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GREENS

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Indian, Asian, Thai, Balti
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96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8388
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17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Now you may visit Paihia and think "hmm I fancy Thai food and there is a specific Thai up the road...lets do that as it must have better Thai food...right?" WRONG. THIS PLACE HAS THE BEST THAI AND INDIAN FOOD UNDER ONE ROOF. They do a chicken tikka massala any Brit would tuck into and a green thai curry that... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were recommended by the hotel owner to try Greens, what can I say apart from excellent position, first class service, we had Thai our friends had the Indian and it is one of best meals I have had in the 11 months I've been in New Zealand. We will definitely be back when come here next time. The staff... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was a little hesitant initially about visiting a restaurant offering two different types of cuisine but my fears were unfounded. The Indian curries were good and the Thai fish dish was excellent. Very good value too (considering the high cost generally of eating out in NZ) and the owner was extremely friendly. Recommended.

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1 Thank shankoz
Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate there multiple times while in Paihia. Smallish restaurant but excellent food. We tried both the Indian menu as well as the Thai and both were well prepared. It is a very busy place so reservations are recommended or going for an early dinner.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place came highly recommended by several friends who had loved it before us and they were right. One of the best thai meals I've ever had. Friendly service, buzzy atmosphere. I suggest you book in advance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On holiday from Scotland and the hotel receptionist recommended this restaurant. We weren't disappointed. Lovely mix of Indian and Thai food. Friendly atmosphere and good service.

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Vina del Mar, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had naan bread, green curry chicken and pad thai ... really good Thai food, very filling, friendly service

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were pleased with the service here, the owner is very nice and shared tips with us to make an amazing Thom Yum soup! Good serving sizes, we ate an entree each and shared a main with rice and a garlic naan and it took us to a good level of fullness! Must say though, we didn't have room for... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended to try this restaurant by the host of our Airbnb and we were not disappointed!! We wanted to have dinner early and noticed most of the tables were already reserved (usually a good indication the food is good). The waiter was so lovely and kind and found a table for two for us. It was a vibrant... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most places that try to do Indian and Thai generally do one cuisine much better than the other. But Greens serves amazingly authentic and flavoursome Indian and Thai. So good we came back again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Thai, Balti
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 8388
Description
We have been one of Paihia’s most popular restaurants since 2006 serving the finest Thai cuisine under the name ‘THAI GARDEN CAFÉ’ now rebranded as ‘GREENS’. Keeping the same Thai chefs, we are proud to announce that we have introduced full Indian meal, which will be served by a new team of highly experienced Indian Chefs.Lovingly prepared, authentic Thai and Indian cuisine, with a few surprisingly Kiwi twists – that’s what we have on menu at GREEN’S. With a wonderful mix of Thai and Indian dishes, you will enjoy the fusion of spice and flavour. From traditional dishes like Pad-Thai to Indian Butter Masala Chicken and new fish dishes which are closely guarded, using the finest quality ingredients is the speciality at GREENS.At GREEN’S, the dining experience is as important as the food itself. Take a seat in our modern and stylish water-front restaurant, and enjoy great service from our waiting staff.Whether here for lunch, dinner or a private function, enjoy an atmosphere that combines the Indo-Thai warmth with the friendliness Paihia is famed for.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?