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“Good place for a couple of drinks (but not for kids)”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Splash Bar - CLOSED

Splash Bar
Cuisines: Bar
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Good for: Scenic view, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Rayz on the Bay Pub Food & Bar located on Paihia's waterfront serving up New Zealand & international beers, watch all your sport LIVE with us, wine & dine your self with simple fresh local food from seafood to salads & everyones favorite crispy fish n chips & classic hamburgers overlooking Russell & the bay, family friendly & fun for all ages.
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good place for a couple of drinks (but not for kids)”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

Brilliantly located across the road from the ocean, Makos is a good spot for a couple of beers and a game of pool. The food is generously sized and tasty. The downsides are that it doesn't have an indoor dining area as such and is a bit in the sports bar for the locals' mold, rather than án attractive place for tourists. The clientele is generally +50's locals, having a fair bit to drink and smoke. Still, it's a decent place for a drink or two with the boys.

Visited September 2012
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English first
Edinburgh
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Bar!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2012

Heading into town on the left side of the road you come across Mako (a type of shark). In this case a great little bar that always has some kind of music going on. The beer and wine are good, the food looked good. Nice people behind the bar. Very reasonable prices. We went back!

Visited May 2012
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Phuket, Thailand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Oh Dear”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2012

You get what you pay for and as it was cheap that was the calibre of the food. All deep fried and generous servings but nothing fresh. Nice view but anywhere in Paihia can deliver the view

  • Visited May 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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114 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Good food on the waterfront”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2012

Simple yummy food looking out to the beach. Reccommend!

Visited April 2012
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Fantastic fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2012

We heard the singing from the bar as we passed by and had to go in. A very lively bar used by tourists and locals all enjoying the fun.

Visited March 2012
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