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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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quickand tasty

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Jodie803
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Napier, New Zealand
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Napier, New Zealand
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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86 reviews 86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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Tauranga, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Great food all made from fresh. Very good staff and atmosphere. Parking at the door. One of the best Thai restaurants I have been to. Would definitely return.

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Katikati, New Zealand
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

When Linda is working the place is a pleasure. This place never looked much so it took me a while to try it although I love Thai food. The food is generally good and tasty. The service has always been friendly but when Linda is working she always makes everyone very welcome especially if you get her sense of humour.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I brought $62 if cold takeaway food last night and even the chicken fried rice was tuff to eat. If we had sat down in the restaurant to eat, we would have sent it back.. We wont be going back in a hurry!!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This place is always full but finds a place for you. The staff are very jovial and pleasant. The menu is standard Thai and well presented and good. However, one great aspect is that the entrees have four items, spring roll, stuffed mushrooms etc. This is great when there are two of you and you don't need to decide who... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Having had bad meals and takeaways a few years ago I must admit, I have avoided Starlake. Joined some colleagues for an early dinner recently and was pleasantly surprised. Friendly attentive staff and the food was good. Will try again.

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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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