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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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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (112 reviews)
“potato skins” (13 reviews)
“calamari” (32 reviews)
Closed
Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Paihia is a tourist town so doesnt have to worry so much about repeat customers. However yesterday a cruise ship came into town. It wasn't that busy. We were told 40 minute wait for coffee! I have worked in a cafe before & I know...More

Thank Jessica V
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This place has so much potential but the service was aweful. Walked in to an empty restaurant mid afternoon and literally had to walk into the back office to find someone to seat. The young man gave us a warm welcome, dropped some menus and...More

Thank WarrenColes
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this place as the huge fish tank drew our attention. We had oysters, garlic bread and olives to start and it was tasty and fresh! For mains we had a snapper dish and a steak dish. Both dishes were cooked superbly. For dessert...More

Thank Preston H
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Food was excellent, the service was excellent. Overall I thought it was little over priced for what we ordered

Thank mars137
35DegreesSouth, General Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you, we appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for dinner with water views and were not disappointed. The food was exceptional!! We ordered a variety and shared. We started with the garlic bread, fried oysters and mussels in creamy sauce....OMG!!!! To die for. The main was no exception. We...More

Thank Pooky72
35DegreesSouth, General Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thanks so much for the glowing feedback,we look forward to welcoming you back again!

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We went dinner. We had to sit in a small table when the restaurant was quite empty. The meat was really hard to cut and eat. Bad service in general.

Thank lydiapupo
35DegreesSouth, General Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your feedback we will review this with the team.

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We had coffee there this morning and what a beautiful place to go. Views outstanding. Service was good and so was the coffee.

Thank shez13
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

thank you for the review, we hope you can join us again!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Had great coffee in a delightful environment looking over the bay. Service was great and it was a most enjoyable experience.

Thank gadiver2017
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks so much for leaving your 5 star review.

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

The team here were amazing. I booked well ahead and was able to secure an excellent table looking over the water. They prepared an awesome birthday cake 🎂and even put a birthday card addressed to my wife on the table. They really stepped up to...More

Thank Gerry H
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your special evening with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Had a Beer at the outside bar, so good 🍻 The outside bar had beutiful views and despite a cool wind we were warm outside.

Thank Martin H
35DegreesSouth, Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Can't beat that view whatever the weather! thanks for stopping and by and leaving a review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Meals
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, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
1:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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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.
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