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GREENS

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Indian, Café, 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, 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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TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 114
    Excellent
  • 78
    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 best curry!

We eat quite a lot of Indian food and without a doubt the best curry and nan bread we've ever had has been at Greens!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
ParkerNL
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Hamilton, Bermuda
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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224 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We eat quite a lot of Indian food and without a doubt the best curry and nan bread we've ever had has been at Greens!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Thanks for more great food. quick and friendly service. Is always nice to,have a choice of. Thai and. Indian. Thai for me and. Indian for the wife. Will always be back for a meal,when we come to. Paihia

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Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The food was pretty good - we had 3 Indian dishes and 1 Thai, and no complaintes after out Wanaka experience - but the service was just a wee bit iffy. It was half-busy, and the job gone done without too much fuss once we were accepted as genuine customers. None of the aforementioned would stop me returning to Greens.

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Cambridge
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

No change here. The food is still very good, the staff are welcomimg and helpful and there is the view over the Bay of Islands.

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Boise, Idaho
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Best meal I've had in a long time and definitely the best meal we had during our trip to New Zealand. I love Indian food and my husband loves Thai so this was the perfect restaurant for us! Service was A+ and food was outstanding. I couldn't stop eating! Restaurant has great location across the road from the bay, affording... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant was about five minutes walking distance from our hotel in Paihia. The manager of our hotel actually recommended this restaurant. The restaurant has both Indian and Thai food which is quite a surprise. We picked two entree dishes as we were not that hungry - we ordered the mixed vegetarian platter for two and chicken tikka. Both dishes... More 

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Opua, null, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had had takeaways once before from Green's that were not overly impressive but our eat in experience was great. We went for the platter for two which we found to be amazing value at $70. This will be our new Thursday night dinner spot!

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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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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, Café, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?