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Roquette Restaurant & Bar

23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
+64 7-307 0722
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 255 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent resturant for entertaining overseas visitors. large selection of meals and wines etc but rather expensive.Our Australian relatives were very impressed with the meals and facilities

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very over priced. Poor service, the menu was snatched out of my friends hand before she had even finished ordering. Mainly seafood dishes so i wouldn't recommend if your not a seafood lover. Interior is very nice and classy. I think the new owners have...More

Thank 590coralies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

group of 8 . for a night out , 90% full , service was efficient, with the waiters only seemed to being doing their job, and not giving that little bit extra when serving the orders pork belly ordered was a little bit disapointing,.,

Thank nala8816
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We had a gorgeous dinner & wine followed by delicious dessert & liquor with coffee . Lovely service from a young girl , who I think was new but she did a wonderful service . Very fine dining & loved the atmosphere , gorgeous for...More

Thank suzyspirit
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Came here on recommendation from hotel. Very nice place by harbor. Food was fine but as common here portions small compared to the US. Otherwise the lamb filets and the 3 fish dish were top notch.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

While the service was very good, the food on the other hand was below average and very expensive. Over $150 for a dinner for 2 with 2 starters, 2 sides with our mains an 3 glasses of wine between us. We really didn't enjoy our...More

4  Thank Joel198134
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

4 friends all decide we hadn't been to rocquette recently so spent a nice Tuesday night dinning here. Tempura prawns and scallops was chosen by two of us with a 3 rd choosing the salt and pepper calamari ,we all enjoy our starters . The...More

Thank xmas66
Reviewed 12 July 2017

lovely location with nice view of the river. Food is nice but thought it was expensive for lunch. Parking can be a problem

Thank bonnie9433
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I was pleased this time as my last dinner experience was underwhelming. Although the younger staff are a little inexperienced and apologetic, there needs to be a higher quality of training from the Roquette management team. That said, the staff are polite and pleasant and...More

1  Thank Crete_Ohope
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very good food and friendly welcoming staff. The only slight gripe was maybe a tad expensive. We dined quite early as we had a young child so we were alone in the restaurant. We asked for the kiddie meal first and was delivered promptly as...More

Thank JasonElmes
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Questions & Answers
10 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from roquette2017 | Property representative |
NO Problem, All done. Can we have your cell phone number, so we can confirm the number of people closer to date. Thanks Aj 07-3070722
24 December 2016|
Response from Jimmy2132 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we will be open on 28 dec. Yes you can do the takeaway once we open after xmas break.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23-29 Quay Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
  • Phone Number: +64 7-307 0722
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At our fine dining restaurant and bar in Whakatane, we are passionate about providing the finest ingredients together with contemporary, relaxed environment. Open - Mon -Sat Lunch /Dinner
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