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Thai Chef's Restaurant Napier

110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-843 4595
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai food” (18 reviews)
“coconut rice” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
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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
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Welcoming and friendly service. Good menu with plenty of options. Our meals were delicious. Licenced with reasonably choice of wines and beers, and nice atmosphere. Would definitely recommend.

Thank karen c
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This award winning restaurant is a must tray. We had a visit to Napier and were surprised by the food and great atmosphere on offer. The location was great with easy parking and the food was excellent as well as the friendly staff. The taste...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a nice Thai experience - the food is nice and the service good but there is nothing exceptional. Maybe the food is too Anglicised, but we did enjoy our evening anyway.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had to wait an hour for food to arrive and it wasn't even that busy. Food tasted okay though, portions were large but pretty expensive. Good there is a children's area.

Thank W J
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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 13 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
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
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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
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