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Thai Chef's Restaurant

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110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-843 4595
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sun - Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was very delicious, we had Chicken Pad Thai, Chicken with cashews and Chicken Panang. Service was very good, placed at a table promptly, meals were served after only a very short wait, restaurant was recommended to us by e tended family members and it did not disappoint

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Thank suejohnwo
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was really un impressed with the service over the weekend. We ordered take away via phone which they said would be 30 minutes. When we turned up to pick the food up and pay we were told it wouldn't be long. But when other customers that were ordering their take always were coming and going we asked how far ours... More 

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Thank lucyrio123
Napier, New Zealand
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232 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We phoned our takeaway order in. Trying here again after an average experience several months ago. The 30 minutes we were told our order would be turned into an hour. It was not worth the wait. The food was very bland, lacking the delicious Thai tastes we hoped for. They even forgot some of the order which they delivered to... More 

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Thank Rick M
Napier, New Zealand
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is a really, really difficult restaurant to review. On the plus side, it genuinely does serve a wide range of Thai food tailored to a western palate. There are the good old standby dishes you expect, and a few that are a bit more adventurous. The ingredients are fresh and well prepared, and there's as much jasmine rice and... More 

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Thank AAGills_Cat
NattachaiChang, Manager at Thai Chef's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi pls read other 100 good reviews before you make your judgement. Chang More 

Napier, New Zealand
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Party of 5 for dinner, we ordered three entrées and 5 mains and everybody shared, the service was prompt, efficient and friendly, the food arrived in good time as did the drinks, overall 10 out of 10

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Thank joker4147
Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Came here for a birthday dinner and was absolutely stoked with the service and food. We were looked after amazingly, we all left happy and satisfied, will definitely be back!

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1 Thank lillowsaj
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant, responded to this review

hi Thank you and your comment will encourage us to even work harder to make sure we meet your expectation again in the future visit. We hope so much to see you again soon. Chang More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I love coming to Thai Chefs. The food is spectacular and the service is exceptional. Would highly recommend Thai Chefs to anyone who lives or visit Hawkes Bay.

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Thank Amalia C
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant, responded to this review

hi Amalia Thank you and your comment will encourage us to even work harder to make sure we meet your expectation again in the future visit. We hope so much to see you again soon. Chang More 

Napier, New Zealand
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

This is our go to place for occasion to catch up with people. A great atmosphere. The food is always excellent and reasonably priced . Prompt excellent service. Last night we had a great range of food including vegan and we all enjoyed what we had. Waiter helpful with choosing drinks. Our out of town friend was very impressed

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Thank Mary K
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Mary Thank you and your comment will encourage us to even work harder to make sure we meet your expectation again in the future visit. We hope so much to see you again soon. Chang More 

Turangi, New Zealand
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We ordered takeaways, four different dishes. The meals were all flavoursome and plentiful. When you ordered a dish you have the options of what meat you wish to have with it. When we ordered and we were told that the takeaways would be ready in 45 minutes we arrived after 50 minutes and it was not ready. They told us... More 

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1 Thank Mark H
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant, responded to this review

hi Mark Thank you and your comment will encourage us to even work harder to make sure we meet your expectation again in the future visit. We hope so much to see you again soon. Chang More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food . They never let you down . Presented beautifully. Always choose Thai Chef . 100% happy everytime. Excellent staff

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1 Thank Robyn Mary C
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant, responded to this review

hi Robyn Thank you and your comment will encourage us to even work harder to make sure we meet your expectation again in the future visit. We hope so much to see you again soon. Chang More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $16
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-843 4595
Description
Most Award Thai Restaurant in Napier - The Thai Chef's restaurant was awarded "Thai Select" PREMIUM by the Thai Prime Minister H.E. Yingluck Shinawatra on March 24, 2013 in recognition of their high quality and authenticity of Royal Thai Cuisine.

Now you be the Judge.....Deliveries & TakeoutsFully licensed.Lunch Tuesday to FridayDinner 7 nights

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