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“Terrarific”
Review of Terra Restaurant

Terra Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 52 Restaurants in Paihia
Price range: $15 - $120
Description: "A contemporary neighbourhood eatery in the heart of Paihia with sweeping views of the ocean and surrounding islands. We offer a full à la carte menu including vegetarian options. Enjoy a dining experience you wont forget while we sharing our passion for modern dining, creative beverage design, global cooking techniques, food sustainability and the unique ingredients of the stunning Far North of New Zealand.
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Description: "A contemporary neighbourhood eatery in the heart of Paihia with sweeping views of the ocean and surrounding islands. We offer a full à la carte menu including vegetarian options. Enjoy a dining experience you wont forget while we sharing our passion for modern dining, creative beverage design, global cooking techniques, food sustainability and the unique ingredients of the stunning Far North of New Zealand.
Reviewed 2 February 2021 via mobile

Have eaten in a number of restaurants in various parts of the globe and rarely give an execellent mark. Mrs and I were staying for a week up in Paihia and I was keen to try Terra given its high ratings and great reviews, I was not dissappointed. The up stairs setting with outdoor verandah and great views across the bay to Russell and beyond. The service was very good as you would expect from a fine dining establishment. The menu is obviously varied to suit the season and availability of local produce, which is a good sign of a good chef. The wine list is also good with some local, national and a few international wines to choose from . Our waiter suggested some glasses of wine to match our meal selections , thumbs up. We started with a scallop starter , which was excellent- followed by a local snapper and cauliflower and chevre souffle mains, again both were excellent and we finished with a couple truffles and a port to finish. Our dining experience from start to finish was excellent . Fine dining in Pahia , well done Terra

Date of visit: January 2021
Thank mccdzyne
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Reviewed 17 January 2021

Really enjoyed our lunch here. Beautiful food, and lovely friendly service. By far the best restaurant in Paihia. Many thanks for a lovely experience!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Thank jkandmkmekong
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Reviewed 17 January 2021 via mobile

I’m absolutely blown away!!! We came here after coming off the ferry, without booking or checking it out first....well what a gem!!! We do eat out a lot and that is kind of a food I would expect in London, Paris or NY, not in Paihia. Presentation, flavours, balance it was all just spot on!! Service was as outstanding, our French waiter-Emery was a true professional!!
One of the best restaurants I have been in years!!!

Date of visit: January 2021
Thank verryyynice
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Reviewed 16 January 2021

Stunning view overlooking the Paihia wharf. A perfect way to spend an evening watching the boats come and go. The food was delicious, very expertly prepared and our Waiter was accomplished and friendly. They even managed to produce a special birthday treat for my companion free of charge.

Date of visit: January 2021
Thank Sandy M
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Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

The most amazing food, service and wine , seriously blown away ! Must try for the extra special experience

Date of visit: January 2021
Thank pennylyons72
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