Eat and Drink

Zane Grey’s Restaurant and Bar

Perfectly situated on Paihia’s waterfront in the stunning Bay of Islands, Zane Grey’s Restaurant and Bar celebrates everything there is to love about Northland.  The ultimate in choice with casual all-day dining at The Dock or refined evening dining within The Aquarium.

Country Foods Cafe

Country Food Cafe offers delicious country-styled in a peaceful and restful picnic spot beside the Utakura River at Snow’s Picnic Spot on the Pou Herenga Tai Twin Coast Cycle Trail.

Boulder Cafe

Located at Wairere boulders; a world unique geological phenomenon, right here in Northland. Well marked walking trails take you through the boulder valley and native bush. The trails follow bridges, boardwalks and stairs, under and over the boulders and take from 40 minutes to 2 hours. We have our own bush pool swimming hole and …

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Pompallier Mission and Printery

Five minutes’ walk from the wharf at Russell, distinctly French in style built in 1842 and set in award winning gardens, originally housed a printery where Church texts were translated to te reo Māori, then printed and bound.

The Mint

Delightful dining in the historic bank in Kaikohe.

Charlottes Kitchen

Charlottes Kitchen established in 2015 is relatively new to the dining scene in Paihia and brings a fresh approach to dining – with a killer view right at the end of the Wharf in Paihia, Bay of Islands!

The Duke Marlborough Hotel

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel has a history dating back to 1827 starting its life as an unlicensed grog shop. Located on the Russell Waterfront has quality accommodation, an award winning restaurant and amazing sunsets.

Opua General Store

Espresso coffee, daily fresh baked bread, lunch bar and bakery treats, cold drinks and ice creams on the special deck area out over the water.

39 Gillies Street

The “HUB” for all things cycle friendly – park your bike, fix a puncture, free WiFi or to simply consume delicious handmade treats and coffee.

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Visiting the award-winning Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Museum of Waitangi are an absolute ‘must-do’ for visitors and locals alike. Great food and gift shop as well.

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