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Thai Siam

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54 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
03-319 6992
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nothing that can't be stir fried at home, seafood meal was predominately squid, few prawns and a few mussels. Service was very good though.

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Thank Gavin P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, lovely friendly lady served us, we got two receipts on leaving, one being ours and another person order which was fourteen minutes after ours, might be why ours was not that hot. I have never spent so much on a takeaway the srping rolls were under cooked, limp cabbage with raw veg steamed not enough, the sweet and... More 

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Thank Wendy B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Well worth a visit for dinner while in Kaikoura. Delicious Chicken in peanut sauce & pad Thai. Service was great and very friendly. Well priced, hot Thai food worth a visit

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Thank Sandyvt1954
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Interestingly, Kaikoura seems to totally shut down at night. This was one of very few options for vegetarian food in the evenings, and it comes highly rated, even though it is a New Zealand wide chain. We are slightly spoiled by amazing Thai food near home,'otherwise I'm sure it would have scored 5/5. Had the fresh spring rolls which were... More 

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Thank Kiranpreet K
Baltimore, Maryland
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178 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We had a nice lunch here after our Whale Watch and before we caught the bus back to Christchurch. We enjoyed the food and it's a good value. Friendly staff too.

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Thank GlobalStaci
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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86 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We ate here for lunch, food was so good we came back for dinner! That tells you a lot about this place. It is friendly, Alicia does a marvellous job at front of house and it was clear from the outset the chief was Thai (later confirmed). For lunch we had Curry Puffs, Green Thai Curry chicken and a second... More 

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Thank Stephen J
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

If you're in the mood for Thai food while in Kaikoura, this is a great spot to visit! Very friendly and helpful wait staff with a good selection on the menu. I would recommend the curries!

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Thank Charlotte F
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We were roped in by the $12 meals.....great price. But go figure, our bill was $53 for 2 meals and 2 drinks. $13.50 for beer that you get at the supermarket for $7. As I said, meals were great.......touched up by a coke and a beer.

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Thank Tom S
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Me and my family came here for lunch it was extremely busy we opted for takeaway but the Lone waitress that gave such a warm welcome we decided to seat we were asked for vegetarian options and as busy as the waitress was she made us feel so welcome and was extremely helpful we asked how long the food was... More 

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Thank johnpaul10135
Lincoln
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We chose this restaurant because of its extensive range of vegetarian options. I am a sucker for massaman curry so chose this. It was fantastic - one of the best I've had. The raspberry lemonade was odd - very sweet and appeared to be raspberry cordial in Sprite or similar. I didn't like it. The spring roll starter was generous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: 03-319 6992

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?