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The Local

151 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 8752
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“snapper” (22 reviews)
“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
“burger” (34 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
151 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We ended up at The Local for two reasons...it had been recommended to us by a local and Man O' War has run out of their rosé after a busy Easter weekend and suggested we might find some there. We are English so we know...More

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We had dinner here on a recent visit to the island and were quite impressed with our meal. We had a table on the balcony which has lovely views down over Oneroa Bay. We had planned to take our fish and chips away but couldn't...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I remember this place from years ago when I visited and again it didn’t disappoint Recommend the fish burger :) Reasonable price, lovely views on a nice day

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We stopped here for a quick lunch. It's a small restaurant and most tables are outdoors. Fish and chips served in newspaper - very tasty and reasonably priced. We also had some cider which was also good. View is very nice and it was a...More

Thank maureen_drew
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Great location and very fair prices. The sauces are all extra and small portions. The man working the counter was also making the food so that was impressive! The outdoor seating has a great view. Fast service. All food comes wrapped in paper.

Thank RussianAllAround
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Fantastic fish and chips, served in paper which you either take away or eat at the limited number of tables available. Many of the tables are outdoors so not sure what they do on a rainy day but in the sunshine, wonderful to sit and...More

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with family and overseas visitors. Between us had snapper, calamari and burgers with Tiger Beer on tap. The entire meal and service was very good... to be highly recommended.

Thank JohnandJennie
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Tucked down an alleyway so you difficult to find, is a super little fish and chip shop that is licensed and also does salads. Been here lots of times and keep coming back.

Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Fish and Chips done many ways. Simple style with food wrapped in paper the good old way. A limited range of cold drinks. No coffee or tea. Delicious!

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

A very authentic kiwi experience of fish n chips. Great selection and reasonable prices (feed 4 for under $100) Is licensed, on the expensive side Decent views of the water

Thank Kiwihammers
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26 March 2017|
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Response from simon p | Property representative |
Thank you for your comments we love hearing from our customers! We do not show anything about gluten-free on our menu, website, facebook or any media we manage ourselves. I'm unsure as to how Trip Advisor has made this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 8752
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