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Tuk Tuk Thai Kitchen Cafe Restaurant

39 Paekakariki Hill Road | Pauatahanui, Porirua 5381, New Zealand
+64 4-260 3888
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry puffs” (10 reviews)
“pad thai” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Paekakariki Hill Road | Pauatahanui, Porirua 5381, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our party of 10 plus one child arrived for a 6.30 booking on a Wednesday night. The car park was close to full and most tables were occupied. Service was unhurried but we were in a relaxed mood. Our initial orders of drinks were provided...More

Thank FoxtonFoodies
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered the curry puffs (very yum but could have had another 1/2 for the price) & Spicy noodle + massaman curry for mains which were both delicious! Also loved the roti.

Thank Dee_7326
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely dinner here after seeing a movie at the nearby Lighthouse Cinema. The staff were really friendly and the decor is great - rustic and cozy with wooden tables, Thai artwork etc. The good was good. We had curry puffs to starts,...More

Thank Bexofwellington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is easily the best Thai restaurant in Wellington region. Great food. Authentic taste and very interactive owners. Highly recommended. The taste is the closest to what you get in Thailand.

Thank Atinder B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner with my lovely colleagues. we all enjoyed our meals, totally delicious as usual. Service was great. It was a very cold night and the restaurant could have been warmer, but I did dress for the conditions so not a problem really for me but...More

Thank Eileen007_12
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely authentic feeling and tasting Thai restaurant. I had the drunken noodles medium hot and it had a decent kick to it while still having great flavour. My husband had the ginger vege dish which was fresh tasting and delicious. The plates...More

Thank kiwivegan
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This restaurant ticks all the boxes. Great location, welcoming staff and has a lovely warm atmosphere. But most of all the food was outstanding. Totally recommend and will definitely be back.

Thank welingtonanna
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Such great and delicious food .. and such a bad service. How can a restaurant not be aware of it? The staff seems to fulfil only their duty of bringing you the menu and later on the food in a joyless manner and they are...More

1  Thank Nina L
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We were there for a friend's birthday so in a big group of about 20. All given menus to choose what we wanted then when the waitress came to take orders said to order four mains that we all could share. One person was gluten-free...More

Thank Chrismish
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Wow what a fantastic meal we had. We had a mix of starters which we shared. For main course I went for the yellow curry which was the best I’ve ever had! Our friends went for the stir fry which looked good and apparently was...More

1  Thank Terri-and-Co-2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Paekakariki Hill Road | Pauatahanui, Porirua 5381, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Porirua
  • Phone Number: +64 4-260 3888
Authentic Thai made with a passion for real Thai food. Nothing worse than going to a Thai Restaurant and not getting an authentic Thai meal as expected. Here at Tuk Tuk Thai we will ensure that every dish is as authentic as you would get back in Thailand. We are very proud of our authenticity, in a relax and friendly environment. Great food with friendly staff and beautiful surroundings.
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