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Nikau Restaurant

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands | Corner Seaview and MacMurray Roads, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7826
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Very Impressed”
7 Dec 2017
“Food was delicious!”
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands | Corner Seaview and MacMurray Roads, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here with a Tour Party for 5 nights and we experienced Breakfast------Buffet Dinner----and set dinner. The breakfasts were all that you could ask for and very nicely presented. The dinner buffet excellent and we had 2 nights running and each night completely different...More

Thank Trisha826
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I stayed two nights and just ordered room service. First night Steak/Second night Falafel in flatbread. Delicious. Staff delivering food very obliging and friendly.

Thank Kerry K
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Both the snapper risotto and lamb shanks were very nice.My wife must eat gluten free so the lamb shanks were the only option.One or two more main meal options would have been good.Courteous staff.Highy recommended

Thank Charles A
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Was welcomed by friendly staff.Warm and not overbearing. We where seated and well attended too. The food was good the desert was outstanding.The overall feeling was we felt welcomed,the restaurant had a great feel about it. The staff were professional .a great way to spend...More

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rossbboi, General Manager at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent dining experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Reviewed 27 January 2017

I took my Mum here tonight for a birthday dinner. Neither of us had been before. From the moment we entered we received a warm welcome and friendly service. Our meals were delicious and great portion sizes. The waitress we had was absolutely beautiful and...More

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rossbboi, General Manager at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review after your recent visit to our restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us , and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We were staying here so had breakfasts in the restaurant and desserts in the bar. Staff in attendance at breakfast were very friendly and attentive. The fruit and yogurt bar is very good. Each evening we were sitting in the bar area by the fire...More

Thank Shane B
rossbboi, General Manager at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Reviewed 28 March 2016

Service team was excellent. Very attentive & always with big smiles. Food however was only average. Had the buffet dinner & nothing to shout about. Selection wasn't great too.

Thank Carol S
rossbboi, General Manager at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Reviewed 28 February 2016

We had taken a buffet meal which was quite good but the thing which we loved most was the Coffee along with a chat , enjoying the scenic view!

Thank Shobbyy
rossbboi, General Manager at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Reviewed 19 February 2016

We are not normally fans of buffets but this one was the best we have ever had, great ham and very clean settingMore

Thank Robert M
rossbboi, General Manager at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a positive review on Tripadvisor. Our kitchen team pride themselves on the food they present to our client's and I am greatful that you have acknowledge this. We look forward to welcoming you back again....More

Reviewed 21 January 2016

We stayed at the Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands for 3 nights over Christmas, and decided to book an evening meal for Christmas Day. The menu was varied and our meal was very pleasant. The service was very good, but the only criticism I have...More

Thank Sam C
rossbboi, General Manager at Nikau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$45
Cuisine
New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands | Corner Seaview and MacMurray Roads, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 7826
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Description
Located within the Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands the Nikau restaurant offers true New Zealand cuisine and wines served with traditional "kiwi hospitality". The menu is predominantly a la carte with occaisional buffet dinners offered.A relaxing house bar adjoins the restaurant and outdoor seating is available adjacent to the swimming pool.Special beverage offers are available at all times as are special incentives for childrens meals.
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