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GREENS

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Indian, Thai, Ice Cream, Café
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96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
09-402 8388
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: We have been one of Paihia’s most popular restaurants since 2006 serving...
We have been one of Paihia’s most popular restaurants since 2006 serving the finest Thai cuisine under the name ‘THAI GARDEN CAFÉ’ now rebranded as ‘GREENS’. Keeping the same Thai chefs, we are proud to announce that we have introduced full Indian meal, which will be served by a new team of highly experienced Indian Chefs.Lovingly prepared, authentic Thai and Indian cuisine, with a few surprisingly Kiwi twists – that’s what we have on menu at GREEN’S. With a wonderful mix of Thai and Indian dishes, you will enjoy the fusion of spice and flavour. From traditional dishes like Pad-Thai to Indian Butter Masala Chicken and new fish dishes which are closely guarded, using the finest quality ingredients is the speciality at GREENS.At GREEN’S, the dining experience is as important as the food itself. Take a seat in our modern and stylish water-front restaurant, and enjoy great service from our waiting staff.Whether here for lunch, dinner or a private function, enjoy an atmosphere that combines the Indo-Thai warmth with the friendliness Paihia is famed for.
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Good for:
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 110
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The personal touch

This is a great restaurant on the waterfront. It has two menus; Thai and Indian. We chose Indian and the food was great. Really worth talking about. We did, however, show our disappointment that there wasn't a bottle of bubbly on the menu. Guess what the owner did? Went home and got one out of his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Karen323
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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great restaurant on the waterfront. It has two menus; Thai and Indian. We chose Indian and the food was great. Really worth talking about. We did, however, show our disappointment that there wasn't a bottle of bubbly on the menu. Guess what the owner did? Went home and got one out of his fridge and served it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We were undecided what type of food we wanted for dinner so the 4 of us compromised on Greens as we could have either Thai or Indian. What a good choice! The food was terrific, probably the best indian food I have had. Restaurant is located across the road from the bay so the views are quite good. Staff were... More 

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Bruton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

recommended by motel owner as a place for indian or Thai food and he was not wrong in saying it is good. Food is tasty and the staff are ready to have a chat and joke. Very good service

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Good Thai and Indian food Very friendly service BYO made it affordable Great Value , Great Food , with excellent Service

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Townsville, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous. You have the option of Indian or Thai. We had Indian. Hot means hot if you ask for it which was great. Service was quick and the meal and wine was excellent. Would have gone back for Thai but didn't have time.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had an Indian takeaway from here for 5 people and the quality of the food was very good. The mild curries are very mild so if you like your curries medium then maybe medium-hot would be good.

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went to Greens for a 21st while visiting from Auckland. What a brilliant night. The food was amazing, both the Thai and Indian were great. The fish was outstanding. Staff were very friendly and fast. We brought along a birthday cake which the staff brought out at the end of the night while playing a a very nice birthday song... More 

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Kalispell, Montana, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We spend 4 months every year in Paihia and "found" Green's a couple of years ago. Both the Indian and the Thai menus are extensive and have never disappointed. The service is perfect and the atmosphere is friendly. Prices are very good and the food is amazing! Love it!

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Greens was recommended by a local as the best around and we were not disappointed superb Chicken Korma the best I have eaten in an Indian, Excellent Friendly service a must place to go in Paihia

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A restaurant serving both Indian and Thai is a little unusual, and I must say we ordered only Indian, but both my wife's chicken korma and my lamb biryani were very good and reasonably priced. Service was rapid too

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: 09-402 8388

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 21
  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai, Ice Cream, Café

Description

We have been one of Paihia’s most popular restaurants since 2006 serving the finest Thai cuisine under the name ‘THAI GARDEN CAFÉ’ now rebranded as ‘GREENS’. Keeping the same Thai chefs, we are proud to announce that we have introduced full Indian meal, which will be served by a new team of highly experienced Indian Chefs.Lovingly prepared, authentic Thai and Indian cuisine, with a few surprisingly Kiwi twists – that’s what we have on menu at GREEN’S. With a wonderful mix of Thai and Indian dishes, you will enjoy the fusion of spice and flavour. From traditional dishes like Pad-Thai to Indian Butter Masala Chicken and new fish dishes which are closely guarded, using the finest quality ingredients is the speciality at GREENS.At GREEN’S, the dining experience is as important as the food itself. Take a seat in our modern and stylish water-front restaurant, and enjoy great service from our waiting staff.Whether here for lunch, dinner or a private function, enjoy an atmosphere that combines the Indo-Thai warmth with the friendliness Paihia is famed for.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Paihia, New Zealand
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?