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40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
09 402 6066
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Ranked #9 of 44 Restaurants in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

If you are in the bay of islands and want to enjoy some fresh seafood and good wine, this is the place to visit! Fine specials of the day, a lot on your plate and staff helps you out. It was a treat!

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Stamford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Our treat in Paihia and well worth it. Excellent food, excellent staff well presented in beautiful sea-front location. On par with UK prices and worth every dollar! A must as far as we were concerned.

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Leeds
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I've been touring Australia and NZ for 6 weeks now, this is my final day and I've found the one dish which I shall remember - and try to recreate! Fabulous food, great service - with genuine smiles - in a beautiful setting. The 'early bird' menu is delicious, varied and plenty. Wish I was staying longer.

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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

If you like great food and good value - this is the place to eat! Lovely garden setting opposite the water! Good wine selection too!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It is hard to comment on service when there was none! Girls fluffing about but no one services us. Almost dehydrated waiting for water - and drinks. The deal said 3 courses for set price (I forget price) before 7pm - we arrived at the quiet time just after 6pm and no one even informed us the "deal" was for... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

On our last night in Paihia we decided to treat ourselves to just what the restaurant was called, "Only Seafood" We were greeted by a lovely young waitress (who was studying in hospitality) showed us to our outside table (we had a choice of sitting inside or outside) and were very happy at where we sat. The menus were given... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Excellent presentation n flavours. Highly recommend the seafood salad. Husband had bluenose with great lemon n parsley sauce. Great outdoor area.... So long as no smokers about.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I highly recommend this restaurant. The food was excellent: sashimi starter for my wife and lovely plump oysters for me, followed by the Chef's Special (Blue Nose) and char grilled Snapper for me. Everything was cooked to perfection and the whole experience was enhanced by the friendly and efficient service. A lovely evening. We'll be back.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The food, service, atmosphere, wine, it was delightful and I highly recommend you go there if you are in Piahia.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I would rather gone to the local fish and chip shop started with a supposedly 10 minute wait that turned into 25 minutes could not order straight away waited for 30 minutes ordered told them I was allergic to tomatoes but came with a salad with tomatoes drinks finally arrived a straw in my husband's beer instead of my drink... More 

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Address: 40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 402 6066
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
Cuisine: Seafood

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