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Tongtara Thai Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Asian, Thai
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This has been our go to restaurant for years and we dine here at least twice a week. The staff are awesome, super friendly with initiative. The food is fantastic with great flavors and good portions. Love the fact it is BYO and has a...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank nomadicnevs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove into Nelson tired and looked for a restaurant that delivered. We were delighted with our experience with Tongtara. The delivery was quick, accurate and Delicious! We are all well traveled and love Thai food, this restaurant did not disappoint.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank BluebonnetTx
Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

Nice attentive staff, fast service and great food. Exactly what you want from a night out at a restaurant. We had lovely starters. The rice paper rolls were very refreshing and the Tongtara mini combination for 1 had a nice variety of spring rolls, puff...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Worldradar
Reviewed September 21, 2019 via mobile

Prompt and friendly service when we phoned and also on collecting our order. Recommend and thoroughly enjoyed the following delicious dishes: Lemon Pepper Calamari Coconut Prawn Beef Spicy Noodle Stirfry Chicken Phad Thai Great value, good sized portions and would definitely recommend. We will return.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank NannaA53
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Enjoyable food,service and easy if you’re staying in the city. Traditional Thai food,tasty and filling,with lovely service.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Kate T
Reviewed May 8, 2019

We used First Table at Easter for Tongtara Thai. The service was good and the food was very tasty especially the lamb shank and the chicken larb. All the entrees were tasty with the kumara and potato puffs melted in your mouth, the chicken satay...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank thelNev
Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous food with service to match! Cocktails were great and we enjoyed sharing our meals. The duck curry was a standout.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MaureenM2577
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Traveling for days we wanted something tasty n spicy so choose this place via Google. We all choose individual lunch from lunch menu n everyone was very happy with their meals. Good size lunch serves. We went for medium spice n boy it was spicy...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 743hanif
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Excellent Thai/Asian food, very reasonable prices, sweet wait staff, prompt service, slightly dated décor, front doors were open so the place was hot (January) and flies swarmed the place but we still enjoyed our meals.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Slash63
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Went with my partner , entree good,mains lacking a lot meat, had. To uncover it uunder all the veg, and wasn’t a lot

Date of visit: February 2019
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No, Sorry we are closed on Easter Monday but still open on Good Friday.
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