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) #1 of 40 Restaurants in Cambridge $$ - $$$ Pizza, European,
70 Alpha Street, Cambridge 2351, New Zealand
+64 7-827 7740
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (57 reviews)
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Pizza, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
70 Alpha Street, Cambridge 2351, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 414 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is a 'go to' favourite for many locals: good value, fresh menu, nice ambience. But if only they could 'step up' a bit? The service this time was well above expectations - well done whoever is training these staff, and the menu always...More

Thank Wowzap
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the moment we entered we were welcomed and shown to our table. The warm atmosphere was enhanced by the open fire and gentle chatter amongst the patrons. Service was attentive but not intrusive, friendly and professional. The drinks menu was attractive and water arrived...More

1  Thank clancy105
TKMCD, Owner at Onyx, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your review. This is very much appreciated and I will ensure the team see your review. This is exactly the experience they work hard to achieve and they will greatly appreciate your kind words.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was amazing, enjoyed every course and good selection of wine, also great service. Would definitely go back and would recommend this restaurant.

Thank julesrules_12
TKMCD, Owner at Onyx, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Jules for your great review. We are very proud of our staff and really appreciate your taking the time to give us feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is always good. The latest visit on the weekend was no different. I had a steak sandwich which was good quality steak. Obviously not premium steak but very good. My partner has the fritters which were slightly under cooked. The service was...More

Thank neilw193
Reviewed 1 week ago

really nice breakie - friendly staff BUT just need a little training (that whole reaching across the table thing Hmmmmm ?? try the eggs benny !!!

Thank Trevor and Rose... N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Cambridge for the weekend and had booked Onyx for Friday night. We enjoyed our meal (entrees and pizza) so much we booked for the following night. Just as well we had booked as the place was full. Lots of big tables but...More

Thank skip925
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch at Onyx with friends. Yummy gourmet pizza ordered. Wide range of food on the menu to suit all types of foodies. Good quick service and helpful waiters. Hint : book on Sundays for lunch very busy. Recommend booking table

Thank Janr20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lavish setting is the perfect place for everything from a meal for a large group visiting Cambridge or a lunch on the fly in an outdoor setting

Thank Pru-from-Dunedin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An original way to have a hot chocolate! Nice tasty food. Great service. If you are able to - book as they are popular even for Sunday breakfast.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice upmarket but relaxed restaurant. Great service that was a surprise in a country town. Friendly, welcoming and attentive. The food was delicious and very generous serves! Impressed.

Thank Michael M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Alpha Street, Cambridge 2351, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +64 7-827 7740
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Nestled in the heart of Cambridge, Onyx Cafe and Bar is the go-to whether passing through for a coffee or celebrating a milestone with family and friends. With it's dark furnishings and warm-tones timber flooring, Onyx is a humming lofty space sure to please anyone in your party. From succulent steaks, tender chicken and lamb dishes through to homemade wood fired pizzas, the brunch, lunch and dinner menu covers even the most fastidious of palettes. A delectable desert menu is available to round off an evening meal, with a cake cabinet on show throughout the day offering an array of tasty treats. Friendly, efficient and professional service is a guarantee with staff on hand to cater to your every whim. Dietary requirements are happily catered to without hassle, with your experience top priority. The function room is available to hire should you wish for a private meal or party. Your celebration can remain exclusive from start to finish, with the upstairs venue holding it's own bar and bathroom facilities. With a roaring fire in winter months and sunshine-streamed outdoor settings in summer, Onyx is a year-long favourite pick as a dining destination. Open seven days a week from 9am until late, Onyx is a gem in the crown of Cambridge that you will revisit again and again.
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