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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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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
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Nelson, New Zealand
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view was beautiful overlooking the bay but the food was below average. I had spring rolls that were fried and I'm sure from a package not freshly made. My pad thai wasn't good. My husband had an Indian dish that wasn't good. I don't recommend it.

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Thank Lynn R
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a bit hesitant about eating here as it can be a gamble when a restaurant covers more than one cuisine. We both went Indian. We had a booking at 8pm, we got our table at 8.30pm. I think it was the owner/manager could not have dealt with the situation better. Got us seats to sit and wait. And... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has 4 Indian chefs and 2 Thai chefs ,as a result when you sit down the personable waiter gives you two menus. The meals are all your standards but cooked really well , we had a window seat and looked over a beautiful view of the "bay of islands" . It was also one of the rare restaurant... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a 4 week trip around NZ and our meal at greens was one of the most memorable. I called in early evening with the restaurant already busy but not only did they have a table later they offered to take the bottle of wine I had, they have a byo option, and chill it ahead... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago 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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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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 6 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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Toronto
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank Contikivicki
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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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, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
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?