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Herbs & Spice Thai Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Eruera Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-346 8111
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank goodness once again for TA! This little Thai restaurant was just over the road from our hotel and had such good comments we thought we'd give it a go. Great choice, the dishes were freshly cooked, gentle on the spices but extremely tasty. One very busy lady at front of house and a very busy chef out back, it... More 

Thank Marion S
Eugene, Oregon
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204 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all the poor woman waiting on our area of tables ran her butt off. Though we did have to wait over 15 minutes before she took our drink order. She spoke English with a heavy Asian ascent at a frenetic pace. She wrote our order down in lightning speed then ran off for some other task that was... More 

Thank RFA2249
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to the movies and arrived a little late but that was no problem. We were starving but the starters were on the table really quickly - The lady who served us is so attentive she really is lovely. We did BYO which is great and the kids loved their Pad Thai and Thai green curry. Highly recommend... More 

Thank Linda R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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308 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to Nok and her boss for two really good evening meals. Pleasant atmosphere, easy location (parking in the evening if needed) and toilets on the level which were clean and tidy. Wheelchair toilet access is possible in the ladies so buckle up gents and ask nicely. A good menu which was not extensive enough to cause problems. Very... More 

Thank PatandAustin
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been for a few Thai Meals in Rotoura, this has gota be the best, food is fresh and full of flavour. Me and girlfriend had the chicken satay and corn cakes for entrees, these were fab! Then I had some Tom Yum Soup, which is probably one of the best I've had.Then for mains we had a green curry and... More 

Thank Chapmans4g
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best tom yum soup and fried rice we've ever had! Fresh ingredients. Great service and atmosphere. We'll definitely come back for more!

Thank jadipat
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wanted a quick and tasty Thai lunch in Rotorua with Family. Good service, great food. Good range of food for lunch. Will definitely stop and eat here again. Thanks.

Thank BJGannonNZ
Rotorua District, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The food looks good and tastes fantastic.The service is outstanding, I would have no problem in recommending this restaurant to anyone that likes Thai food.

Thank michellewa111
Rotorua, New Zealand
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is our favourite Thai restaurant. Intimate setting for couples and also great for families. The food is delicious, service is awesome and attentive. They do the best mixed entree in town. 5 stars all the way.

Thank jimollie
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great food, lovely ambience, great service by Nok. She was pleasant, cheerful and helped us with deciding what dishes to get. The food was fantastic! if you are looking for authentic thai food and flavours, this is the place to go! five stars!

Thank amy s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eruera Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-346 8111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?