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Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, International, Thai
78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5555
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai food” (17 reviews)
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New Zealand, International, Thai, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant
1. Absolute Bay views
"I can safely say this was an AMAZING meal. "
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2. Authentic Thai Chefs
" firmly in my Top 5 ever and I have eaten in 3-500 globally. "
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3. Something for everyone
" I would rate the food served to us on our night here top notch."
Brenda B
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Reviews (283)
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Got here at about 6:50 pm Thursday 12th October and walked out after about 25 - 30 mins of waiting .... asked to wait for a table to be 'cleared' and given tow menus at seats where people wait for take out, whilst the two...More

1  Thank kimmyevo
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear kimmyevo I apologise for your experience. Sometimes things go wrong and it appears that that is what happened that night. Knowing the date helps to understand the underlying problem, which we had with a staff member that night. That person resigned at the end...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant to its amazing food, views and friendly staff, it's absolutely divine!!! A must visit in beautiful Paihia

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely ambience, lovely setting, excellent friendly obliging staff. Sadly the food was lacking in taste for a real authentic Thai experience.More

Thank homedreams
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi homedreams Thank you for your review. Your comment regarding the lack of authentic Thai flavour puzzles me, given the food is cooked by Thai chefs. I also note that this is the only restaurant you have ever reviewed, so there is no other Thai...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to get a table by the front window overlooking the lovely Bay of Island water views. We didn't realise that we could have brought a BYO bottle of wine (corkage was $5.50/bottle), otherwise we would have. The beer we ordered was warm...More

Thank ChrisandDavid2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Menu good, does not offer BYO but will accept it if you ask or just turn up with your BYO. Food OK to good, service a bit lackadaisical. Prices quite good.More

Thank cdscons
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi cdscons Thank you for your review. However a bit puzzled by your comment regarding BYO. We have always offered this option to our diners for wine only. Many of our guests bring their own wine choices to the restaurant. Thank you for dining with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a warm friendly greeting.Had a nice table by the window overlooking the sea.Good choice of meals and plenty of gluten free options.Food was very tasty.Highly recommended

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Went for some Oriental food tonight and found Amazing Thai restaurant. We had the whole snapper with tamarind and chilli sauce. It also came with a variety of vegetables and was delicious. For a whole fish it was priced very well. The Thai seafood salad...More

Thank Patrick L
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Hi Patrick L Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed you meal with us. I was a little surprised by your comments regarding the salad as we have never had a comment like that. All restaurants do their presentations in different ways...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

They had four of us for dinner, all meals were cooked to perfection, drinks replenished as required had a nice evening.

Thank Graeme C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

So happy we chose this place to dine, very friendly staff and this is the first Thai restaurant I have been to that actually had a really descent amount of chicken in my green chicken curry. , (mostly veges with a frugal amount of chicken)....More

Thank misfortune2014
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Restaurant is amazing, it serves absolutely outstanding food that will satisfy anyone, my favorite dish is the sweet and sour pork, it is some of the best food in town.

Thank Scatter B
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Questions & Answers
22 February 2017|
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Response from JoAndTed | Property representative |
absolutely! we don't do delivery at the moment but you can wither come to the restaurant and ordee or phone an order in on 09 402 5555. hope this helps and happy dining! Joanne
13 January 2017|
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Response from JoAndTed | Property representative |
Hi The hours are 11.00 am to 2.30 pm and 5.00 pm to late. They have just been updated on TripAdvisor yesterday. Thanks for asking and we look forward to seeing you Jo, Ted and the team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 5555
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This fabulous restaurant in the Bay of Islands has absolute bay views.We offer European breakfast, European and Thai lunches, and Thai dinners. We also cater for those who think they don't like Thai food, offering plainer options. Amazing Thai is fully licenced and can cater for large groups of up to 110 people. The food is very fresh and cooked to order by authentic Thai chefs. . We also have available a limited KIDS ONLY menu for those fussy eaters. Conferencing facilities are available within the restaurant
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