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35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar

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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
“seafood platter” (32 reviews)
“pork belly” (14 reviews)
“lovely view” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Went there for dinner as the restaurant that we were going to was closed. No one at front desk. Had to wait. Finally we were taken to a table. Asked for a window seat but were told there was none available. No one was in...More

Thank gayle s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner here. We were greeted and seated promptly which is always a great way to start off. There were some wait times due to short staff but the staff were informative and apologetic and the scenery is so beautiful we didn't mind...More

Thank Preston H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered 1x medium..1xmedium/well..got 1xdripping blood 2thirds fat and grissle..1xmedium dripping blood..never experienced cooking so bad..will not recommend.. Had a better burger next door..same kitchen.. Got a shrug on complaining

Thank Edward H
35DegreesSouth, General Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for bringing this to our attention we are surprised to learn your complaint was not resolved at the time as we complete regular table checks. Kind Regards Sarah

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a grabone voucher to use. We ordered the Angus sirloin steak. One medium to well done, and the other medium. Husband was not happy with his rare steak as it was still bleeding. Presentation was good. Service was a bit slack but it...More

Thank kamo63
35DegreesSouth, General Manager at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

As per response to your husbands review, thank you for bringing this to our attention we are surprised to learn your complaint was not resolved at the time. Kind Regards Sarah

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place .. friendly staff .. only bif is not much food on plate for the price. Extensive menu but not very flavorsome a little disappointing. Top waiter Carlos thank you for your top attention.

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our grandson loved the aquarium. Spent hours looking at the fish. The staff were so friendly we went back for a meal the next evening. The meal was very good and again. Very friendly and helpful staff.More

Thank jane a
35DegreesSouth, Owner at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Jane. I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourself at our restaurant. We really do appreciate your kind words about our establishment and it's awesome to hear that your grandson enjoyed the aquarium. It's always a winner with children! We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal with friends at this restaurant and we were looked after extremely well by Max! The outlook over the water is stunning and the menu included local seafood. The Byrne Chardonay from Russell was a great surprise for a chardonay lover.More

Thank Tessahern14
overnightcruiser, Owner at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about our restaurant. I am happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed yourself. Our team absolutely thrive on positive feedback, so I will make sure I pass your kind words on to them. We look...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was meant to have dinner with a colleague who unfortunately had to withdraw after a long tiring day. However, the beautiful views and friendly welcoming service made eating alone a pleasant experience. I had a steak and the sticky date pudding and ice cream...More

Thank JLLH1964
35DegreesSouth, Owner at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your meal. Even dining alone at our restaurant can't dim the experience. With the right weather conditions, you can sometimes catch a magical evening on our deck. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. We look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate early evening at this popular over-the-water restaurant at Paihia. One review we read suggested it was a bit disorganised, and it seemed so when we arrived, but we then enjoyed friendly service, excellent food, seafood and otherwise, and some good-value house wine, all...More

Thank HK_Sydney2013
35DegreesSouth, Owner at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us regarding your dining experience. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourself. We really thrive on positive feedback, so we really appreciate it. We hope to see you again in the near future. Regards, Sarah

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place, EMJ & Storm were delightful, they were so helpful and looked after my family on our visit. Love the Bay of Islands 👍😎

Thank Mark L
35DegreesSouth, Owner at 35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback. Every piece of encouragement is appreciated! We love hearing great reviews from our guests. I'm so glad you enjoyed yourself. Regards, Sarah

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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
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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