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Chokdee

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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89 Hardy Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-539 0282
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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A regular at Chokdee's. At least once a week. Always share the Roti duck with mardarin sauce starter - would recommend. In my opinion, this is certainly one of the best Thai in Nelson.

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Thank Annette S
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not bad but dishes were totally overpowered by chillie you couldnt taste anything else veg was not vibrant actually the dishes that we had all tasted the same ,they have a huge menu ,if I were them I would scale down menu and just focus on max 12 dishes and get them fabulous

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Thank beingmaggie
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I am dining at the restaurant for the past 5 years ( started from the branch in Motueka). The food is always freshly made and delicious. Highly recommend Beef Noodles soup or Duck Noodles Soup. The owner is friendly and the staff are always polite and attentive.

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Thank Marina2628
Nelson, New Zealand
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Always good for a meal, whether lunch or dinner, eat in or take-aways. If you are used to the real thing in Thailand with Thai vegetables etc it is always difficult to replicate the flavours back in NZ but they do a pretty good job under the circumstances.

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Thank Adiie50
Nelson, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Have been to Chokdee several times and have always been thrilled with the meals and the service. Excellent menu with such diverse choices, and all live up to expectation ++ highly recommended.

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Thank Heathergay
Oliver, Canada
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239 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We always have the fresh spring rolls and almost always a soup as main (Tom Young, Noodle etc.....) and have NEVER been disappointed. Prompt and courteous service combine with great prices make this our "go to"lunch place.

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Thank rahall
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We didn't have a booking but they fitted us in and were very polite and accomodating. Probably because the service was so quick that they were very good at turning over the tables and it was summer in peak season! Thai people and restaurant service is always so nice and polite I would recommend them. Of the 3 restaurants we... More 

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Thank Qual-65
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We enjoyed the atmosphere and food was good as well. Waitress was helpful and very smilely and made asking questions easier

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Thank Barbayh8chu
Nelson, New Zealand
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We've tried Chokdee a couple of times now on the basis of the generally good reviews, but don't think we're going to bother any longer. Meats have been overcooked, salads clumsy. Besides the so so quality, prices seem high for the portion sizes. The service has been OK but overall as far as value for money goes the noodle canteen... More 

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Thank Henro2010
Nelson, New Zealand
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171 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

As frequent diners of chokdee nelson we always love the food but the service can be hit and miss. However recently there seems to be an entire new team of staff that really did have no idea. Hope they can sort it out as it is still a really good cheap and cheerful option for Nelson with byo at $6... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Hardy Street, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-539 0282

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?