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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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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“seafood platter” (32 reviews)
“pork belly” (14 reviews)
“lovely view” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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441 - 450 of 1,191 reviews

Reviewed January 24, 2016

We went to this restaurant between Christmas and New Years and didn't make a reservation before. We came and got a seat on the sofa's in the bar area of the restaurant. We had no seaview and we hadn't made a reservation which meant we...More

Thank Patricia v
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Came here for a birthday dinner. Food was very average as was the service. We got over charged for the drinks but we had already left before we realised. Would not recommend coming here.

2  Thank Dani B
Reviewed January 22, 2016

We had dinner in mid-January 2016 on a moderately busy holiday season night. The aquarium in the middle of the restaurant was an interesting feature, but apart from this the decor was a bit tired. Our food was superb - eye fillet and lamb rack....More

Thank John1954Auckland
Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

Location was great but the food and service were well off the pace.... After the delights of Alfresco last night this was a big disappointment. ... whilst not rude, the staff were clearly less interested in their customers and their needs than their own chats...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed January 21, 2016

Lovely spot in the sunshine to celebrate Christmas Day. Having had breakfast we only really wanted a drink but had to order food to buy alcohol on Christmas Day apparently. Had some calamari and kumara fries which were both very nice. Staff very friendly and...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed January 20, 2016

We thought about a desert after having dinner elsewhere but decided on just coffee. The coffee was cold and despite it being a Flat White it was more like a childs fluffy !!! All foam - no substance. A bit disappointing. I should have said...More

Reviewed January 19, 2016

Travellers from Perth. We had made a booking a month before to ensure we would have a table for Christmss dinner. We arrived at 4.30pm for our 5.00pm booking and were dismissively told that the restaurant had to be reset therefore we could not come...More

Thank Yvonne T
Reviewed January 18, 2016

Went there for lunch, food was terrible.We ordered 4 dishes and they all were tasteless. I ordered Duck and they were only 3 tiny pieces and toooo much tomato base pasta...yuk to eat....my friend ordered chicken, the menu said stuffed chicken but nothing was there...More

Thank 1ocalgirl81
Reviewed January 18, 2016

35 degrees is expensive but the food is good. I had the fish which cooked well. Noted some of the other meals at our table also looked good. Deserts were creative and well executed. We were able to get a booking at short notice for...More

Thank Craig L
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Great location with beautiful views across the bay. Food was fairly average, although the fish tacos with strawberry jam were just wrong! That's a combination too far!!

Thank NalaBala
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $24
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
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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.
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