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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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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • 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 4 days 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
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

We visited this beautiful town on a cruise recently (17th January) The location, food and wonderful service from Kaira (our waitress) at lunchtime was amazing. So good in fact, it was the deciding factor in us booking another N.Z. cruise, yes we will return there...More

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Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very pleasant venue with an attentive staff. I wish I could say my meal was great, but it was only good. Local oysters for a start were enjoyable, hardly a hint of the metallic taste I get with Aussie Oysters, recommend. But the Cioppino...More

Thank Leighton R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, generous dishes. We both had the Hapuka main. Fish was very well cooked. Staff were efficient & attentive. They have an extensive beer & wine list, probably a little over priced. Would we go back...mmmmm, maybe, maybe not. There is a good selection...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing, the time before I really enjoyed it. I think this may be because of change of ownership. We waited 30 minutes for our drinks and our meals were very average. Overall experience was disappointed and I won't be going back.

Thank mclje896
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is situated near the wharf and its a beautiful place to start your day at Paihia. Went with my friends there for breakfast and the food was really delicious than expected. I would have definitely returned for lunch but had to miss out....More

Thank imgauta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Look, the food is sub par. There's no getting around that. Great setting and absolutely amazing staff with the friendliest service we have had, but this cannot make up for the food. My meal was missed, due to my own fault when ordering, and this...More

Thank Christian L
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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
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
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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