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Provenir

$$$$, , Fusion
130 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 0111
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (7 reviews)
“duck breast” (6 reviews)
“mint sorbet” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Contemporary, Fusion, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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$$$$
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130 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food and service at this lovely restaurant with a sea view made it a perfect evening for our last evening in Paihia

Thank travelmadbob
PBRManager, Manager at Provenir, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello travelmadbob. We are delighted that you had a perfect evening with us. We always do our best to make sure that ones experience is one to remember. We hope to see you again one day soon. Best wishes, Provenir.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with friends, they'd eaten here already. I thought it was pretty awesome, would definitely go back!

Thank Wanda22Rotorua
PBRManager, Manager at Provenir, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Wanda22Rotorua. It was a pleasure to have you dine with us. We're really happy that you found the experience 'pretty awesome'. We hope to welcome you again soon. Regards, Provenir.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this restaurant was outstanding from the view over the water to the fabulous cocktails we had before dinner. The food was to die for & just as good as the Michelin Starred restaurants we have been fortunate to dine at in France &...More

Thank VM2
PBRManager, Provenir Restaurant at Provenir, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello VM2 This is delightful to read, thank you for taking the time to offer your comments. We are so glad you had a good evening dining with us and able to appreciate everything we are able to offer, which does include an amazing view...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Elegant restaurant, with nice service. Extensive drinks menu, but only six mains. Wish there were more. No lamb, is a surprise for nz. Had the duck and glazed hapuka. Liked the duck boneless chunks. Fish was not worth the high price. They take coupons from...More

Thank Aspi123
PBRManager, Provenir Restaurant at Provenir, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Aspi123 Thank you for your comments, we appreciate the feed-back. We had lamb on the Spring menu and yes it was popular. We opted for a change for summer, leaning more into the fresh seafood and choosing to keep the duck as the chef's...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent, ambience delightful service polite and friendly but the meals take quite a while to come. Nice complementary add ons, bread sticks and pate at the beginning and macaroons after desert. Understand that everything is made from scratch but waiting times can be...More

Thank Diane H
PBRManager, Restaurant at Provenir, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Diane Thank you for your response. We are glad you could appreciate dining with us. In regard to the wait times, of course we apologise for this and offer that we do presume people are here for the evening to relax and enjoy the...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner on our last night visiting Bay of Islands. This place is unassuming but the food is absolutely world class. Beautifully cooked and presented from entree to desert. People would form a long queue if this place was put in Auckland. The...More

Thank lawmochung
PBRManager, Manager at Provenir, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello lawmochung Thank you for such a nice review! We are thrilled to hear that you had such an enjoyable experience. Using only the most fresh produce, our team of international chefs are dedicated and passionate, putting their all into making sure each dish served...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We chose to have our last night in Paihia at Provenir. We are still talking about one of our most amazing nights from the super friendly efficient staff and the incredible food we could not fault one single dish. This restaurant would more than punch...More

Thank elizabethbucholz
PBRManager, Manager at Provenir, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hello elizabethbucholz. Wow! What an wonderful review! It was a pleasure serving you all. We are thrilled to hear that your dining experience with us was one of your 'most amazing nights' and that the Provenir 'would more than punch its weight in any major...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Booking an unknown restaurant is always a risk, especially when it’s for a special occasion. We hit the jackpot. The beautiful surroundings, friendly, helpful staff and every course that came out was a piece of art and to top it off the food was superbly...More

Thank icunningham2016
PBRManager, Manager at Provenir, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Hello icunngham, "the greatest risk is to risk nothing at all" How nice to hear you hit the jackpot and sounds like you really enjoyed your time with us, now you know where we are hopefully you can visit again soon. Our Duck dish has...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had heard some much about the restaurant and stayed at the resort so only needed to walk upstairs and along hallway back to room. The menu was seasonal which was great, although I struggled with choosing because of the pairing of ingredients. The seafood option...More

Thank VeeNZed
PBRManager, Manager at Provenir, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hello VeeZed, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your overall experience and the convenience of staying with us at the resort is always a win! We do like to boast of our great selection of local and international wines and also our seasonal menu...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights on 3rd floor was very nice room but u must try the restaurant as the food was amazing . Staff very friendly & helpful , we will come againMore

Thank Kelwyn C
PBRManager, Manager at Provenir, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hello Kewlyn, Thank you for taking your time to leave us an orsum 5 star review, I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. Look out for our new menu launch early November, we are all very excited! See you...More

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We certainly understand the problem as we have run into similar problems at other restaurants. Unfortunately, I do not recall that we ordered any dishes specially prepared at this restaurant so i don't have information to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$100
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 0111
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Description
Provenir is a modern local restaurant with a seasonally driven menu. The centre of the restaurant is the kitchen where ingredient quality is non-negotiable. Provenir emphasises the age old formula of simple ingredients cooked well, freshness with a sense of energy, a little bit theatrical, true to life with quality and a story. Hand made, artisanal, from farm to chef. We know our farmers, fisherman, wine makers & growers; from Rod McDonald with his Quarter Acre stunning Syrah, to Bill French who raises our Perendale Lamb, they are just a few of our team. Head Chef - Marcus Berndt
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