1  Thank ICTBRO
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Came here for lunch. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and attentive and the food was wonderful.

1  Thank alicegrey2018
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We started off with some wine tasting and then went for lunch. I had the fish and my partner had steak and both of us agreed the food was excellent. And the service was spot on too.

Thank Darren A
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I ate here as an optional add on with a tour. Our tour guide said this was the best chef on the island. We ate in a beautiful garden which was the perfect setting for food and wine. We got a couple appetizers and I...More

Thank Traveler5280
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Not much to add about this place accept its exceptional! The food soo fresh, the menu creative and Devine, and the serving sizes very fair. The service was perfect right down to our booking time being set up before a big group arrived so they...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 27 April 2018

This place has a lot of great things to offer, must try and visit. The vineyard is a wonderful site, perfect for having good food and wine.

Thank Dorothy D
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We had lunch at The Shed Te Motu on a warm but windy afternoon. The restaurant is in a simple shed with rustic wooden tables. There are no spectacular views as in similar Waiheke vineyards, but the welcome was warm-hearted and we felt at home....More

Thank Kiwi_Family_GC
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Love the experience of what felt like a degustation where the food was matched to the wine rather than usual wine matched to the food. Very appropriate for a vineyard restaurant. Service was impeccable. Especially the 2 wonderful french women. Vineyard location is lovely, and...More

Thank SarahDawnHoward
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Questions & Answers
16 December 2015|
Response from Katemandeno | Property representative |
Hi Gabrielle, If you could email or call us on 09 372 6884 that is the best way to make a booking. Cheers
Richard B
1 November 2015|
Response from Katemandeno | Property representative |
Hi Richard, Te Motu is about 15 minutes drive from the Matiatia ferry dock. There are also buses that run here regularly. Cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 6884
  • E-mail
Casual, garden-to-plate eating in a relaxed vineyard setting.
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