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Splash Bar - CLOSED

50 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5069
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible20%
9 Mar 2016
“Staff so rude ”
8 Mar 2016
“New Owner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
50 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Went to this bar as it has a lovely location over the seafront. Upon arrival the American bar lady was extremely rude. We initially asked if then had mussels and she rudely replied "we are simply a bar" (FYI they do serve food here) ....More

Thank Tara L
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Bar has a new owner. They are getting to grips with the bar, but the atmosphere is far more pleasant. Food is going back to more pub grub which is great. Craig is very convivial so hope the bar does well as it is in...More

Thank Ned2011
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Be sure to visit here - great atmosphere overlooking the beach while enjoying yummy fish and chips. We were told this cafe has recently changed hands and name - the hosts were lovely and I would definitely recommend both the Happy Hour and then stay...More

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We stopped during happy hour and shared a nacho plate and beers. Then shared the fish and chips and had more beers. Great service, great food and great view, right on the ocean front. Even though it was pouring with rain, there was plenty of...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Visiting from WA and called in twice as the atmosphere was great and location superb. New owners had only been there 8 days but were on the ball, friendly and very helpful. If you don't enjoy this place you must be old and frumpy, we...More

Thank Courtenay47
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This restaurant / bar sits over the water and covers a large expanse with very modern white furniture and now has a cover over it plus high glass walls which cut the ocean breeze down considerable whilst still retaining the stunning views. We only stayed...More

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Ouch. Went here for pizza to share. As everyone else has said..... $2 pizzas jazzed up. Ours was cold. Didn't bother complaining, didn't eat it, just left. Lack of customers and no lights on for people dining should have been the giveaway. Never ever again.

Thank nztraveller134
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Very nice setting with good views. we called in for a drink with friends. It is more a burger and chip place but the meals we saw looked good served on boards.

Thank LyndyNZ
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Great service good size severs perfect view had trouble leaving Prices reasonable both drinks and food Fun

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Our visit coincided with their first week and wow.. great food, friendly proprietors and really good value with a view!!

Thank Natalie B
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand (Formerly Mako Beach Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 5069
Description
Rayz on the Bay Pub Food & Bar located on Paihia's waterfront serving up New Zealand & international beers, watch all your sport LIVE with us, wine & dine your self with simple fresh local food from seafood to salads & everyones favorite crispy fish n chips & classic hamburgers overlooking Russell & the bay, family friendly & fun for all ages.
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