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The Shed Te Motu

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$$ - $$$
European, New Zealand, International, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
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76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
+64 9-372 6884
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Thu - Mon 12:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the very first phone call to book my group until the moment we left we received nothing but excellent service. Every single staff member was friendly, helpful and professional. The setting is just sublime and the food was even better! I cannot recommend The Shed at Te Motu enough for a beautiful dining experience amongst the vines.

Thank Tesh2013
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one of my go to places on Waiheke Island. They are consistently good. The Shed isn't one of the flash, ostentatious vineyards on the island, it's more of a rustic place. But the food will give any of the others a run for their money. The parfait, the bluenose, the smoked eel and the octopus are all terrific... More 

Thank Neville O
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just turned up and they were able to find us a table, the food was amazing and the Baked Alaska was the best :-)

1 Thank trusty131
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Far too often overlooked, Te Motu is by far the best food and red wine to experience on the island. If you want to try some of the best Bordeaux style reds on the island, Te Motu is the place. The Cellar door have great knowledgable staff and its the perfect place to bask in the sunshine for a casual... More 

2 Thank ImogenO540
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great day out for lunch with a fantastic collection of in house wines. Great service both in the restaurant and at the cellar door. Really good use of fantastic produce over the whole menu.

1 Thank dylanjamesv
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the best food we've honestly ever had along with great friendly service and beautiful setting, wines and interesting non-alcoholic drinks too. Catered well for vegetarians

1 Thank Victoria M
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning location, beautiful wine, delicious food and very attentive, efficient, friendly staff that went the extra mile to make our experience most enjoyable!! I had heard good things about the Shed on Waiheke and after deciding to share my birthday there with special friends I was not in the least disappointed. The effort by Mark and his staff put... More 

1 Thank tiger1000400
Tampa FL
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The food here is amazing. Add the view and this is a great place to have something to eat during a wine tasting tour. We ate there twice and the octopus, mushroom peroigi and steak dishes were outstanding. The bread is delicious and the special butter makes it even more special.

Thank pjtodd1021
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had dinner here on a friday night and had a three course meat feast, it was a very good meal. Being on a vineyard I was expecting the wines to be a bit better value, we drank the Syrah and while it was nice, I didn't feel that it was quite worth the money. The service was a little... More 

Thank WellWornRimowa
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

8 international visitors booked and arrived 40min late. maitre d’ stood and complained we were late- so forcefully a member told her to drop it. Unbelievably bad customer service. Meal good, proportions small, value- really really expensive! A little consideration from staff would have made up for the rest- but no they were rude.

1 Thank travelinkiwi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
European, New Zealand, International, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Onetangi Road | Waiheke Island, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 6884
Casual, garden-to-plate eating in a relaxed vineyard setting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?