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130 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 0111
18:00 - 21:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a truly great meal here tonight. I had the beef and it was perfectly cooked: the whole meal was a work of art. We also had a few complementary olives to start with, some fresh warm bread (for the first time in New Zealand) and a taster of salmon and cream cheese croquette. We also were given a... More 

1 Thank ChrisJ69
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A mouthwatering meander through tantalising tastes, the perfect end to a perfect day, can't wait for a repeat performance, highly recommended. Well prepared, well presented and served with a smile

Thank Tim O
Hong Kong, China
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a "fine dining" restaurant in Paihia and were not disappointed with Proviner. The service was excellent. The food was absolutely divine. Every dish just melted in your mouth. I had seared scallop entree and for main the pan roasted duck breast. My husband chose the Hendricks gin cured salmon entree and slow braised pork for main.... More 

Thank Jude N
Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small restaurant located within the Paihia Beach Resort and Spa, with access from the street also. It has a really lovely setting, is elevated from the street, with outlook over the beautiful bay, and beside the resort's pool and patio area. You can dine indoor or beside the pool. We have dined at Provenir while staying at... More 

Thank DocJazzandProfGazz
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meal is well.presented. Very good service. The dessert is very well balanced and not too rich, best berry sorbet ever. Complementary bread, yellow fin tuna, macaron. The restaurant is located at waterfront, fantastic view. We are.impressed with the presentation and the well balanced combination.

Thank Lusi H
München, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best restaurant during our New Zealand trip so far. Very imaginative cuisine. Everything is redefined with an exquisite taste. Service was perfect. The only critique: the wine by the glass list could have a larger local choice. It is not cheap, but good value for money, unlike some similarly priced places in the area.

Thank Britta K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called in, attracted by comments that we had seen on tripadvisor. Delicious food, excellent staff. We hope to return .

Thank Glenys L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Provenir as a celebration of 45 years married .. could not have been better, service, ambience and of course the food and wine matches that made it very special.

Thank Bricey7
Camden NSW
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a most pleasant experience for an evening meal at this superb and classy restaurant. We dined here as a "Treat" on our last evening in Paihia and we were certainly well satisfied with this establishment. Wonderful Food with great selections. Presentation was 5 star with complimentary dishes along the course of the evening. Do yourself a favour. Forget... More 

1 Thank travelbugged10
Western Australia, Australia
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Fantastic outlook, fantastic food, fantastic service. There we little things included that arrived complimentary that wre a pleasnat surprise. Dont go past this place.

Thank Holiday0610

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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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