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Thai Chef's Restaurant Napier

110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-843 4595
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai food” (18 reviews)
“coconut rice” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wife and I love Thai food. We travel extensively in nZ and have eaten at Thai restaurants all over the place. This one had always been reliable, authentic with great staff and lovely décor. Highly recommend especially the "Sexy little duck"

Thank Minstrel2013
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We overnighted in Napier & discovered this wonderful restaurant, we walked in without a reservation & the young guy on reception quickly found the 4 of us a table even though they were clearly quite busy. The same person waited on our table & his...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had a takeaway. It was delivered quickly and our order was correct. We had pad Thai with crispy pork, green curry chicken, rice and two rotis. The rotis were the worst I've had. They were hard and tasted like cake and were not the...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We took Granddad with his walking frame and all, the staff went out of there way to make him comfortable and changed tables to suit easier access without being asked. Food is always fantastic here but this time I think the service topped it.

Thank Faudemer
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This restaurant was catering for take-aways as well as seated guests, so was very busy, but staff were friendly and helpful and service good. Food excellent

Thank Loreen B
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A great family dining experience. The restaurant is well set out and the atmosphere when full is great. The menu is extensive and the food very yummy. Great service from well trained staff. A great night out.

Thank Mark152014
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Being back in Napier NZ we went for a Thai meal on our daughter's recommendation. Included in our group were a 13 month baby and a 5 year old: No problem with a high chair and the 5 year old was automatically given drawings and...More

Thank 4Nige
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We got carry out and took it back to the hotel. We got Pad Thai and a type of rice/spring roll and they were both good. It's nothing over the top compared to other asian restaurants we've tried in the states, but it was very...More

Thank Lasseter4242
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful looking thai restaurant. The staff are very nice and professional. But the meals are very very very expensive. We have been to a few thai places and this place has charged double for not even that good of food. The pork was...More

Thank oz3ya
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The best Thai restaurant my husband and I have visited so far. As soon as we stepped in the door we felt comfortable and welcomed. My husband (a solid samoan man) always likes to ask advice on what the waitress or waiter thinks will fill...More

Thank Anne P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We would like to make an appt to meet with Napier Thai Chefs OWNER please???
21 October 2016|
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Response from NattachaiChang | Property representative |
Hi I am away until the end of December. Any matter please see the manager.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-843 4595
  • E-mail
Most Award Thai Restaurant in Napier - The Thai Chef's restaurant was awarded "Thai Select" PREMIUM by the Thai Prime Minister H.E. Yingluck Shinawatra on March 24, 2013 in recognition of their high quality and authenticity of Royal Thai Cuisine.

Now you be the Judge.....Deliveries & TakeoutsFully licensed.Lunch Tuesday to FridayDinner 7 nights