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Shop 18 Village Court, Te Mata Road, Havelock North, New Zealand
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Thai

Very quick and friendly service. Food was well prepared and their small servings are still quite large and plenty for dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
ScottRo
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Very quick and friendly service. Food was well prepared and their small servings are still quite large and plenty for dinner.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A great find in a small town. Had takeaways and had the squid dish, it was very nice. Crispy a little, not too much not too little. Good sized pieces of squid & lots of it too. Noted as medium in heat, that it was for kiwi medium, it was pretty good heat wise, could have been a little more... More 

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A frequent visitor to Starlake we find the food always excellent, the service is efficient and the staff so willing to chat and help.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

The Rose and Shamrock was chocka again so we tried Starlake, having only had takeaways before. Service was very pleasant and efficient and the food very tasty. Lovely surroundings and a very enjoyable dining experience.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is our favourite Thai restaurant in Hawkes Bay - the food is always really nice and the staff friendly. Service can occasionally be a let down when there are more than two in the party - otherwise this review would have been an excellent!

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Napier, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Myself and the kids went here the other night, it was fast which is always great for the kids, the staff were great with the kids testing them on spelling and the food was very tasty as usual.

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Ross-on-Wye
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Four of us had one of the set menus which was very good indeed. The dishes were varied and tasty but none of them too spicy. The staff were very pleasant indeed. We had quite a wait to be served as they were very busy. One customer was unpleasant about this when he left, but the lady in charge handled... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Excellent meals, two nights in a row...one being a Sunday when everywhere else was closed! A definite recommendation when in Havelock North.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Our family of 4 had dinner here on Monday night. It was packed. We didnt have a reservation but were offered a table outside which was lovely since it was so hot. I had the beef massamum (sp), hubby had the mountain pork and the girls ordered off the kids menu - fish and chips and the thai platter. All... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Recommended to us by Jeff and Diana at Havelock House which is a wonderful Bed and Breakfast in Havelock North. We really enjoyed the evening at Starlake Thai and the food was great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 18 Village Court, Te Mata Road, Havelock North, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Havelock North

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

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