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Ruan Thai

71 Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-521 9504
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (7 reviews)
“curries” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
71 Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Usually my favourite Asian food is Japanese, but this was the second "Asian" restaurant we visited within a week, that go way beyond the limits of just Thai or just Chinese and etc. offering food favourites from Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and China, at least. I...More

Thank Jqqls
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Last time I went to this place it was Ruan Thai, it's either under new ownership or had a name change, either way it was like going to a different place all together. Parking is right next door, very convenient. We went with a group...More

1  Thank Ursh503
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Well to expensive for meal...service is good but meals simple ....US owner is crap!!! Own next door aswell, Food is to sweet not real thai. 3 out of 10

1  Thank Tk-House
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We used to live in Auckland before moving down to Wellington a couple of years ago. Ruan Thai was where the missus and I used to go all the time. Food were very nice, staff were very friend, good wine selections to match the spiciness...More

Thank GuessTimatoR
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great meals and awesome surroundings, lovely staff and nice tasting meals... fantastic place to be friends and enjoy a night out

Thank Ustwoguys
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Just had a very pleasant meal at Ruan Thai. Service very good, nice atmosphere and the food was lovely - just beware rice is extra - which takes the meals from being acceptably priced to a little expensive.

Thank gregsnell3110
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant located at the second floor with a great view of mission bay. The decorations looks a bit too much. Don't like the chairs to big for a small space to eat. Food is great really good price. Nice staff and really private for...More

Thank manrehe
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Our overall experience at Ruan Thai was great, as it provided us with good Thai food, along with a nice view of the waterfront, however I feel that the food lacked the essential Thai ingredients that makes it all the more authentic. The price was...More

Thank anthony337
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Was here for first restaurant dinner of the new year. We had the Massam beef and duck stir fry, and a mixed entree for two. Plus 2 drinks. Waiters pounced on us a bit quick to make the order, but otherwise service is good. Food...More

Thank lorri14nz
Reviewed 7 December 2015

A young male waiter clearly preferred 'white' customers and very rude to me. He was okay to my 'white' husband, and VERY polite with smile to other white people on other tables. Very rude attitude and tone to me. I even saw him rolling his...More

Thank mrms11
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-521 9504
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