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La Thai

Certificate of Excellence
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69 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8060
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Always order takeaways. The foodis always good and nice quantity for the price. Manager really nice.

Thank Luce D
Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were greeted by friendly waitress and initial service was amazing, really thought I would be scoring them higher from initial impressions. The reason I scored them lower really was the food. The curry was lovely but we were disappointed with the seafood pad tai, I'm not sure how fresh the seafood was. Also as the restaurant got busy the... More 

Thank aimzlee
Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from Malaysia/Singapore. Thai food always one of our favorite. But this Thai food taste not so "Thailand". Take note that the food serving portion is quite big.

Thank ynwa8888
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called here for lunch. Pleasant location on the harbour front with both outdoor and indoor seating. The waitress was friendly and polite and he food arrived quickly. However, both dishes, although reasonably tasty, were nothing to shout about with an excess of vegetables and precious little meat in the stir fry. Not a culinary highlight to my day.

Thank Glyn F
Cheshire, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very friendly and efficient and the food was excellent. Ingredients were very fresh, nicely put together and portion sizes generous. $8 for a small bottle of Stella seems very expensive but it was optional and overall our meal was very enjoyable and we would definitely go again.

Thank phil100652
Durham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived on Akaroa on a Friday evening, called in for a takeaway it was really tasty, ordered for 2 and there was enough for 4 people.

Thank debbie d
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Managed to get a table without a reservation at 19:00hrs (last table) very friendly staff who couldn't do enough for us, great location on foreshore. Food portions were generous, with a good selection of vegetables in each, only negative was the sauces a bit sweet, needed a bit more heat (chilli) and sour. Bottle of local SB wine only $32,... More 

Thank ShepherdWhanau F
Patty0007, General Manager at La Thai, responded to this review

Thank you for your review.We are glad to hear you had a good experience with us at La Thai Restaurant. For the taste of the food you can request it to be less sugar and more chili, we do adjust the taste according to you request. More 

Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Pleasant cafe type restaurant with decent choice of foods and a menu with pics so even if you don't know the Thai dish name, you can see what is. Service was efficient and portions just right and not huge! We enjoyed our starters and meals and less than $70 in total.

Thank Robert D
Patty0007, Manager at La Thai, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals at La Thai Restaurant. Thank you for your review. More 

Wollongong, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stopped by La Thai for dinner when stating in Akaroa and were not disappointed. The food was well cooked and very tasty. The interior is comfortable for a quick meal with family and friends.

Thank Danae L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We came here to have lunch coz my friend wanted to eat dish with rice.. We ordered Suki Noodle which is a glass noodle with chicken and vegetables.. The portion is just average same as the larb - which I found bland since it doesn't have enough fish sauce and spices.. The vegetable curry doesn't have enough veggies as well... More 

Thank FallonA85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 8060

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