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35 Degrees South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar

) #25 of 38 Restaurants in Paihia €€ - €€€ Seafood, European, Soups
69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6220
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was tasty but very expensive for what was served. Cous,cous with lamb tangine. no vegetables and a very small portion. Any make with an appetite would leave restaurant hungry. I was also told could only book for 7.30 pm but when we got there...More

Thank Suzanne S
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We visited this beautiful town on a cruise recently (17th January) The location, food and wonderful service from Kaira (our waitress) at lunchtime was amazing. So good in fact, it was the deciding factor in us booking another N.Z. cruise, yes we will return there...More

1  Thank 299foodlover
Reviewed 1 week ago

Each year my wife and I celebrate wedding anniversaries and a birthday at this great location, and have done for around nine years. Last visit 15th May for lunch, we were greeted by waiter Leve who proved to be a great exponent of his craft,...More

Thank onph
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another over priced place. Service and food do not match the price charged, Sure as hell not on the go back or recommend list

Thank hepburn2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the glass conservatory on the stilts over the water, enjoyed some lovely wine and garlic baguette as a snack, loved it.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out with my Miss 9 year old. She loved the aquarium! Really good food and the service staff were just awesome!!

Thank Bronnie K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a few drinks and small plates with friends while passing through Paihia. Was convinced to try the Feast of Sea Board by Violet-Rose which were so happy we did. The freshness of the fish, oysters and clams were a treat and Chef...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought I would shout my family and out of town guests to a nice lunch but was sadly disappointed. The steak was chewy with little flavour. I would have expected more for the price and we had a grab one. The service was poor.

1  Thank khawtin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good fish on the menu! And nice for a Wine. Used to be an aquarium they have a tank with some fish in it but looks a bit sad. I liked the food here came here twice! The one next door has more fatty...More

1  Thank MarinaMj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We grabbed a couple glasses of wine and some local oysters while taking in the sights and sounds of Paihia along the Bay of Islands. It was mid day but the service was friendly and made for a nice end to a beautiful day in...More

Thank DERtravels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6220
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The perfect spot to watch the Paihia Wharf where boats depart for the islands while you indulge in a meal carefully prepared for you by our fantastic team of chefs while being looked after by our front of house team who just love to make you feel at home. Whether you are after a coffee, a naughty dessert or cake or a full meal pop in and say HI. We are a team who enjoy sharing both their love of food and the Bay of Islands.