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Thai Panda

58 Auckland Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5410
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“thai food” (10 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
“mixed seafood” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 Auckland Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal so much on the first night we went back for our second night. Lovely service, excellent food and very reasonably priced. The meals are large so could easily have shared one between two if only after something light.

Thank adwadw
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Situated in a old house up the street from the Dutch bakery, this restaurant had a good Tomyum soup. Stairs up to restaurant. Chinese food available also. Many Asians dining here which is a good sign.

Thank Vicki K
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most amazing pad Thai I have ever tasted in Australia and New Zealand. The rest of the food was pretty good too, they give huge portions with lots of meat making this great value for money. If you want some...More

Thank supersabroso
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Generally this restaurant seems to offer rather for take out, as the waitress at the desk was rather surprised that we wanted to eat in the restaurant. Hardly no decoration, the place looks rather boring. The waitresses were, after the first surprise, really kind. The...More

Thank kinleyx
Reviewed April 16, 2018

We live in Blenheim, but frequent the Thai Panda regularly with friends as we love the food there.. We had my wife's 70th birthday there because it is small and intimate, the food was first class and the service swift and friendly. There were 20...More

Thank 300daveo52
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Good range of authentic Thai and some Chinese dishes. The beef Massaman was excellent as were the deep fried chicken wings.

Thank PeteC166a
Reviewed April 3, 2018

My partner and I splurged on their food. We had four meals in total. The wait was excessive, when we got home to eat our meals we were approximately five bites in when we noticed a big house fly had been cooked into the meal....More

1  Thank Jade Z
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Wondering how this place manages to hold its TA rating - ordered takeouts - one off the ‘Chinese’ menu and one off the ‘Thai’ menu plus a couple of starters... a total let down given the reviews - wouldn’t bother again

Thank Sharron H
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Ate in at the Thai Panda, each of us ordering a different Thai dish. All were is very large portions and very tasty. Allow you to take a bottle of wine, and no corkage charged. Prices around the $18 mark for most meat dishes, seafood...More

Thank rick s
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a bite after the ferry, loved the spicy fried rice and red chicken curry. Pad thai was decent. The 3 dishes were good for 2 meals for the wife and I - nice portion sizes.

Thank MarkkSter
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August 15, 2015|
Response from Nickyyui J |
well, we are trying to do online menu for all customer very very soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Auckland Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 5410
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