A taste of the Bay of Islands

Paihia Aquarium Restaurant

35° South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar is the perfect place to relax, recharge and unwind. Located over the water on the Paihia waterfront, you experience a taste of the Bay of Island's life. Enjoy dining over the water or grab a drink with us while enjoying stunning sea views. 35° South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar is a family owned and operated restaurant. With a strong connection to the region and the community of the Bay of Islands, we are delighted to welcome you to our place. It has been an adventure full of fun, family, fish, food and the odd fine wine. We love to share this special part of the Bay of Islands with you. We believe in bringing you the freshest produce and line caught fresh fish.

Food & Drink

Situated over the water in the Bay of Islands our menus had to be designed to complement our location and views over the water. Martin Bosley, NZ's most awarded chef & lover of all things seafood has put together a menu that highlights our local shellfish & line caught fish.

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Functions, Events & Parties!

With many fond family memories of hosting fabulous parties & dinners for friends and family as she grew up now Sarah and her team love to bring this same care and attention to your function or event.

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Love a Good Story? Here's ours.

It's been an adventure full of fun, family, fish, food and the odd fine wine. Every single one of us has grown every single day as we continue to share this special part of the Bay of Islands with you and here is our story of how we got from back there to here.

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Upcoming Events

Kids Eat Free!

Dine in on Sunday at 35 Degrees South and receive a free main meal for your child from the childrens menu, with any adult main purchased. Treat your child to today's special! *not available with any other offer or promotion

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Monday – 2 for 1 Mussels

Begin your week with a deal from 35 Degrees South. Purchase two Greenshell Mussel meals and only pay for one! Sit back and enjoy our stunning views with a great meal and beverage. *Not available with any other promotion or offer

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Sweet Tooth Tuesday

Satisfy your sweet tooth on Tuesday with this great deal. Receive 2 desserts for the price of 1 when you purchase any main meal from our menu on Tuesday. Let us take care of you while you are busy making memories at our restaurant.

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Wednesday - Loyalty Double Points

Dine with us on Wednesday night. If you are a part of the Latitude collective, you will receive double points! Too good a deal to miss out on!

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