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Thai Chef's Restaurant New Plymouth

201 Devon Street East | Cbd, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 1535
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (23 reviews)
“crispy pork” (5 reviews)
“roti” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Devon Street East | Cbd, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Really nice Thai meal at very reasonable prices. Had a good beverage selection with polite wait service staff. The entre wasn't me but it was the best beef yellow curry meal I have had in any Thai restaurant.

1  Thank Murray T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We dined here on Saturday night as a group of 8. The service was good and the staff were polite and helpful when asked questions. The atmosphere was welcoming and the restaurant was clean and nicely decorated; especially liked the table cloths. Our food was...More

1  Thank SandK91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

the food is amazing. the service is also amazing. highly reccomend. quick service. love that we got a spring roll while we waited. just yummmmm

2  Thank 763stephm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have noticed that when the restaurant is busy, the food suffers, so we avoid this place when it is busy on a Friday or Saturday night. The stuffed mushrooms are always good, but the Larb, Beef Salad, and Basil Chicken are our favourities

1  Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 4 May 2018

5 of us booked for dinner on a Friday and it was just as well as most of the tables were filled after about 1/2 hour. Service was good and the food very tasty. We are used to having Thai food served in individual dishes...More

1  Thank lomos14
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Just found the dishes too sweet, and the seafood not fresh and overcooked. The best dish was the duck, as it wasn't as sweet, and I liked the look of the restaurant. For the prices I was expecting better flavour balance and fresh ingredients.

1  Thank isotoped n
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and quick service. The Chicken Marsala and Chicken cashew were particularly good. Comfortable surroundings for dining

1  Thank graeme638
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We just popped in on the off chance on a Saturday night of a table being available, and were lucky enough to be seated straight away. The food was some of the best Thai we have tasted, and will definitely be back.

1  Thank BatRat
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Fast service. But pork was over cooked and both the pork and chicken dishes were overpowered by ginger. Nice decor so I expected decent chopsticks not wooden disposables with wood splinters. BYO Corkage was $4.50 !!! Per glass !!! Outrageous. Prices a bit on the...More

1  Thank kazaq
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Great food, finally great tasting and very spicy made food for people who request it. Apsolutely loved 3 alcoholics bloody hot

1  Thank Jelena Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Devon Street East | Cbd, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand (Formerly Thai Chef)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 1535
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The Famous Award Thai restaurant in New Plymouth - The Thai Chef's restaurant was awarded the prestige "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...... We deliver to most motels in New Plymouth, but Takeouts available.BYO Wine only as well as fully licensed.Private Function up to 60 people.Extensive premium winelists at reasonable price.
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