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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 good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“snapper” (23 reviews)
“fish and chips” (31 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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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Staff is rude, order quick pay and leave ASAP, that seems to be the attitude. Especially the young lady might need to learn in regards to handling customers! Food is average, we will never go back again!

Thank wolfganglepi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had been poorly for a few days and not eaten, and as a UK visitor, really fancied fish and chips. This place was perfect. The food was fresh and crisp, and best of all, served with a chilled pint of beer! Not quite what the...More

1  Thank GadgetGran
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Husband and I popped in for quick lunch on day trip. Great service - good old fashioned fish and chips - served in butchers paper - cutlery available if you prefer. loved it. thanks

Thank wendim57
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Had the $20 beer and fish and chip deal. Lovely fresh fish and yummy chips. Great view as well. Service was friendly and place tidy.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Excellent quality fish and chips you have to have the fresh snapper (not frozen!) We always have to have a sausage too! Plus a great view of the sea. The wines were delicious we had a glass of pinot gris from Mount Vernon and a...More

Thank Sukamakan
Reviewed 9 August 2018

It's been over a month since we visited, and I"m still craving their amazing bread. We had a very nice casual lunch here, fish sandwiches, burgers and fries.

Thank Kara M
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Loved the location, friendly staff, once they acknowledge you and food was good. Was it the best as rated on their chalk board....questionable...don't get me wrong not awful, lovely food and great view, not a huge area but nice in the sun.

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Excellent fish and chips, friendly and quick service. Good size portions. Was a lovely view from the restaurant too

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The Local was recommended so we tried it out. The fish and chips were very nice we had crumbled and baked fish with kimora and traditional chips and 2 beers. Down side...$10 for a piece of fish, you serious? I know island prices are dear...More

Thank swampykevin
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
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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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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