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Suk Jai Thai Restaurant

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93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
+64 9-437 7287
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The only Thai restaurant in Whangarei which received the prestigious "Thai...
The only Thai restaurant in Whangarei which received the prestigious "Thai Select" Award from the Prime Minister of Thailand in March 2013 to certify and recognise Thai restaurants outside Thailand which serve authentic Thai cuisine of the highest standard.
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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Suk Jai Thai

Very tasty Thai food with very attentive and helpful service. I dined alone and had the salt and pepper squid followed by prawn stir fry ... prawns were tender, succulent and very tasty.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Kevin_Harding
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Townsville, Australia
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Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Very tasty Thai food with very attentive and helpful service. I dined alone and had the salt and pepper squid followed by prawn stir fry ... prawns were tender, succulent and very tasty.

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Charn T, Owner at Suk Jai Thai Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kevin Thank you very much for your nice review. Our kitchen staffs' work tasks are very heavy, as we are getting busier and busier as each year goes by as more and more Whangarei residents know about us. Despite their very heavy workload, they did not fail to impress you on their exceptional cooking. We look forward to serve... More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Apart from lousy food and bad service, physically moving tables around the customers who are waiting and failing to use even the most basic of manners is appalling. The food is pumped up with large portions of rice. The glasses were dirty. This place is just not very nice. Wont be returning. We will continue to enjoy the hospitality of... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

i must agree with the review below. Be so cool if these people shifted to a much nicer venue. They having everything going for them but the venue could be improved

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Charn T, Owner at Suk Jai Thai Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sheryl I am very glad to know that you enjoy our food. As for the venue, we started out this business in September 2012 when we felt that there are so many seats each night that we must fill. However, the word of mouth did its magic and more and more people tried our food. The vast majority of... More 

Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The restaurant decor was fairly ordinary and service efficient but not particularly welcoming. However,we really enjoyed the food which was excellent and good value.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Recommended by the motelier, we tried this because we enjoy Thai food. Pleasant staff who seated us quickly in a packed restaurant. The usual fare that you find in good Thai restaurants. Food came quickly and it was reasonably priced. Service a little slow towards the end but we enjoyed the food.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Service was good and the staff were friendly, they had good beer and I really enjoyed my Pad Thai. Nothing to really dislike.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Delicious food. High recommend this restaurant for authentic Thai food. Their menu had a lot of choices too.

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Dargaville, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great food with a beautiful set up giving a warm and relaxing feel. The service is great and food is fresh and taste great. Love the out door area a feeling of Thailand with the palms and water feature.Would recommend this restaurant to all. Thank you for a great night from Peter and Pui

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Charn T, Owner at Suk Jai Thai Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Peter and Kallayanee Thank you very much for taking time off your busy schedule for a dinner at our restaurant. I am very glad to hear that you enjoy your experience at Suk Jai. All of us always do our best to make sure that we have as many happy customers as possible. However, we always welcome feedback from... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Fantastic food and flavors, they made a dish on request my mrs (vegie and tofu with oyster sauce ) which tasted better than I expected. We asked them to hve my left over food takeaway, they gave us some extra rice to make it complete meal for our tomorrow lunch. Great service.

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Luxembourg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

They serve such yummy and high quality Thai food for a decent price here - and they do it with a smile on their faces. One of the best Thai meals I have ever had!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-437 7287

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 24
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Description

The only Thai restaurant in Whangarei which received the prestigious "Thai Select" Award from the Prime Minister of Thailand in March 2013 to certify and recognise Thai restaurants outside Thailand which serve authentic Thai cuisine of the highest standard.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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