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“Good swiss food”

Waterfront Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #15 of 57 Restaurants in Paihia
Price range: $12 - $26
Cuisines: European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Waterfront Restaurant & Bar is centrally located in the heart of Paihia. with breathtaking views over Russell & outer islands. Watch the sun set over the bay with local & award winning New Zealand wines fresh seafood, prime meats, vegetarian & gluten free options
Zug, Switzerland
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150 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Good swiss food”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

As a swiss it is always hard to go to restaurants which say they are swiss as you have certain expectations to the food. This Cafe did really well with the food. All we had was good and as far away as it is from home really well done in a swiss way. The drinks were nice as well and the waitress friendly and always present. You can feel that it is run by a swiss guy and not only uses the name.

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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice pork belly”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

Staff was friendly. Nice food. The only thing is we have waited for almost an hour for our food. Recommend To all traveller.

Visited October 2012
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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171 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“So-so and expensive”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

Went here in recommendation of Lonely Planet, and was disappointed. Food was so-so at best (salmon undercooked, and didn't care for the Asian coleslaw that came with it). Overpriced, in my view. And (pet peeve) they play bass-y music with drum track loudly in this small restaurant

  • Visited October 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Excellent food and friendly service”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Located on the main road in Paihai, the Swiss Cafe & Grill is an easy walk from anywhere and easy to find. The Swiss flavour is is only a mild one, the menu has a little bit of everything so will suit most tastes. There is also a good selection of wines and beers, all at ver evasion able prices. We had a Shrimp Pot and Mushroom Soup entree and both were lovely - the Shrimp Pot was an old-school prawn cocktail with a spicy seafood sauce and the Mushy Soup was packed with flavor and generous. For main the Wiener Schnitzel - of course - served with fat cut fries and salad was delicious. Out other main, rib eye, was cooked perfectly and served on a bed of mash and bacon red wine jus. Dessert was an okay chocolate cheesecake. All in all, the food was very good, the service friendly and attentive and the bill very reasonable. Would definitely go back for more!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

The food was excellent and reasonably priced. The staff were helpful and very friendly. It is quite a small venue but you could eat indoors or outside, if you chose outside you were provided with blankets to keep warm.

Visited September 2012
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