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The Thai Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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1141 Tutanekai St, Rotorua 3215, New Zealand
+64 7-348 6677
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Been in this restaurant 2x now with hubby. And twice now we have ordered their whole fish (G2- I believe!). We love it! Crunchy skin outside and moist flesh inside! The suace is great too! Not too spicy but full of flavor. Efficient service too. The staff is really polite, ready to answer any questions. Serving sive is great specially... More 

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Thank Aetramos
Rotorua District, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2015

I enjoyed our takeaway meal which was a Pai Tai and a Red Curry dish........they were very flavorsome! Thank you

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Thank 141happy
Rotorua, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Food, Ambiance and service were great. try the salmon or the lamb rack. Could improve on barista side.

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Thank LRH-Team
Rotorua, New Zealand
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143 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

This our go-to restaurant for Thai take-aways. You can be assured of hot, fresh, tasty food, prepared quickly. Staff are friendly and efficient. Dine in is also great.

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Thank LucysMumNz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We went to grab some takeaway after reading all the great reviews here, and the service was fabulous but the food was not what we were expecting. Maybe we were expecting too much after the awesome reviews, but sadly we felt it didn't quite meet up to the hype. Still, all in all it was a good feed for a... More 

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Thank Belinda C
Hamilton, New Zealand
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Loved the food and service and the care the staff took with our kids - wine list is very well priced :) best Thai green curry I have ever had !!!

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Thank 4Russell007
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

We were here this evening with colleagues and friends. Service was good where the waiting staff welcomed us and we were seated immediately, offered us drinks and took our food order courteously. Food was delicious but the portion size was ridiculous for $25. We had starters and the mains but we were still hungry. The management cant expect one person... More 

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Thank Faizyyy
Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Get food, customisation no problem. Delicious! Highly recommend for tasty and fresh food. My take away was the perfect spice level (medium hot) and it had very well developed flavor and fresh veggies.

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Thank NancyWelly
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Service was great and food was tasty but would have been nicer for a bigger portion especially at $25 per main. Left hungry.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

service was tops heaps of meat, food arrived promptly, but I do believe there food lacks flavour and on the hot plates food is dry with no sauces to mix in with the rice, we eat thai once a week at different restaurants in NZ. this could be up with the best with better flavour input, Thai food should have... More 

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Thank Doug H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?