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Passage Rock

) #21 of 46 Restaurants in Waiheke Island $$ - $$$ , Pizza,
438 Orapiu Road | on the loop road to Orapiu, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 7257
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (41 reviews)
“pizza” (47 reviews)
“whitebait” (2 reviews)
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New Zealand, Pizza, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
438 Orapiu Road | on the loop road to Orapiu, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Passage Rock is a great place for lunch in summer. However, we took some friends there on Saturday and it was not good at all. Our choices were chicken hotpot (which was very mumsie) and fish and chips (the fish was crumbed with stale store-bought...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long wait for lunch, average food and they said our group blocked their toilets. 😬 Not recommended.

Thank AnneGibson1
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Perfect spot for lunch - wood fired pizzas and beautiful wines in an idyllic setting amongst the vines. Beautiful autumn colours at this time of year. You definitely need a car to visit this gorgeous spot. I recommend the syrah!

2  Thank budxo
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We stopped in here for a wine tasting - nice wine but had come from Man O War and those were another level. We weren't really talked through the wine. We didn't eat but there is a full bistro so you could have a proper...More

Thank LizNZ2014
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This was to be our last vineyard on our tour and being on the furthest point of the island we decided to go for lunch

Thank Bigrinkles
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Absolute waste of time driving out there. We showed up for the wine tasting and the 2 ladies who were meant to great us and do the tasting were too busy flustering around and completely ignored us whilst there was no one else to be...More

Thank Helena D
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Called in for lunch and shared a platter and a pizza. This was our third visit and this time the platter felt unremarkable and overpriced. The pizza was better than the platter. Service was excellent and the setting as lovely as ever. Wine was good...More

Thank CactusRose
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Have to say I wrote a poor review for Passage Rock in the past, and vowed never to return. However events conspired against me and I ended up at Passage Rock once again. This time we had a lovely lunch (beef cheeks), service was friendly,...More

Thank LynAuckland
Reviewed 30 April 2017

What you first notice on your arrival is the winery has some quirky sculptures done in grape vines. The large wine glasses are particularly eye catching. We were met by the winemaker and sampled the Rose while overlooking the vines before moving into a side...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

There are several reasons to visit Passage Rock. First, the wine is great, have a tasting and enjoy some of NZ best red wines. Second, it is a lovely place to eat in a rustic setting with a great view of the vines. Thirdly, the...More

Thank avb13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
New Zealand, Pizza, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Orapiu Road | on the loop road to Orapiu, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 7257
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Passage Rock Winery and bistro is set amongst the vines on the Te Matuku Estury. In our relaxed environment you can enjoy our stunning range of excellent Waiheke Wines with tasty freshly prepared food sourced locally where possible. Our Wood Fired Pizza are hand made using authentic Napoli inspired methods, and fresh quality ingredients. we look forward to hosting you. Winter open 7 days in the cellar door and Friday to Sunday for the Restaurant, 11 am to 4pm. Weddings and functions by arrangement.
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