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Reviewed March 16, 2021

Lovely Service & Fab food Gorgeous owner provides great food at an fabulous service absolutely recommend it.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Wayne B, Owner at Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant Parnell, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2021

Thank you so much

Reviewed January 17, 2021

I would not be able to classify this Parnell restaurant as excellent. Main staff member was sharp and business like rather than friendly ad helpful. very dark inside the restaurant. Toilet a long way from the restaurant up steps etc, There was a mistake with...only receiving one entree instead of 2. Unusual to have to pay additional for rice. Food was average compared to other cheaper Thai restaurants we have been to.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 14, 2021 via mobile

Stunning food is all I think I need to say! I went down by myself for a bite to eat I was not let down it was fantastic thanks for the lovely food

Date of visit: January 2021
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Wayne B, Owner at Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant Parnell, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2021

Thank you so much

Reviewed November 18, 2020 via mobile

a beautiful authentic Thai meal full of delicious flavours. staff greeted us with a smile. The Chicken fried rice was absolutely delicious- highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Wayne B, Owner at Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant Parnell, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2021

Thank you

Reviewed August 20, 2020

We had take-aways during L3 . Quantity is good, quality of vegetables etc good, but the Thai flavours were very Kiwi Thai and not authentic Thai. Little to no flavour as we would expect of Thai food. Very disappointing, given the rave reviews we had...heard about.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Wayne B, Owner at Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant Parnell, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2021

Fresh herbs in our Thai food is a more milder cleaner style of cuisine as we do not use flavour enhancers like the majority of others

Reviewed July 20, 2020

we went here for Friday lunch and enjoyed the elephant themed decor and gracious service. our food was very well done, piping hot and super tasty. a wonderful satay sauce on tender chicken (so often saty can be tough). huge range of vegeterian options as...nearly all meals can be made with tofu. quiet location and not to busy. excellent value for money as it is reasonably priced food for the quality of it. my only small grumble was my ginger beer was erved at room temperature with no ice, and even though it was a bottle of Bundaberg I only got a glass and needed to ask for the rest of the bottle. my husbands beer was in a glass with the remaining in the bottle and was chilledMore

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 25, 2020

Best Thai place ever I visit . Service is very wonderful by beautiful staff .Food is very delicious and fresh . Thanks again for great experience

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 2, 2020

While restaurants are closed for eating in because of Covid-19, we decided to order takeaway to celebrate the anniversary of our engagement and support our favourite restaurant in Auckland. Not only is the food delicious, but the staff always gives that extra attention and warmth...to make us feel special. Karen, the owner, was there today to give my husband our order (keeping distance, etc. as required, of course). Our meals were delicious as always (lots of fresh vegetables, generous portions and so yummy). We missed the wonderful ambience of the restaurant, but we look forward to being back there when things properly reopen.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed April 17, 2020

We had a meal here on the last night that restaurants were permitted to be open before the nationwide lockdown (Sunday 22nd March). We decided to celebrate my wife's birthday a few day's early as we didn't know at that time whether restaurants would still...be operating a few days later, and it is a good thing we did. Although it was much quieter than usual (as expected given international situation) we were given our usual warm welcome and treated well by the friendly staff, while taking all appropriate & recommended health precautions. The food was delicious as always - we particularly like the Herb Wraps, Scallops, Blue Elephant Friends, Chubby Young Blue Elephant and Peanut Lovers. We particularly like the decor in the Parnell restaurant. This is our number 1 choice of place to go in Auckland for all special occasionsMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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wayneb583, Owner at Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant Parnell, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2020

Thank you for your delightful review. We are currently creating an order/payment system online - hopefully this can be completed this week in time for any move the Government may make to level 3. Regards Karen and Wayne

Reviewed March 5, 2020

We eat here approx 3 times a year . Everytime it is amazing and the tastes are true Thai ...... The service is excellent . The ambiance is quiet and relaxing .

Date of visit: December 2019
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wayneb583, Owner at Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant Parnell, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind review

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Response from Cindy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a form for booking online but if you want to phn here is the number Phone: +64 9 358 3095. Enjoy. The staff are lovely and so gracious.
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Response from Wayne B | Property representative |
Sorry we don't do Halal food
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Thank you for your enquiry. All menus with prices are on our website which can be easily found on the internet - I am not allowed website links on this site. Regards
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  • Yes, Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant Parnell offers takeout services.

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  • Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant Parnell is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5