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The Thai Restaurant

1141 Tutanekai St, Rotorua 3215, New Zealand
+64 7-348 6677
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai food” (26 reviews)
“green curry” (14 reviews)
“tom yum” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1141 Tutanekai St, Rotorua 3215, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a Thursday night we went here for a meal and found the place to have a great atmosphere and the food was outstanding value of money. The wine choice was great and very good price. The staff provided great service and conversation as well....More

Thank darrengnz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are really disappointed that we went here.... we love Thai food and have it at the least once a week, have eaten at many different Thai restaurants around NZ and have been to Thailand. I'm Gluten free and one of the main reasons I...More

Thank Dionne B
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We just had dinner this evening at the restaurant. The service was reasonable. I would not describe the food as being authentic Thai cuisine. We went there because it had a rating of 4 on Tripadvisor. We were shocked to find a sharp piece of...More

Thank FLT36
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Went for dinner on Tuesday this week along with my wife as she loves Thai cuisine. We been to this place couple of times earlier. Very nice ambiance and decor. We had homemade ROTI (special), Tom yum puk-veg soup, Sweet Green curry-chicken and Kaeng Kiew...More

Thank RoshKr
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Staff was very welcoming and efficient. Food was very tasty. I had a chicken cashew dish with plenty of vegetables, my husban had yellow curry with bamboo shoots in it. Great choice! Highly recommended!

Thank Dorka77
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

These folk make you feel most welcome and unlike so many in this industry I actually felt they appreciated our business. Service was efficient and obliging and we felt their food was a good as any Thai we have experienced. We certainly will return after...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We are locals and have passed The Thai Restaurant for years without stopping to try the food, as it looked a bit dated and uninviting from the outside. Decided to give it a go and we were not disappointed. Our green and red curries were...More

Thank 1BlossomCottage
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Walked past this place on our way to Eat Streat which had been recommended to us. All looked a bit touristy there so went back to the Thai Restaurant we had just passed. Although it looked a bit dated the food and service were excellent....More

1  Thank rosie101010
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Two beautiful meals for lunch @ $13.50 each. Very friendly service. Chicken & cashew nuts with fresh seasonal vegetables. Meals arrived very quickly and piping hot. We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. Thanks!

Thank KIWI57
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant from the outside looks very dated and a bit further down is a food quarter which looks very modern. HOWEVER, trip advisor and Lonely Planet 2017 recommended this place, so thought worth a shot. The food was great. I had the sweet green...More

1  Thank Jonathan E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1141 Tutanekai St, Rotorua 3215, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 6677
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