Dine In Menu


  • Squid Rings – citrus and paprika w lemon aioli (gf/df)
  • Margarita Chicken Salad – cos, tomato, red onion, corn, parmesan, honey mustard dressing (gfo/dfo)
  • Fish Croquettes – spring onion, dill, thai yellow curry mayo, caper dressing & snow-pea feather……….
  • Fish Tacos – battered fish, shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, jalapeno sauce, avocado (df/gfo)
  • Peruvian Ceviche – raw fish, coconut cream, cos, chilli, red onion, corn, leche de tigre cure (gfo)
  • Pork Belly Popcorn – miso & lime mayo (gf/df)
  • Hot Pickles – battered house-made gherkins, jalapeno mustard (df/v)
  • Chunky Chips – Makikihi NZ, skin-on, thick cut with spiced apple cider ketchup (gf/dfv)
  • Zesty Slaw – shredded cabbage, herbs, lemon aioli (gf/df/v)


  • Snapper ‘n’ Chips – Tiger beer batter, ‘The Local’ house-made tartare, w zesty slaw and lemon (gfo) (Iconic Auckland Eats winner 2021)
  • Chargrilled Sirloin – chimichurri, onion rings (gfo)
  • Snapper Burger – grilled fresh snapper, house made tartare (df)
  • Chicken Burger – char-grilled free range chicken w tomato chilli jam (df)
  • Cheese Burger – 100% premium NZ ground beef patty (120g), melted cheddar, tomato relish, aioli, pickle
  • Veg Burger – vegan patty (peas, corn, lentils, carrots), The Local relish, aioli

All burgers come with lettuce, beetroot, onion jam and our own special house-made spiced apple cider ketchup, served with Makikihi NZ skin-on thick cut chips.

  • For pricing, please download the PDF menu.
  • Please choose a seat and come to the counter when ready to order.
  • It is the customer’s responsibility to advise us of any food allergies.
  • Only food and drink from The Local Dine-In menu may be consumed on site.
  • Credit cards are accepted with 3% bank charge. 20% surcharge applies on public holidays.
couple smiling, eating and drinking at Waiheke restaurant


Beer on deck overlooking ocean

We have a wide range of drinks available in our bar.

Everything from beer, to cocktails, wine and spirits.

We also have a wide range of soft drinks.

For pricing, please download the PDF menu.

Alcohol will not be served to anyone who is intoxicated. No ID, No service, No exceptions.

tequila, cointreau, lime juice, agave

Pickled Mary
vodka, spices, The Local’s pickled juice

Pickled Maria
tequila, spices, The Local’s pickled juice

Aperol Spritz
aperol, prosecco, soda

Dark ‘n’ Stormy
dark rum, lime juice, ginger beer, bitters

Quick Brown Fox
roasted coffee, coffee liqueur, spiced rum
w cocoa and vanilla

Sea Breeze
vodka, pink grapefruit, cranberry


Served by the glass from $18. Margarita also available by the jug from $49

Drinks menu at The Local Waiheke
Cocktails at The Local Waiheke

Take Away Menu

Whether you want to eat at the beach, have a picnic, or curl up at home, The Local Waiheke Takeaway Menu has a wide selection. For current pricing, please download the PDF menu.


  • Snapper – Fresh fillet in Tiger beer batter
  • Chips – Makikihi NZ, skin on thick-cut style
  • Squid Rings – lemon ailo
  • Hotdog – battered sausage on a stick with tomato sauce


Made to order with local Franco’s bun, lettuce, beetroot & onion jam with choice of:

  • Cheese – 100% premium NZ ground beef w grilled cheddar cheese
  • Chicken – crumbed free-range chicken, tomato chilli jam
  • Fish – grilled snapper with house-made tartare, aioli
  • Vege – vegan patty (peas, corn, lentils, carrots), ‘The Local’ relish, aioli
  • Add extra – bacon, cheese, egg, pickles

Tomato; aioli; tartare; mayo; sweet-chilli, Tomato sauce rip-n-dip