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$$$$, European,
130 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 0111
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“amuse bouche” (8 reviews)
“duck breast” (6 reviews)
“macaroons” (4 reviews)
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New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Fusion, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
130 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is a long overdue review - now back from our NZ trip last month I realise I missed reviewing this high end restaurant. Firstly, you dine in a sort of glass house with views of the sea. The menu is small but but the...More

1  Thank Bopeep1947
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Fabulous meal and service, flavours ,attention to detail,portion size all excellent value. Wine selection wonderful. Fine dining in the North !!

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Excellent service, beautiful setting, lovely food, lovely fine dining experience - highly recommended

Thank KatInDubai
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Provenir is effectively a hotel restaurant aiming higher but still struggling with the concept. It has a decent location - nice ocean views in what is effectively a glass house on a hotel forecourt alongside the pool a little out of town, and beyond walking...More

Thank LucyKate
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Food and service are excellent. recommend to dine or breakfast. But don't stay at the hotel, very over priced for the quality of the room etc

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 5 April 2018

That's the ONLY thing GOOD about this restaurant and here are my reasons why: --We walked in at 7.10pm and 1 of the 2 Waiters on duty said they are fully booked and we need to come back at 8.00pm as they had ONLY 2...More

1  Thank arby235
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Piahia evening - Provenir Restaurant - my friend has given it a Rod score 99/100. Seafood Platter - oysters with ginger sorbet all the mains - the service - the atmosphere- congratulations guys!!!

Thank Stevefromnewy
Reviewed 26 March 2018

What to say. The food was excellent, the service outstanding, delightful and friendly. The duck was just delicious and the strawberry tart was to die for. If in Paihia, it is a must.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Great service, great food, good wine list. A real surprise to find such an elegant establishment in Paihia

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 21 March 2018

As one of the top places recommended on Trip Advisor, it had to be worth trying! The setting was pleasant and the waiter was polite and humoured me by conversing in French. I ordered the duck which was delicious, and the service was attentive without...More

Thank Axel T
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10 March 2015|
Response from Hockeydad900 | Reviewed this property |
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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$100
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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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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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