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Bars & restaurants you don’t want to miss when in the Bay of Islands

—— For good food and good times

Your trip to the Bay of Islands wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Russell and Paihia’s best bars and restaurants.

From craft beer to specialty gins, from tapas to fusion, and from live music to juicy steaks and real good gastropub family meals, you’re spoiled for choice at Tipsy Oyster, Bad Habits and Nauti Penguin.

—— Tipsy Oyster

Got tapas, bloody good burgers, or the best oyster platters in the Bay of Islands on your mind? Tipsy Oyster Tapas and Bar in beautiful Paihia is where it’s at.
It’s your complete beachfront nightlife venue with a popular restaurant and late-night cocktail bar. Come see us and enjoy a cool vibe and happy times. #staytipsy

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—— Food

Flavours of the Bay of Islands

To find exceptional food when visiting the Bay of Islands, there’s no need to look far. When dining out at Tipsy Oyster and Bad Habits in Paihia and Nauti Penguin in Russell, you will find all the culinary delights you’re looking for.

All three of these popular venues are known to provide visitors with so much more than expected. You’ll love it here for the fabulous menus and surprising drinks, all presented by our friendly and knowledgeable staff. Come visit us today!

—— Drinks

Bay of Islands nightlife

If you appreciate good beers, nice wines, fabulous gins and exceptional cocktails or mocktails, Tipsy Oyster, Bad Habits and Nauti Penguin are absolute must-dos when you visit the Bay of Islands.

With so much more on offer than your average pubs, this is where you can enjoy awesome drink specials, special tastings, live music, and have fun with friends or meet new people. We can’t wait to host you!