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Thai Siam Kaikoura

54 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6992
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (32 reviews)
“coconut rice” (6 reviews)
“larb” (5 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
54 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place can be busy or not depending on the day of the week, with so many construction workers in town. The food is good and is served quickly. The staff are attentive and the view out the window is always interesting. The dining area...More

Thank blueduck49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came as a group and I was quite disappointed. The waiter was absolutely swept off her feet but the business knew we were coming as a big group and should've been ready! She was so good to keep up in my opinion. Food wasn't...More

Thank DamoTravels23
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I were cold and hungry at lunchtime, after scootering up to Kaikoura from North Canterbury. We we're looking for somewhere with great food as well as great coffee to help warm us up. Well Thai Siam ticked the boxes. A very welcoming knowledgeable...More

Thank Donkeylass
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Good service and good quality Thai Food, according to my Thai wife. I was impressed by the old building and the way it had been renovated. Definitely a place to visit

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We went to Thai Siam 2 nights in a row. The waitress Aylsia was excellent. Her knowledge was great of the food she advised us on !! The coconut rice was yummy !! 4 of us visited and all really enjoyed the food Thx Aylsia

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

service was great even though it seemed that every road worker in the area was in there. Little bit noisey/boisterous but ok in general Food was very good, and recommended

Thank CJTM45
McCarthy_Lad, Public Relations Manager at Thai Siam Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Hi CJTM45, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinning experience with us and we hope to welcome you back soon! Thanks, Thai Siam Queenstown Team

Reviewed 5 May 2017

We booked this restaurant after researching on Trip adviser from Melbourne. Glad we did, after 3.5hrs driving from Christchurch to Kaikoura on the inland road we were done. The restaurant was busy and we were greeted with a beautiful smile from the hostess and seated...More

Thank Connexus2
McCarthy_Lad, Public Relations Manager at Thai Siam Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi Connexus, We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and took the time to research Thai Siam Kaikoura before dining with us and we are glad that we lived up to your expectations and hopefully exceeded them :-). We will...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Restaurant was pretty clean and not busy when we visited. First issue was there was no pork available which was what I particularly wanted but we went with chicken dishes. Dishes were fresh but not much chicken and really small portions for $50. Worse still...More

Thank john w
McCarthy_Lad, Public Relations Manager at Thai Siam Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi John, We are sorry to hear of your less than ideal dining experience with us and we will be looking into what happened further. We pride ourselves in ensuring all our guests feel comfortable when dining with us and we are sad to hear...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good place to stop some thai food. It's very busy when we were there but the waiters were very friendly and took really good care of us despite being a bit stressed as their manager had called in sick. We had some really nice food...More

2  Thank Frederik J
McCarthy_Lad, Public Relations Manager at Thai Siam Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi Frederik, Great to hear you choose to dine with us while in Kaikoura and we are pleased that you enjoyed your experience overall with us. We do train our staff to ensure guests are not affected should things not go to plan and we...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

An excellent lunch, we paired the lunch special with entrees from the Alacarte menu,the standard of food was unsurpassable.True Thai at its best would highly recommend a visit.More

1  Thank ShellyAlain
McCarthy_Lad, Manager at Thai Siam Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi Shelly, Thanks for taking the time out of your day to review and share your experience with other fellow travellers and foodies. We love your feedback and we will be sure to pass this on to all our team members including the chef who...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6992
We are focused on serving Fresh and Delicious Thai Cuisine offering a range of dishes from all regions of Thailand. We offer an Extensive menu along with Great service and in comfortable and modern surroundings.
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