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A new neighbourhood eatery now open in Paihia. We look forward to sharing our passion for modern dining, global cooking techniques, food sustainability and the unique ingredients of the stunning Far North of New Zealand
US$7 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Healthy, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Fusion
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Waterfront, Non-smoking restaurants
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Terra is located across the road from the ocean with beautiful views out to the Bay of Islands. We had the six course degustation menu. Each course was as good as the previous and it would be difficult to choose which we enjoyed the most....Well worth dining at TerraMore

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining at Terra was a highlight of our trip and great way to finish our sunny week away. We enjoyed professional and thoughtful service from wine and wait staff. The balanced flavours and creative approach to the degustation journey exceeded expectations. Go with an open...mind and empty belly and prepare ti be surprised and delighted. My partner wouldn’t usually eat scallop, smoked eel or oyster, and thoroughly enjoyed all three. Try not to lick the plate after the duck dish. Ask for a wine to match desert the sommelier will sort it!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 30 November 2021

After a friend had recommended we decided to book for dinner. Warm and friendly with outstanding views. The food was amazing. We had the 7 course set menu and loved every mouthful. Would (have) recommend to anyone visiting Northland.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 9 November 2021 via mobile

What a great meal/experience! Degustation was full of new and familiar flavours... service was superb and then there is the view. We had the best meal we have had in a long time. Need restaurants of this calibra in Whangarei!

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 24 October 2021 via mobile

It was a late rainy Sunday evening but Terra really added some sunshine to our day. The food was very creative, beautiful plated and delicious. Staff was friendly and the food came out quickly! It was a set menu which included a little bit of...everything and it was well priced, quality and quantityMore

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 9 October 2021

However, tonight was the best night ever! Terra are doing a tasting menu just now, and we really, really hope they keep doing it forever! It makes for an incredibly special evening. The food was faultless and so beautiful. Our waiter made our night -...he was lovely and funny, professional and perfect. We will keep going back again and again.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 6 October 2021

This restaurant is a must when in Piahia ! The food is fantastic, the service impeccable and the wine list great. Our 13 year olds enjoyed their first degustation menu and ate every morsel . We will be certainly visit again when we return to...the Bay of Islands.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 October 2021 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, our experience at this top restaurant was unparalleled. The staff were extremely attentive and knowledgeable, the ambiance was restful with great sea views, and the cuisine - a degustation set menu - was inspired in its creativity, exceptionally tasty and...immaculate in its presentation. We will be back to share this gem of hospitality with friends and family at our earliest opportunity. Our new favourite restaurant.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 6 August 2021

Super sophisticated space. Impeccable service. Food was presented beautifully and tasted amazing. Did not disappoint in any way, would happily return!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 28 July 2021 via mobile

What a great restaurant! Fab good and great service. So many flavours and so well presented. Granny smith terrine - Wow!

Date of visit: June 2021
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It really is one of the gems in the North, very small but beautiful food.
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5