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Thai Tekapo

State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6998
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (16 reviews)
“green curry” (10 reviews)
“soy chicken” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was surprisingly some of the best Thai food I have had. Great views from the restaurant. The meals are served quickly with a happy friendly waitress.

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Very tasty, good portions and at a good price! On a cold day, this is a great option. Friendly staff and an awesome view over Tekapo

Thank Natalieaf
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Flying visit on my way home to Christchurch. The dumplings were good but the stir fried veggies lacked any kind of crunch or freshness. Service was pleasant and fast. I was sat next to the window which was a bit cold and draughty.

Thank William G
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

After a big day trekking around mt cook we were keen for an easy takeaway option which are rare in lake tekapo. The tofu red curry was really good and good value for money but the chicken chili and basil was pretty average. Recommend but...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Take-away Thai dishes $113 for 6 adults. Distinct lack of meat, and only a very few fresh vegetables. Shrimp wontons a joke! Try elsewhere.

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Place was packed when we arrived but we were still able to get a table. Service was pretty good considering the amount of diners in the restaurant. Food was tasty and not too expensive. There is not a lot to chose from in Tekapo and...More

Thank Daisy_from_Oz
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love Thai food so much. We have tried so many Thai restaurants and I have visited Thailand many times as well. Unfortunately this food was the worst we have ever experienced. The food did not resemble Thailands fresh flavors. The beef...More

Thank miwako h
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Importantly this simple restaurant offers great value for money, with ample serves and tasty Thai food. I can't vouch for the Korean part of the menu, but we were pleased with the flavours and quantity of the Thai dishes which we selected. Service was friendly,...More

Thank NL2210
Reviewed 25 April 2017

There weren't many options in Tekapo, especially while we were there on Easter Sunday. We tried this place figuring it would be mediocre, but fine. Unfortunately it didn't even live up to those standards. I ordered a vegetable curry dish that was mediocre, but way...More

2  Thank nachty
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

One of the worst meals I've had in recent memory, and still paying for it. I decided to try out Thai Tekapo due to the limited options open at 5pm in Tekapo, despite how pricey the menu seemed. I ordered basil and chili stir fry...More

2  Thank Abby S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Lake Tekapo
  • Phone Number: +64 3-680 6998
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