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“One of the best Thai we ate in New Zealand”
Review of GREENS

GREENS
Ranked #2 of 57 Restaurants in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $21
Cuisines: Indian, Thai, Cafe
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Leefdaal, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“One of the best Thai we ate in New Zealand”
Reviewed March 17, 2010

We went here one evening, and we were happy with it. The portions were big, and although after a while the same taste is a bit boring, it was good value, and exactly what we were looking for, for a very reasonable price in a pleasant setting.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Not recommended to anyone”
Reviewed August 8, 2009

My wife and I dined at Thai Garden Cafe, Paihia last night and our experiences weren't good at all. The service is okay but the food isn't Thai at all. We ordered 2 Entree, a noodle and a rice dish (as we weren't that hungry). The 2 Entrees were okay but our mains were just not on. The description for our noodle was fried egg noodle with .... but it was just instant noodle from the supermarket (where is the egg noodle). The sauce that they used tasted like chinese "Chai Siu" Sauce from the bottle that you can buy from the chinese supermarket. Although we are not Thai but we know the noodle and rice dishes just don't taste like Thai at all. My wife and I really wonder whether any Thai would go there at all. We won't go there again and we won't recommend it to anybody.

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