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35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar

69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6220
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“gnocchi” (13 reviews)
“potato skins” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice food ....but small meals , $30.00 steak meal ... Jaffa feed, finished very quickly. Still hungry. Lovely ambiance with the fish swimming in the center of the room, good service . Just need to add to the bulk with wedges etc ??

Thank Graeme C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ordered steak not asked as per how I wished to have Ordered green salad to accompany but didn't arrive. Partner had Fish but not real good for price. Have experienced better food and better service elsewhere

Thank Expat66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately we had the worst fish and chips ever at this restaurant. The other meal was great, so just avoid the fish and chips.

Thank gonewests
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We grabbed a Seafood feast between three of us plus some potato skins and struggled in a good way to finish it. There was heaps of different fishy delights to try all cooked to perfection. The service was great too and its always good when...More

Thank Geraint J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The early evening menu was great value, and really tasty. I had Fish&Chips and my wife had Tagine. Both really enjoyable. Wonderful position over the water

Thank davidh of england
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here one evening and the food was very good,as was the service. Nice table next to window overlooking the bay.

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were seated with a greta view of the waterfront at night which I couldn't fault. Food was just okay, my steak was cooked as asked, but the pairings didn't really work that well. Frankly, a little basic for the price. Reminded me of Cobb...More

Thank unawareadam
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had a wonderful evening here. We did not have a reservation but were accommodated quite quickly and made to feel very welcome. The service was friendly and attentive. The waterfront location is excellent and the restaurant has an impressive aquarium too. The wine list...More

Thank rosie101010
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This restaurant is on the Bay with views over and out to sea. We had wonderful food and attentive service. Would recommend the calamari, Seabass and pork. Generous portions, well presented.

Thank Palace49
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends for dinner. We were so impressed by the wine we couldn't wait for the food we ordered. Most of us ordered the market fish which was so beautifully cooked and so tasty. Also the lamb tagine was delicious too. Then the...More

Thank Meg C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6220
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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.
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