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96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
09-402 8388
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Ranked #5 of 44 Restaurants in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $21
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Thai, Ice Cream, Café
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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Wellington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

We loved the staff and service here. Great Indian food, we didn't have the Thai although this restaurant does do both. Great sea views too. It's a busy spot, clearly very popular!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a must visit everytime we go to Paihia, great views of the sea, fantastic service and absolutely beautiful Thai food. I highly recommend their prawn dishes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Great food, excellent service, lovely environment. Have returned and will return again. Went the extra mile and stayed open when we arrived late into town.

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London
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

We went to greens for dinner as recommended by the owners of the motel we are staying at. You can choose either Indian or Thai food. Food was excellent, better than a lot of the Indian restaurants we go to in the UK.lots of choice too and the staff were very helpful and friendly. If you are in Paihia I... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Diners can choose either Indian of Thai dishes. Well prepared, delicious, reasonable priced meals. The chicken tandoori and tikka masala are worth the try.

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Manchester
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I've eaten at Indian restaurants all over the world and have often been disappointed. Not here; the service was quick and first rate, the food superb, and the atmosphere just right. I started with a Mango Lasse, followed by Vegetable Samosas, then Chicken Saag, and Kashmiri Naan. All was wonderful, and I took some of the Kashmiri Naan home for... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We were disappointed with the Indian food that was served here. Service is also quite poor. Cleanliness below expectation! Not a good option for Indian food. Thai food may be good!

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I'm never usually a fan of restaurants that offer two very different but distinctive types of food on the same menu (in this case, Thai & Indian) - I always think you should stick to what you are good at. But to 'Greens' credit, they offer two food menus (their carved 'wooden' bar menu for drinks is pretty cool too),... More 

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langdorp
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60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Excellent thai food, friendly service, quick service but i didn't like the restaurant itself. I hate those plastic covers over the rather nice tablecloths. Would go again for the food.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Decent Indian food...they also have Thai. The view is good too..close to Ferry terminal and famous motels in the town.

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Additional Information about GREENS

Address: 96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09-402 8388
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 21
Cuisine: Indian, Thai, Ice Cream, Café

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