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TukTuk Bangkok Thai Restaurant

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19 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been coming to the Tuk Tuk now since it opened in Russell. What a refreshing restaurant to enjoy whilst in town. Opens early for lunch and into the night for dinner. Takeaway options are readily available as well. We love the curries in particular the green chicken curry with authentic flavour, chilli and Thai aubergine served with Jasmine... More 

Thank Jason G
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat here always when I'm up in Russel. The food is really good. Even my Thai Partner likes it. This is not always the case when we go to Thai restaurants. It's also a change after the other places you can find in Russel.

Thank MichaNZ
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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116 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

For whatever reason this place was recommended to us. We went with high hopes. This little turn of the century building (within keeping with the general beauty of Russell) has been redecorated with a Thai theme, and the feeling is really nice. The food however is so blah, I was unsure if it was just a bad night. To top... More 

Thank Margaret O
Waikerie, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Experience, Ordered by phone ready in 10 and made to perfection. Generous serves at very affordable price. Wish we could have stayed longer for more.

Thank Peter K
East Midlands
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173 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant. I had the set lunch menu pad thai and it was fresh, plentiful and good. Service was friendly and discreet and price very reasonable and value for money. Good setting on the main street in Russell.

Thank JoEastMidlands
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, brilliant host in Charlie with a dry sense of humour, food was excellent and well priced. Would highly recommend all to visit

Thank sfrayner56
N.S.W. Australia
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159 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Indifferent service although we had booked. The meal was pleasant but with no wow factor as the owners wife is the cook possibly the food has been dummed down to appeal to a wider selection of patrons rather than those who have been lucky enough to eat good Thai. A brisk takeaway running and lots of locals being greeted by... More 

Thank Killcare
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

great little Thai restaurant.. we only had a snack but it was all fresh and had a lovely ale too... great service and very friendly

Thank 1953nigel
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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389 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The menu is quite extensive, and we all enjoyed our meal. Waiting time was acceptable. All spoilt for us by a sour waitress and scowly msnsger, who totally rebuffed any attempts to engage them and ignored our comments about how good the food was. We will not go there again.

Thank HKinsey
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Checked the board and decided to stop for lunch - was accosted as I looked for the washroom, but ok when said I would eat there! Not the friendliest place but the lunch time special was great, very tasty, hot and a good portion.

Thank Supergranbee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell

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