An exciting social space over the stunning Bay of Islands.

Alongside All Day Dining, Paihia, Bay of Islands

Alongside is an exciting social space situated over the water in the stunning Bay of Islands. There is no place quite like it in Northland and we are proud to be different! While there is an overall laid back, casual feel to the huge decked area, its style and touch of class makes it the perfect place to get together with friends and family for a relaxed bite to eat and a drink to cool down in the beautiful winterless North.

Food & Drink

Our menus have all been designed to complement the superb location and views over the bay. We serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. We are lucky enough to have our fish line caught by local fisherman here in Northland and have it delivered fresh daily ensuring our catch of the day is fresh and tasty.

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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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Alongside is a truely unique venue situated right over the water in the stunning Bay of Islands. Enjoy the feel and backdrop of a beach wedding without the fuss and set-up. Alongside is the perfect place to host your ceremony out overlooking the Islands and enjoy the stunning sunset at your evening

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Our Location

Beautifully located over the water in the heart of Paihia, with spectacular views of the Bay of Island's and daily wharf activity Alongside is open 7 days a week for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Seize a couch and relax back while sipping on a drink on our decks.

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Upcoming Events

Friday Social - with Music by Moondog Blues

Moondog Blues are back at again! Come down and check them out while enjoying some fresh sustainable fish and a drink or two.

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Storytelling with "The Gardener"

Join us for storytelling on the deck at Alongside with "The Gardener" a local Russell favourite. Let the kids get swept away with tales of adventure in far away lands.

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No Peeking Saturday

Curb your curiosity and be surprised with a reward for dining at Alongside on Saturday. What could you receive?

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Repeat Offender Sundays

Treat yourself after a long week with a meal on Sunday. Relax at our beautiful premises located on the waterfront. Spend $100 or more and receive a $20 voucher.

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