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Benjarong Thai Restaurant - Howick

87 Picton Street, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-533 9568
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (4 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
87 Picton Street, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This used to be a favourite, but we were shocked at the prices. Average price for mains were $33. Prices are 1/3 more than most great Thai restaurants in Auckland. Just feel sorry for the people who live in Howick. The food was average. The...More

Thank Sue485
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We have eaten here many, many times and it's always brilliant. It's been a Howick institution for a long time and long may it continue. It's certainly not cheap but you get what you pay for and the food and service are first rate.

Thank David M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The food was much better than the experience we had last time and the portions were fairly decent. The Larb deserves a mention

1  Thank Punit M
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We were recommended to come here by family and wow it didn't disappoint our expectations. Very friendly service and atmosphere. We ordered take away and our meal was ready within 15 minutes. We got two dishes both vegetarian and were surprised at how generous the...More

Thank Aleisha K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

been here heaps it is a family favourite for Thai food. Staff are friendly, food is great and atmosphere always good

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Visited while on holiday with friends who were working in Auckland on a 3 year contract. This is a bring your own bottle restaurant, so we popped in to the supermarket a few blocks away to get a bottle of red and bottle of white...More

Thank Grumpygitt2
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We were a party of four, and so chose the Bangkok Set. Our entree was a combination with a bit of everything- 4 pieces each, just right. The mains consisted of 5 different dishes and rice, ranging from Duck to Seafood. I can say that...More

Thank grantm50
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The food here is really really good. Intimate atmosphere, very friendly staff. They do have a good house wine and a good choice of beers. Service is good not too long of a wait. We have been return customers several times and would highly recommend.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing Duck red Thai curry - at the heart of the pretty Howick village. Strongly recommended, portions are generous so you need to be hungry.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We had take out from Benjarong having not eaten from here for a few years and we were very impressed with the food. The restaurant was very busy which is a great sign

Thank Martin0NZ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Picton Street, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Howick
  • Phone Number: +64 9-533 9568
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