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Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant

237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-358 3095
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (79 reviews)
“crispy pork” (12 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely red duck curry in a very authentic feeling restaurant - run by Thai people including a Thai chef. My colleague had a beautiful pad thai. Great wine list as well.

Thank catherinek47
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Blue Elephant for a business lunch. The service/menu was outstanding. I had the chicken pad thai and it was one of the best chicken pad thai's that I have ever had. I will definately be back!

1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely one to visit. We didn't book but I recommend you do. We were lucky to get a table. Service is friendly and authentic. Food is lovely and really good portions. Only down side - the huge hill we had to walk up to get...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is authentic Thai food, i went to have lamp Masaman curry which was very good test as same as Thai. I am highly recommence this restaurant to try it when you come to Auckland.

1  Thank Sunchai T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was amazing. Friendly staff. Food was good, but not the best Thai I've ever had for the price, but still really good.

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely flavoursome food. Karen and her team are efficient and friendly. It can get popular so best to book.

1  Thank Mo0o0o
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 6 on a Friday night was no problem - surprisingly given its rating, it wasn't packed. Perhaps because it's a bit hard to find? Generally everything was good but not excellent. Service friendly and attentive; atmosphere traditional Thai and nice and warm;...More

Thank wayne_isc
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

One winter night we were really hungry... We selected top Asian cuisine for our dinner from Tripadvisor. As Asian tourist, we love Asian food for sure. Blue Elephant is located in the main road in the dining district in Auckland. Lovely buidling we also can...More

2  Thank MSukrisman
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I really recommend this restaurant if you would like to try authentic Thai food, especially prawns pad thai. The lovely staff was friendly.

2  Thank Palm C
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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$10 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • 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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