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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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Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had one of those memorable meals tonight, for all the right reasons. The slow cooked pork shoulder was a delicious combination of flavours which combined to be a wow meal. Thank you to Rado the chef and very hospitable waiting staff.

Thank markandjudy2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner with a great view and a wonderful waitress (kate). We had the market fish and steak cooked by a chef called Rado and it was splendid. Stunning place and really pleasant service. Would totally recommend it.

Thank Martha B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hannah was amazing and real friendly taking care of me & my family when we visited on our holiday a couple of weeks ago. The food was also that good we sent compliments to our chef. I think Hannah said her name was Abigail. 10/10...More

Thank Puprulesall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The front of house gentleman was extremely good. Professional and welcoming. The waiting staff were also top notch. Food was presented well and within the expected timeframe. Candle lit tables, night views of the water and the general ambiance of the restaurant was very romantic...More

Thank Imageline
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The high point was the location but everything else below average. Drinks took an age and then the wine was served corked. Ok it was changed but then we we were asked if we wanted to drink it anyway. Food was decidedly average with the...More

Thank garywallisnl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of 5 adults and 2 young children. We had no booking anywhere on a Saturday night and everything else was busy. Sort of expected another "sorry, but we are full" but far from it - the staff at "35" made us...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
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, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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