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Suk Jai Thai Restaurant

93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
+64 9-437 7287
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (46 reviews)
“panang” (14 reviews)
“duck” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 511 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent quisine, great atmosphere with friendly, attentive staff. I can only say this is one of the best Thai restaurants I have been to. Great choice and combinations of authentic recipes. Highly recommend this for value and quality, would definitely go here again.

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For me, this is still the number one restaurant in town, excellent efficient service, great food and a wonderful owners. We had a mixture of dishes, made even more difficult as my son is a celiac. The restaurant always looks after him, with no after...More

Thank ScampinIzzy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Suk Jai having emailed about a booking very last minute on a Saturday night. Despite being rammed, Charn made sure we got a table and was consistently helpful and caring throughout our (unbelievably tasty) meal, accommodating vegan dietary requirements as well as...More

Thank Mel C
Charn T, Owner at Suk Jai Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mel Thank you very much for your kind review :) and thank you for your understanding to wait a little bit for the table. Usually for email bookings, I would check my email in the morning. Most customers who book by email usually book...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took a lot of convincing to get my wife here .... however at the end she was keen to come back. Brilliant food .... very nicely cooked and spiced!!More

Thank TambonzRobertson
Charn T, Owner at Suk Jai Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear TambonsRobertson Thank you so much for returning, and convincing your wife to try our food. I am not sure whether the reason she needs a lot of convincing was because she never tried our food before and was afraid to be disappointed, or if...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thi.s restaurant was very good. There were 5 of us...each getting something different and everyone thought their meal was delicious. I had Panang Suk Jai and I was more then pleased. Fast and Friendly service. Thank you Suk Jai Thai ....a wonderful eating experience. We...More

Thank skallard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our five days in Whangerei. It really was that good! Great food, excellent service, reasonable price. What more can anyone say?More

1  Thank grey.dave
Charn T, Owner at Suk Jai Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dave Thank you so much for your kind review. My brother Chakrit remembers you very well, as well as your conversation about England and NZ trip :) We hope you will have an opportunity to visit New Zealand and host you again :) Until...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Seriously one of best meals had in long time tasty delicious home cooked Spring rolls delicate beautiful Prawn sesame so good and beef chilli garlic to die for Wine so reasonably priced and even Irish coffee mum had but I couldn't given up spirits for...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This was our normal Sunday night dinner and I decided to visit this resturant in light of my previously experience of an excellent experience of a Takeaway. The service was both courteous and friendly with parking nearby., the resturant is well. appointed and cosy.I had...More

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Regulars here and it never ever disappoints. Tasty dishes and awesome service, Hands down the best Thai in Whangarei.

Thank Duntee11
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Food was flavoursome and plentiful. Duck curry and ginger prawn had fresh and exciting flavours. The tempura squid was delish. This Thai restaurant pays attention to the small things which is something that I find that Asian restaurants in western countries normally lack. Going to...More

1  Thank traciegila
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Haydyn W
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Response from manfred h | Reviewed this property |
you have to bring your own grog as they only serve wine and non alcoholic beverages... i would recommend jamaikan rum for the grog as it is smoother...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-437 7287
Description
The only Thai restaurant in Whangarei which received the prestigious "Thai Select" Award from the Prime Minister of Thailand in March 2013 to certify and recognise Thai restaurants outside Thailand which serve authentic Thai cuisine of the highest standard.
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