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Indian, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Check my reviews. I err on the generous side, and try to accentuate the positive. Phoned at 7 for a delivery that totalled about $100. The menu at the motel states delivery for orders over $60. I get that it was Jan 2nd and they...were very busy. However the attitude of the man on the phone was totally unacceptable, a simple polite explanation of the situation and apology might have prompted us to walk down and pick up our order, but you obviously did better than most over the past difficult year if you can afford to turn business away with a brusque off-hand brush off. I hope you were not the owner. Hones pizza was excellent incidentally.More

Date of visit: January 2021
GREENSPAIHIA, Owner at GREENS Traditional Indian & Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There, I am so sorry to hear about your experience with GREENS Russell. You are absolutely right by saying that you deserved a polite and better explanation and we apolgise the way our team member has come across. This reply is just to reassure...More

Reviewed 3 December 2020

The menu is both Thai and indian, and it's huge. In my opinion too huge; it slows down the staff and makes the wait for some dishes difficult. The dishes themselves were tasty and just about worth the wait

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 14 November 2020 via mobile

Excellent meal, friendly and accommodating staff, efficient service. Excellent visit, recommend if you enjoy Thai or Indian food. 👏

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 9 November 2020

Compared to the Greens in Paihia which is apparently owned by the same people, this was a really average meal to what we got on the mainland in their other place. All the staff are younger Indian and we asked if they had a Thai...chef to which they responded they did (Paihia does), but judging by the Thai food we got dished up, I'd be stunned if a Thai chef made those dishes, there was no flavour whatsoever, no spice and salty soy sauce. We asked for fresh cut chilli and they brought some off looking mushed up chill. I got the impression this was an Indian with some Thai dishes added to cater to a bigger crowd. Service was non existent and we felt rushed to order even though there was only a few tables taken.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

This was so good a n such a range of food - I went Indian the other 3 Thai all great 😀😀 and great service too

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 July 2020 via mobile

Why oh why does all Kiwi Indian come covered in gloopy sauce that is either too creamy, or resembles spicy tomato puree? I feel guilty dumping Greens in the same pot. But my bhuna was definitely in a gloopy tomato puree sauce.....

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 14 July 2020

Really enjoyed the food and staff at this restaurant. We had Thai at the restaurant, but it was quite cold sitting there (July 2020). The next night I tried Butter Chicken (Indian dish) and didn't like it so much, but the quality of chicken was...good, just too sweet for me. I'm a butter chicken fan! Great that they offer takeaway menu for both cuisines. Staff very friendly.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 22 June 2020

Great views, nice wine and service but the food is really bland. Hubby ate from the indian menu while I chose from the Thai. The mussel dish was tough and overcooked but worse still - everything was bland. So dull that we decided to forgo...dessert and walked around the corner for an ice cream.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 12 March 2020

We hadn't made any reservations for dinner for our first night in Russell. We were so pleased to be able to get in to Greens (on the early side around 6:30). The menu is extensive - they have lots of vegetarian choices (for my husband)...and I thoroughly enjoyed Thai mussels. The outdoor dining area has some beautiful giant hibiscus flowers - there is also a very interesting polished wood table - it's for a large group.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 7 March 2020

We visited Green's on two occasions while on our week' stay in Paihia. Both visits were for dinner, and both times we were absolutely delighted. The food, service and staff cannot be faulted. Thank you, Les and Pam. Auckand.

Date of visit: February 2020
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