We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Only Seafood

) #8 of 38 Restaurants in Paihia $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Gluten Free Options
40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6066
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (236 reviews)
“tuna” (48 reviews)
“king prawns” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (710)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 644 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By chance I turned up at 6 pm and was offered the early bird special for $49. It started with a smoked salmon crab cake, very good but a tad flowery. That was followed by a superb baked founder, perfectly cooked with an excellently seasoned...More

Thank Leighton R
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Very enjoyable nights dining waitress advised us of the days specials also what was on offer for the early bird meal. we decided not to go for the specials but by sheer indulgence ordered the bread....big mistake it was huge but very tasty. mains were...More

Thank rossndi2015
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Thinking, i am not leaving Paihia without visiting this place, lo and behold it did not disappoint!!! Service is great, atmosphere brill, and the view 👍🏼 I had the seafood platter, homemade garlic bread, entreé scallop served in puff pastry with masala cream sauce. Very...More

Thank austen d
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Easy walk from our hotel, overlooking the pier. Best fish meal I have ever had. Very pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The restaurant does exactly what its name suggests and it is extremely good at it. The room is very nicely set up and there are outside tables for the good weather. Great range of seafood and reasonable wine choices. Oysters were succulent and sweet and...More

Thank Dunworkin2015
Reviewed 10 May 2017

A great dining experience, well priced for the quality of the food, presentation and service, the staff we very friendly and experienced with the well balanced menu.

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Visited this restaurant because we love seafood and the board out front advised a 3 course meal special if you eat between 5-7 pm. After being seated and a glass of water poured, we were advised the special was a set 3 courses, not a...More

Thank carolyn6316
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Although we were not very hungry, we did enjoy a couple of entree sized seafood platters. The service and wine selection was also very good.

Thank JanMac76
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Food are fresh and delight. However the flavour are little too strong, Pan fried fish with lemon is way too sour.

Thank Kayun Y
Reviewed 17 April 2017

As it was during Easter, perhaps I should have asked if they shucked their oysters on site but I didnt The oysters natural arrived with a sheen and were not fresh The service was bordering on rude and disinterested The main meals of fish were...More

Thank William B
Nearby Restaurants
El Cafe
346 reviews
.21 km away
Charlotte's Kitchen
520 reviews
.33 km away
Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar
1,148 reviews
.29 km away
Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack
1,215 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Attractions
Paihia Harbour
919 reviews
.07 km away
R. Tucker Thompson
450 reviews
.27 km away
Skydive Bay of Islands
313 reviews
.26 km away
The Rock Adventure Cruise
615 reviews
.31 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
8 April 2017|
Response from Michaelmith | Reviewed this property |
Hi no we had a selection of music.
10 January 2017|
Answer Show all 8 answers
Response from shirleyt484 | Reviewed this property |
We paid by Visa and I am sure they accept all major credit cards or of course cash!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6066
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing