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35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar

69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6220
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed June 28, 2015

Cold night, heaters were on so fairly warm. Would have thought they would play up the interesting features of the restaurant - the large aquarium and the being over the water restaurant, however it was nice, but a bit bland. They made the dishes sound...More

1  Thank heidic37
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi there - thank you for your review. We pride ourselves on are location and position our tables to have the best views out over the water and to the centrepiece of the room, the aquarium. We maintain and look after the aquarium very diligently...More

Reviewed June 24, 2015

We ordered a seafood platter which had a good selection, but nothing too fancy (I actually liked the duck dip the best!). The wine was nice, and waitresses were checking in on us almost a little too often. The aquarium looked like it took a...More

Thank mythicalmanticore
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi there - thanks for the review. The real emphasis on our seafood platter is not that it should be fancy but that it is all line caught in Northland waters and we serve it fresh with the exception of the salmon which is sea...More

Reviewed June 24, 2015

If you are looking for a great place to dine, come to these guys :-) Great service and yummy food, steak cooked just the way I like it! With the numbers originally booked changing at last minute, no problems in housing us...... Thanks guys and...More

Thank Shellybeach_NZ
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi there - your feedback is much appreciated, especially as a local as your recommendation means a lot! We are delighted that the team accommodated your differing numbers with ease and pleased the food was to your liking! We hope to welcome you back soon...More

Reviewed June 18, 2015

I recently had dinner at '35', the food was really very good, the only down side was it was a very cold night and they didn't seem to have much in the way of heating, so I left my jacket on, but the food was...More

Thank MartinCAuckland
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi there - thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you were cold on the evening, we do have heat pumps and have spoken to the staff about monitoring the ambiance more with the heat. We are pleased you hear that...More

Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We went to the 35 Degrees restaurant for a family dinner. We were seated quickly and the waitress promptly took our drinks order. As we have a 9 month old the waitress organized some kids toys. We ordered from the special - main and Entree...More

Thank Cheyne M
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Cheyne M - thanks for taking the time to write your wonderful review. Your feedback is much appreciated and we are delighted to hear that the team showcased their excellent customer service to your group. Our $35 early bird special and proven very popular...More

Reviewed June 2, 2015

I was there for a great breakfast with my girlfriend, the service was sensational and the food really taste! But that is not all, we go back in the evening for a good drink, watching the very beautiful view that the 35 Degrees offers for...More

Thank matias p
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Wow - thank you for an amazing review! We are delighted to hear your feedback on service and the team will be very happy to see this. We appreciate your recommendation and hopefully we can welcome you back in the future. Kind regards

Reviewed June 1, 2015

Very romantic place for couples to dine at especially at night with beautiful views. Has amazing cocktails. Lots of seating.

Thank SinghFamily1
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi there - we thank you for your recommendation for couples, we certainly pride ourselves in having a unique and romantic setting! Thanks for the feedback on the cocktails too. We hope to welcome you again.

Reviewed May 31, 2015

nice place to eat at for a meal and spend a night there good food on there menue good setting on the water

Thank X4715QKpeter
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi there - thank you for providing us with your positive feedback, we are pleased that you enjoyed the food and location. Kind regards

Reviewed May 28, 2015

shared several meals here with friends, we found the service was extremely friendly and full of local knowledge! And the food was AMAZING! so tasty, I had the Chicken which was delicious, would defiantly recommend for those looking for a great night out!

Thank Ben O
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Ben O - we are very pleased to hear that the staff helped provide you with an excellent experience here at the restaurant. We appreciate your recommendation and thank you for taking time out to provide your feedback!

Reviewed May 27, 2015

We visited in non-peak holiday time and were very happy with all aspects of the restaurant. Staff were very friendly and food up to very good standard. Location over the water was great,and interior spacious. Outdoor dining is also available. It features a large aquarium...More

Thank Pixfan
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi there - thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to hear that you were happy with your experience here and enjoyed our unique aquarium. Kind regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6220
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Description
The perfect spot to watch the Paihia Wharf where boats depart for the islands while you indulge in a meal carefully prepared for you by our fantastic team of chefs while being looked after by our front of house team who just love to make you feel at home. Whether you are after a coffee, a naughty dessert or cake or a full meal pop in and say HI. We are a team who enjoy sharing both their love of food and the Bay of Islands.