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.
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.
"Absolutely loved it! Beautiful view, great wine and the food was excellent. I had the market grill fish and I just about..."
"We have enjoyed many happy meals, drinks, coffee at Alongside Paihia when we have been the Bay of Islands. Love the seat..."
"What a great place to relax and have some lunch and a drink. Perfect weather while we were there which made it even bett..."
"Went here on Monday with a visitor and was so impressed! amazing spot. the food and service was impeccable! Will be back..."
"Arrived in Paihia late Saturday afternoon. .Had drinks and nibbles in Alongside. Were so impressed with food, service an..."
"We had the pleasure of visiting alongside last week for a late lunch and were served by the lovely Emily, we had the sna..."
"This cafe is beautiful. Right on the water and the views are stunning. Coffee and food is amazing. Big comfy seats to si..."
"Had the 'fish of the day' and was the best fish dishes I have ever eaten. Great location looking over the gorgeous bay. ..."
"The amazing view, location and ambience, cute friendly waiters,delicious food and wonderful couches - this place makes m..."
"A fantastic setting on the water, comfy seating, could sit here all day! Really good coffee, latte always nice and hot. ..."
"Loved this restaurant from the minute we arrived.The restaurant is on the wharf with beautiful views over the harbour. T..."
"My word, sun came out to play and we loved this place. On the water Gorgeous views, great service Chilled beersies ..."
"This venue is situated on the beach (what a view!) and is an outdoor restaurant and bar. There are beautiful glasses pan..."