The Swordy Bar & Bistro – Paihia
With outstanding views over the Bay and extensive photo displays and historic fishing memorabilia, The Swordy Bar & Bistro and the Bay of Islands Swordfish Club in Russell are ideal for an intimate gathering or large group. Both have full bar, restaurant as well as function facilities.

Open 7 days from 4pm
+ Lunch Friday-Sunday, 11.30am-2pm

Paihia Lunch Menu

Paihia Afternoon Menu

Paihia Dinner Menu


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Functions @ The Swordy
Whether you’re planning a wedding, a themed party, a corporate event, a fishing competition or celebrating a birthday, we can help you create the perfect occasion to suit your requirements.

With stunning views over the Bay, The Swordy Bar & Bistro is an ideal location for both an intimate gathering or a large group function.

To arrange your next function or party, please contact our Club Manager – or simply fill in our function inquiry form.


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Function inquiry form