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Solar Eating House

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2133
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“nachos” (5 reviews)
“poached eggs” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an annual function and chose Solar which is one of the first eateries entering Oneroa. As we were a group we opted for the BBQ and spent the evening in their outdoor area which had excellent views. The staff were amazing and the...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good visit let down by plastic in the hash :( rest of the food good. Views were spectacular salmon was great

Thank Peter Nyan C
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Great stop for breakfast The choices are great And coffee was nearly the best Great views worth the visit

Thank FarmerJac
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

A quaint place with zealous staff, not a bad call for an affordable dinner. Service was good and food not bad (onion rings are superb)

Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a coffee and a nibble. The coffee was good and half the price of some other establishments in town. Had a honey and nut slice to go with it which was yummo too. Fantastic view overlooking the harbour too which definitely enhanced...More

Thank MikeEccy
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Came here for breakfast. The reception and service wasn't exactly the warmest, but the food was really good and hit the right spot. We sat outside and the views were really pretty, and the seating was good. I would go back, would love to try...More

Thank Vicky F
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Have been to this cafe two years running in the off season to find a lively local vibe. Colourful locals chilling and using Wi-Fi. Dogs welcome and did I mention the muffins? The best ever banana berry and chocolate muffin. Just as I remembered them.

Thank Sue W
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

The best breakfast I've had in a very long time. Absolutely outstanding. Great service and good views too.

Thank Jonny D
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

As town got busy on Sunday morning, we were looking for a relaxed, non-scene coffee and easy breakfast. While service was friendly and competent. Coffee was delivered to us outside on a fun patio, with a view over Oneroa bay. Mango coconut muffins were moist...More

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here on a sunny winters day. We had the beef and bacon burger and the roast vege nachos. Lots of flavour, and a great outlook. Would visit again.

Thank Kewtypie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand (Formerly Solar Cafe & Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Oneroa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2133
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Cool, Stylish Cafe and Restaurant at the top of Oneroa with fantastic breakfasts and amazing sea views. Oneroa's only garden bar overlooking the Hauraki Gulf. Huge outdoor areas, family friendly fun room and real outside castle.
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