Waiheke has some of the best restaurants in Auckland including award winning vineyard, beachfront and bay-view venues. However you may not know about these unique dining spaces - all of them hidden gems that you can book exclusively and will turn your celebration into something very special.
Situated at The Batch winery
- Waiheke's highest vineyard, this unique space provides stunning views as far as the eye can see - over the vines and beyond to the islands of the magnificent Hauraki Gulf. Seating up to 40 guests, be enclosed by the trimmed hedge above which the transparent screen continues the view of the sky in all its moods.
As the name suggests this area is upstairs and is located above Mudbrick's
main restaurant. Seating 20 guests it has an open balcony overlooking the downstairs lounge & fireplace but the highlight is that is has its own huge private deck with spectacular views overlooking the Hauraki Gulf and back to Auckland city.
The Olive Grove
Nestled amongst the beautiful olive grove at Stonyridge Vineyard
this intimate covered marquee seating up to 40 people offers a lovely relaxed space. Only available from 2 pm, its ideal for groups wanting a casual chilled out space to enjoy a glass of wine or beer and some tasty platters.
Waiheke's only beachfront events venue located at the very Eastern end of the island at Man O War
. Seating 120 guests this stand-alone modern venue has great indoor/outdoor flow onto the expansive lawn with stunning views of the bay.
The Wine Library
Tucked away in the underground cellar of Cable Bay Vineyard
with views through to the stunning wine barrel hall, this decadent room creates a sense of occasion. Suitable for groups of up to 16, the atmospheric lighting from the ornate chandelier above the dining table creates a sense of occasion.
The Decanter Room
sophisticated and striking private space, seating up to 20 guests. This gorgeous room is serviced by their main restaurant offering formal dining of refined and tantalising dishes with bold flavours. The room features your own dedicated wait staff, sound system to play your own music, hidden AV screen that doubles as a large mirror and opens out to your own private garden courtyard that overlooks the vibrant green hills of Onetangi.
The Secret Garden
Located at Waiheke's most iconic venue Mudbrick
adjacent to the main restaurant, this hedge-lined courtyard can seat 30 guests for private dining. Alternatively it can be set for a more relaxed style event with comfy lounges - perfect for relaxing with a glass of award winning wines, tasty platters and views to die for.