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GREENS

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Indian, Cafe, Ice Cream, Thai
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96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
09-402 8388
Today
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, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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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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
So yum!

Really enjoyed our meal this evening, we had butter chicken and hands down the nicest butter chicken we have had. Loved it, would recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed our meal this evening, we had butter chicken and hands down the nicest butter chicken we have had. Loved it, would recommend!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Got takeaways for three people. The Korma base for all three different meals was very rich tomato based - not nice. We eat Indian often and have never had such a rich, hot base even though we asked for mild. Will never go back here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Tom kha soup was divine - as was the kheema naan - wonderful location and friendly service - some gorgeous condiments too.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have ordered appetizer, soup and wine. Then waited, waited and waited for the mains. we asked and waited. It took more than an hour to have the two mains.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We always do take out from this restaurant as we both like a wine or 2 and that way we are comfy at motel and able to partake with no drink driving.

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Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We ordered all the starters and appetizers from both the Indian and Thai menus and I have to say what a waste of money - It ended up costing $75 for my partners birthday dinner and the food was awful, tasteless and nothing like what we had been told the food was like and what everyone was raving about -... More 

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New Britain, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were on a small vacation to Paihia and since moving to New Zealand we have been keen on having good vegetarian Thai food. When I looked at the menu ,we decided to go in and try as we can order both Indian and Thai. We ordered 1 Thai curry and 2 Indian currys. Thai Massaman Curry was simply amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Greens offers a choice of either Thai or Indian food. We chose Indian and were pleased with the dishes. The buttered naan bread was great. The proprietor was especially courteous and we were happy with the whole dining experience. We'll go back and try Thai soon.

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Stratford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

After reading TripAdvisor decided to go to greens.staff attentive with great ideas for our meal after ascertaining our likes. After going with there suggestions.Had a most enjoyable Thai meal outside Thailand for a very reasonable price.Good luck guys.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

hi there, every few years we go here for a holiday and have dinner here a few times the setting is nice and the food is great they have a chef who cooks indian food and a chef that cooks thai food mix an match yummy we be going back to spoil our taste buds thanks Ps and it is... More 

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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, Cafe, Ice Cream, Thai

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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, Cafe, Ice Cream, Thai

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?