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96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8388
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17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
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West Yorkshire
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96 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose this restaurant after just arriving in Paihai because the prices were reasonable. It's not a large restaurant, is very popular and can get extremely busy as they do take away food as well. The restaurant does Indian and Thai food, apparently there are 2 chefs for each type of food. We both had a Thai stir fry, mine... More 

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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jungle & pannang, Thai hot please! Curries were good but not really spicy, packed with veges, must say I'm not a fan of cauliflower in a Thai. The place was packed.

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Thank Chimp R
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Service is the best in Bay of Islands, role modelled by the restaurant owner. The huge menu with options to eat Thai or Indian or both meant that everyone's taste was satisfied. And at very reasonable cost, especially as one can BYO. When our taxi didn't turn up, they even made sure that we got home safely. Thank you. We... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped at the restaurant by chance on a busy Valentines day. They found us a table and although the service was slow the food was very good.

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Koh Tao, Thailand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I had a lovely dinner here on Friday evening. We weren't planning on a curry but we were met with gorgeous aromas when walking passed. We both had lamb curries that tasted as good as they smelled. I would highly recommend Greens for an Indian curry and although we did not try the Thai food, it looked... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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57 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose Greens as the top-ranked restaurant in Paihia by TripAdvisor. This ranking is well deserved. Our first meal there was Thai and it was superb, the stir fry and curry were as good as any I have enjoyed in several visits to Thailand, and with plenty of fresh vegetables too. The following night we booked and chose Indian options.... More 

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Thank MNE43
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived without booking but were made to feel welcome. We had a choice of Thai or Indian food as Greens have different chefs capable of cooking either. The Honey Duck and Ginger Chicken stir fry with jasmine rice was delicious and so beautifully presented.

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Thank Ann M
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Indian food in a small low key restaurant. service was excellent. They have an Indian chef and a Thai chef so two menus. All food was great and at a fair price.

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Thank Ronald C
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So enjoyed this restaurant. Ordered the Thai steamed snapper - huge dish which I thoroughly enjoyed. Friendly staff and great menu to choose from. Would highly recommend visiting this restaurant when in Paihia.

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Thank Kathryn M
California
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an Indian-Thai restaurant. We only tried the Thai cuisine which rivaled anything we have had in Thailand. Fresh, tasty, and Thai-spicey. Would have loved to try this multiple times, but alas, not enough time. Definitely worth a visit!

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?