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Golden Bell Thai Restaurant

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104 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 9388
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here whilst visiting nelson by myself. Can feel apprehensive about eating by myself but everyone made me feel really welcome. Very attentive to me asking if food was okay and not too spicy. I had one of their currys with tofu which came with loads of veggies. Big portions couldn't finish mine but they offered to give it me... More 

Thank Anna N
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy little restaurant on the night (may have been many people using their Grab One Vouchers) but the service was still very good and the portions were more than generous. Food is typical Thai and full of flavor so we were not disappointed. Really enjoyed the entree of satay chicken kebabs. Just a note if you ask for a double... More 

Thank Brian F
Knutsford UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us visited the Golden Bell. We all thought the food was excellent. The dishes had lots of fresh ingredients, and were cooked so they were still a little crisp and firm. They used just a nice amount of spice to make the dishes piquant or tangy but not so you had to reach for the water jug. The... More 

Thank TimBob_53
Poznan, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty meals, reasonable prices. Friendly and helpful staff. All what you need to make dinner nice experience.

Thank Toudi_1973
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Came here to get takeaways, massive menu with a lot of selection and the portions served are equally as huge! I made the mistake of ordering the Deep fried spring rolls, expecting 4 or 5, got 10, and Chicken Satay on rice for main which was enough for two meals! Staff were friendly, even offered me a set of glasses... More 

Thank nomadmattm
Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I had satay sticks to start followed by a pineapple curry with pork. I love Thai food at any time but this was the best I have ever had. To finish we enjoyed deep fried banana in pastry. Others in our group had green chicken curry and traditional pad Thai. All meals were delicious.

Thank TirelessWorker
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

After a movie we popped in for a curry and were pleasantly surprised to find good service - as soon as we walked in we were greeted and seated. Waitress popped back with menu and drinks list giving us just the right amount of time to decide on our choice of satay chicken dish. Our meals arrived soon after and... More 

Thank kiwisolargal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a family meal after doing the Able Tasman coast track. It was the place we choose for a celebratory meal. Lovely meal and good service. Was pleased we went there.

Thank Leanne M
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Visited using a $39 (2 course for 2 people voucher). Food was great. The quantity was such the our doggy bag gave us enough food for dinner in our motel on the following night. Also BYO with a minimal corkage charge. Well worth a visit especially if you can get some sort of discount deal.

Thank Zoe S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Good choice of food, large venues, and really pleasant to meet up with good freinds who enjoy a good meal.

Thank MMN43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-545 9388

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