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Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant

237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-358 3095
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (78 reviews)
“crispy pork” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 654 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful Thai restaurant. Would definitely recommend the Spicy vegetarian noodles, if you enjoy spice. Price is moderate but decent meals. The staff are extremely nice and thoughtful of your dietary requirements (i.e vegetarian/vegan) Good atmosphere for a lovely dinner. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 6 days ago

High profile, authentic thai cusine. Restaurant is rather small but atmosphere is great. Food is absolutely delish.

Thank Kristina3399
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little spot in Parnell. We all had amazing meals. I had the green curry and was one of the best I've had. Great atmosphere. Tucked away a bit so people might not find it straight away but has a nice relaxed atmosphere and great...More

Thank rachyrach99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Parnell for a couple of weeks in May and visited Blue Elephant one evening. The service was very good, fast and friendly. We had 2 starters - thai prawn cakes and chicken satay and as mains we had pad thai and red...More

Thank msgtoelina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant last week witg my friends. I ordered cashew nut chicken, it was beautiful!!! I really like it!!!

Thank Tetey12345
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a restaurant! Best thai food I've ever had. In fact, even better than in Thailand. The servings were really big, and nicely decorated on the plates. The restaurant itself was really genuine, suitable and cozy. The staff were really service minded and took...More

Thank Hanna R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great selection and full of flavour. Lovely authentic atmosphere and very friendly staff. The yellow curry was super delicious

Thank taans006
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Cannot be the best Thai restaurant in Auckland as rated.Haven't tried others but this is definitely not exceptional. Location and kindness of the service are definitely appreciatable, yet food, other then the curries, is mediocre and far overpriced for compared to the quality.

Thank david s
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome food, friendly staff! Right in the beach in mission bay.. a great place to take visitors! Love Thai food but only when it's done right and these guys are awesome!! So fresh :) will be back

Thank LeoMarks89
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, loved the food and the atmosphere. Affordable and excellent service. Overall a great place to eat some Thai food.

Thank Maricruz G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the range of the price in the restaurant? for example for a Tomyum soup? and how much is it going to cost for two person in New Zealand Dollar
22 March 2016|
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Response from Wayne B | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. All menus with prices are on our website which can be easily found on the internet - I am not allowed website links on this site. Regards
Hi there, can you tell me exactly what vegan dishes I can get? Many thanks
2 September 2015|
Response from Wayne B | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. Our whole menu is on our website (as it is forbidden to have urls in this answer, you can find our website by searching for Blue Elephant Parnell. If you have any further questions please contact... More
kim s
Do you do gift vouchers, I live in England and I want it as a gift for my son who is in Auckland.
13 June 2015|
Response from Wayne B | Property representative |
Hi Kim We do vouchers but only purchasable from our restaurant I'm afraid. Kind regards Wayne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-358 3095
  • E-mail
Auckland's taste sensation in a warm cosy atmosphere with great service. Whether for a romantic dinner or lunch, a catch up with friends or family or for business entertainment, we can cater for your needs. With seating capacity maxing out at around 40 to 50 (depending on seating arrangements), it is advisable to make a telephone reservation. The restaurant also offers great wines, cocktails, beers and a nice selection of teas. We also have a nice under cover outdoor area.
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