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“Great food and location”

35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #26 of 58 Restaurants in Paihia
Price range: $7 - $26
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Level 6 Contributor
146 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great food and location”
Reviewed January 23, 2012

this place is ever popular , sit right over the water and be amazed. Dine in with the fish swimming past or just have tapas.would recommend

Thank lulu1106
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great seafood with a great view”
Reviewed January 19, 2012

Excellent location with a terrific view of the harbour and Bay of Islands. Great selection of local and NZ wines. Our waitress was friendly and helpful in assisting us with our selections. Hard to beat as the best view in town.

Visited January 2012
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Paihia, New Zealand
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Spot!”
Reviewed January 19, 2012

Definitely the Best Spot In The Bay! Nice Atmosphere and a great Place to enjoy a Beer after a Hot Day In The Sun.

1 Thank KayakCruises
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Perth, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Lovely setting.”
Reviewed January 18, 2012

We popped in in the afternoon to book a table and asked for one looking out over the sea. Probably worth booking as it did get very busy. We all enjoyed our meals and the waitress was chatty and friendly. The only downside to the evening was that the meals did take a long time to come. The waitress did apologise and I didn't really mind as we enjoyed a glass of wine looking at the view and at the aquarium. I had the oven cooked chicken breast for my main course, which came with a mushroom & rosemary sauce, broccoli & sour cream crushed potatoes. What made the meal for me though was the dessert, I had the orange and ricotta cake but substituted the ice cream it came with for the liquorice ice cream which came with another dessert. Probably not a good combination but the liquorice cream was delicious.

  • Visited December 2011
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Thank Perthgirl29
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Edmonton, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great View and Location, so-so Food & Service”
Reviewed January 18, 2012

Probably the stunning view it offers ,its location and its beverage selection are what gets this place going. food quality was average, not what you would expect for the price they charge. service was a bit chaotic too (mind you, I was there over the peak lunch period). If you are keen on views and picturesque settings, this is probably the best on the waterfront you can find.

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Thank islandyuppie
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