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Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant

237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-358 3095
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (87 reviews)
“prawn cakes” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Simply the Best!!
"Not only was the service impeccable, the food was absolutely the best"
Kathy L
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2. Highly recommended
"Blue Elephant rates as best in service and food that have experienced"
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3. my favorite Thai restaurant
"the service was excellent, very friendly staff, food was amazing"
Yujin L
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1 - 10 of 648 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only the food was so delicious but we felt like everyone took care us and very friendly. Everybody have to try and will love it

Thank Wirasinee C
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Excellent setting and seating. Cosy and comfortable with excellent hosts and waiting staff. Food was out of this world. Highly recommend to everyone!

1  Thank Rick M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good services,good taste of foods. I like this restaurant too much because It’s so beautiful and the taste of foods is so nice.

Thank Jee W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Blue Elephant yesterday and WOW. The staff are welcoming and super friendly. The spring roll starter was very tasty indeed. I shared two mains; the prawn green curry and the blue elephant spicy pork favourite. Both dishes were packed full of flavour. Exquisite. Can't...More

Thank Chloe L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely the best thaifood in New Zealand. Maybe prizy but curry (red) and seafood-cashew-stir fry was so good! Size of meals were also huge and service, remarkable!

Thank Tapio H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fist of all this place is pretty much impossible to stumble upot unless you are looking for it, which is a shame becuse I am sure many have missed a truly stellar Thai experience. From the moment you walk in and greeted by the beautiful...More

1  Thank Eric P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden away, a great find, very good food & very helpful staff. Thank you trip advisor keep the recommendations coming folks,

1  Thank lizt262016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I both love Thai food so during a recent visit to Auckland we read about Blue Elephant on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. We are so glad we did. It is a small restaurant in the nearby village...More

Thank randomMA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The red curry and pad Thai were outstanding. The green curry had more of a basil flavour than I was familiar with but it was still very tasty. The service was outstanding. I would highly recommend the Blue Elephant restaurant.

1  Thank Marj O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place whilst working in Auckland as a group of ten, service was good, food was fantastic, everyone received what they ordered and in good time, nothing was to hard for the staff, highly recommend when in Auckland. We always recommend staff who visit...More

1  Thank Micky681127
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Questions & Answers
Sohail D
27 June 2017|
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Response from Wayne B | Property representative |
Sorry we don't do Halal food
21 March 2016|
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Response from Wayne B | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. All menus with prices are on our website which can be easily found on the internet - I am not allowed website links on this site. Regards
2 September 2015|
Response from Wayne B | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. Our whole menu is on our website (as it is forbidden to have urls in this answer, you can find our website by searching for Blue Elephant Parnell. If you have any further questions please contact... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-358 3095
  • E-mail
Auckland's taste sensation in a warm cosy atmosphere with great service. Whether for a romantic dinner or lunch, a catch up with friends or family or for business entertainment, we can cater for your needs. With seating capacity maxing out at around 40 to 50 (depending on seating arrangements), it is advisable to make a telephone reservation. The restaurant also offers great wines, cocktails, beers and a nice selection of teas. Open 7 nights (closed public holidays)
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