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“Pleasant dining”

Waterfront Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #15 of 58 Restaurants in Paihia
Price range: $12 - $26
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, 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
Reviewed February 13, 2014

Pleasant restaurant facing the sea whose main eating area is a tented deck.
Not a huge menu but enough variety for most. We has a pork filet and a chicken dish...both very nice and well presented. With a couple of glasses of wine it came to $75NZ.
Pleasant service and nice surroundings.

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Reviewed February 10, 2014

A slightly upmarket but friendly restaurant separated from the sea by the remarkably quiet and unobtrusive road. Good food. We enjoyed the salmon and fish chowder - you have to eat fish in the Bay of Islands!

Thank crw197
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Reviewed January 31, 2014

Went wandering from the hotel to get dinner for the family (2A, 2 boys 8 and 10). The waterfront location is lovely and the tables with the flames in the middle attracted the kids. Staff were attentive and helpful. Coloured pencils were provided for the activities / colouring on the back of the kids menu, which was appreciated, and mr 10 also decorated the paper table cover which became a souvenir at the end of the night. The food was of a high standard, only let down was the risotto under my delicious schnapper- not the best I've had, somewhat overcooked and stodgy, though good flavours. Overall definately a more upmarket experience than our other two dinners in Paihia this holiday, and this is reflected in the price; $125 for one kids meal, one entree (for mr 8), two adult mains, two (impressive) kids chocolate sundaes and two glasses of wine - a very reasonable price for the evening we had. Recommended.

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Thank Phil M
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Reviewed January 30, 2014

As Paihia is our annual holiday destination of choice we have got to know this excellent Restaurant there. Found this place in 2012 named Swiss Cafe------name change but same owner and service and meals excellent.This can be seen by how very well it is patronised for dinner.Nice also to be recgonized by the owner only problem this time we didn't get back for a 2nd meal as we had planned but always another year.

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Thank Trisha826
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Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

Service friendly
Calamari was good
Prawns deep fried and bland
Basta pasta tasty but not wow
Pork wrapped in bacon with salad made my night - exquisite - pork cooked perfectly and salad exquisite
Wines paired

Thank Nlenigma
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