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96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8388
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (98 reviews)
“curry” (62 reviews)
“honey duck” (10 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Thai, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: GREENS
1. Great food
"Hmmm is the expression after a great meal."
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2. Yumilicious!
"We loved this place."
Sam W
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3. Amazing food
"The garlic and cheese naan bread was amazing - highly recommend!"
Diana Y
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1 - 10 of 841 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So great to go somewhere that has 2 types of cuisines. On arrival we were told there were 2 thai chefs and 2 indian chefs working the one kitchen. Butter chicken, naan for the hubby and kids and the most delicious green curry for me....More

Thank FrancesJH
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful evening at Greens with a range of both the Thai and Indian cuisine. Service was prompt even though the restaurant was packed out. The line up outside the door waiting for tables indicated that we were wise to book. I agree...More

3  Thank James A
GREENSPAIHIA, Manager at GREENS, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Hello James, Thank you for a lovely review. Our staff would be delighted to hear good things you have said about service. Trust me they work very hard in keeping everyone happy. You have rightly said that some dishes are spicy and that is the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Last year takeaways - excellent. So back in Paihia this July and dined at Greens. Very efficient and friendly service. Beautifully cooked stir-fried chicken and great beef korma arrived very quickly with naan bread. Plates left virtually cupboard clean! This restaurant was busy and deservedly...More

Thank Kerryjay70
Reviewed 1 week ago

always a real test of a restaurant to see how it handles being very busy and does it compromise its food quality and its wait-service? in Green's case it doesn't get compromised at all. Very very good in all areas!! well done!!

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken here by friends and thoroughly enjoyed the good. It looked like an enormous amount of food, but somehow we managed to finish it all. We had sizzling beef, pad Thai, prawn fried rice and chicken stir fry. Each dish was lovely, and...More

1  Thank Sandi K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch and dinner. Both times service was too notch. Food was great too. They serve only Thai during lunch time and Thai and Indian during dinner.

1  Thank Sanjal S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! Can’t stop talking about the food for days. Had great thai and indian choices. Best pad thai! Best place in Paihia

2  Thank toithichsaigon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is absolutely delicious! And lots of variety on the menu. As a vegetarian I was delighted with the amount of choice for me. The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was very nice. It was very busy so clear a local...More

1  Thank Susie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those who enjoy the taste of Indian or Thai food I strongly recommend a visit here. The restaurant is comfortable, clean and quite cosy. Located on the main harbour road it gives quite good views out to the bay. The menu provides a good...More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was craving Thai food so we thought we would give this place a go. It seemed to be always busy. I think they do better Indian food than their Thai food. The wait staff were great but they shouldn't wear there puffer jackets while...More

Thank ShellsfromSnells
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Questions & Answers
14 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from GREENSPAIHIA | Property representative |
Yes we do serve vegetarian food and there are plenty of options.
24 February 2018|
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Response from GREENSPAIHIA | Property representative |
Yes we do serve Jain Food but with very less options. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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