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Thai Chef's Restaurant Napier

110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-843 4595
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“thai food” (19 reviews)
“prawn cakes” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered a tom yum soup, entree size and it was the worst soup I have ever had to pay for. It had so much lemon in the soup. I discussed with the waitress and she said that the kitchen had told her “that was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Indyrka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So my partner has eaten his meal so has all our friends after 2 hours of waiting, although I am still waiting 2 hours later & still haven’t even had my meal. No point coming if you want a meal within the night you won’t...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank raquel99leopold
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined tonight and wanted to experience a good Thai meal. We booked, no need too, but were greeted and taken straight to our table. Water was poured and it was not chilled. Extensive menu that looked great. The entrees arrived very quickly, and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank trevor m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Evening meal, Beautiful restaurant, great decor. Fabulous Food, Great service. Tom Yum best ever ! Certainly will visit again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ssdancer
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

A very pretty restaurant, friendly staff and the food was just amazing. I had the Sexy Little Duck dish. Huge choice on the menu. Highly recommended, will definitely be going again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jacquiongimson
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Ordered the beef massaman curry, drunken noodle, cashew nut stir fry, satay skewers and fresh spring rolls. The curry was lovely and tender. The satay - perfection. Wouldn’t bother with the spring rolls next time.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hannahsB2256BY
Reviewed October 14, 2018

There we eight in our group and the table and area in the restaurant was well,suited for this number. The menu is huge and really far to many dishes to select from. Service was OK but there was a language problem but that’s fine it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank venture992
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Staff were friendly, helpful and unflustered even though the restaurant was very busy on Friday night. We ordered 4 mains and really enjoyed 3 of them. The beef massamam curry was the best we have tasted for a very long time. The red curry (medium)...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank njp67
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends on a Tuesday night. Pleasant, friendly service, good portion sizes and good value. Lots to choose from if you are vegetarian. Only minor negative was size of tofu chunks, would be much easier to eat if only a third of the size....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Antarisha
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Four of us booked for dinner and were taken straight to our table. We had separate appetizers, but shared the mains. Service was good in spite of there being a lot of people in, including a large birthday group in a side room.We shared a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tenorman41
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October 21, 2016|
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Response from NattachaiChang | Property representative |
Hi I am away until the end of December. Any matter please see the manager.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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