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Lip's Cafe - CLOSED

Selwyn Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7185
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible15%
9 May 2015
“closed”
8 May 2015
“Rude staff terrible food.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
Selwyn Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 9 May 2015

It is hard to understand last review when this lovely restaurant closed in January.many reviews are obviously written either for the wrong establishment or without any meaning

Thank highfields
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Staff brought 2nd course while we were still eating our entree. When I said we were not ready for it, the waitress was extremely rude. The main course, vegetarian delight, was more like a vegetarian disaster - with oily crepe thing, and topped with a...More

Thank linda a
Reviewed 8 April 2015

looks like they've closed down! used to go there for a bit of brunch each time we visit Paihia. shame!

Thank Colin K
Reviewed 21 March 2015

a delightful meal was had hear with lovely service and a short walk from our accommodation. Really lovely

Thank Lesley0906
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Great little town, restaurant not so great. In- fighting between staff. No interest taken when placing order, felt like I was rushed. No manners or skills when order was brought out just thrust on table with no comment. Very dark interior not welcoming atmosphere. Needed...More

Thank nosvet777
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Lips does not have the front street location of others, but they make up for this in the excellent food they produce, great meals.

Thank Delpeter
Reviewed 16 November 2014

After a hard day's graft my folks (who live in Paihia) were looking forward to a meal they didn't cook themselves. Sadly this one didn't stack up ... the greeting was warm and the hosting attentive - but it all went downhill from there. They...More

Thank Victoria451
Reviewed 14 November 2014

there were 6 of us for the meal. All our starters, main courses and sweets were great. We would recommend this as the best eatery in Paihia. Don't be put off by it's ordinary appearance from the road.

Thank 2013JEDI55
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Grumpy, rude lady. If u can't smile and make people feel welcome in your cafe don't have one. I was paying customer

Thank Trips123459
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Delicious food served promptly by very helpful staff. In good location just off main road in Paihia.

Thank EAAbbott
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Selwyn Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 7185
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