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New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Fusion, International, Gluten Free Options
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130 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 0111
18:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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105 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Provenir continues to provide an outstanding dining experience. I found out they had a new seasonal menu and had to try it out ... Stunning as usual, the welcome, the service and the food are all first class - you wont be disappointed.

Thank Bruce C
new zealand
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic service,great menu, with added extras. We dropped in for a main and a glass of wine. The setting is fantastic with a view of the bay. Service was prompt and informative and the mains superb. Great wine list. We didn't have dessert but a sweet treat was provided free of charge. Top place to enjoy a special dinner in... More 

Thank maggic
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was excellent, seasoning spot on; presentation memorable and contemporary. But what makes this special for me, being a retired chef, is that it was the Head Chef's night off. Well done team!

Thank Patrick R
Paihia, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were guests at the Beach Resort for 12 nights and dined regularly at the Provenir Restaurant. Having eaten in fine restaurants around the world, we can only confirm that the food produced by Marcus and his staff is world class. Even after 12 nights staying there we never tired of the delicious and beautiful dishes and service. We have... More 

Thank Beat W
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was amazing. All our dishes (prawns, beef, fish) were wonderful and the little bits in between (sorbet, pate, sweets) were great. Good wine selection. Great location. A bit on the higher price side but I was perfectly happy with value for money.

Thank KaussieAK
Derby, United Kingdom
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a final night treat and have just had one of the best meals in NZ, or in many countries that we've experienced. Not cheap, but some fabulous food. We all went for the taster menu, officially six courses but with few amuse bouche and palette cleansers added. Didn't do the whole wine flight but picked ones here and... More 

Thank Timothy H
Paihia, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sublime menu and meals, excellent culinary experience. Menu has so many tempting dishes, excellent description and impressive skills. We also had pre dinner cocktails which were divine, wine list was current and well matched. Dessert completed a divine experience, thank you

Thank Monty738
Paihia, New Zealand
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went there for dinner a week ago for our 16th wedding anniversary and it was soooooo lovely. The service, food, wine and all the little extra touches made it a perfect night out. I highly recommend this restaurant!!! I would have to say it would be more for couples or friends but maybe not so good... More 

Thank Sandra310
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Enjoyed my meal. The staff were friendly. I liked how there was more food than expected. Nice complimentary appetizers

Thank Pierrette S
Paihia, New Zealand
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited twice recently. The food was perfect. Tasted good and presented beautifully. Awesome coffee. It is great to be able to pop in for coffee and sit on the beautiful deck and look out into the bay

Thank Rae S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$100
New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Fusion, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 0111
Provenir is a modern local restaurant with a seasonally driven menu. The centre of the restaurant is the kitchen where ingredient quality is non-negotiable.

Provenir emphasises the age old formula of simple ingredients cooked well, freshness with a sense of energy, a little bit theatrical, true to life with quality and a story.

Hand made, artisanal, from farm to chef. We know our farmers, fisherman, wine makers & growers; from Rod McDonald with his Quarter Acre stunning Syrah, to Bill French who raises our Perendale Lamb, they are just a few of our team.

Head Chef - Marcus Berndt

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?