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La Thai

69 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8060
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (29 reviews)
“curry” (17 reviews)
“tom yum” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
69 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Came here with my family on a Christmas road trip. Food was great! We had 3 dishes to share and all were simply delicious and best part we didn't even have to wait long!

Thank Jessiej29
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Friendly staff with average food. A lot of vegetables with very little meat in. It's our dishes but they were flavoursome.

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Excellent Thai food, plenty of it, quaint space, perfect location on the main strip across from the harbor.

Thank lucyfred2016
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Sadly they had no tofu (out of stock) which meant all options on the night I dined there were vege with vege - in saying that though the penang curry was divine, lots of flavour and packing a gentle heat that can be hard to...More

Thank hardlymorethan
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Sea views near Akaroa wharf. Worth booking at weekends or during cruise ship visits. Food was average Thai menu, with friendly staff. Takeaways are available. Fish cakes were poor, Pad Thai was stodgy, but Chicken Tom Yum was excellent. Good bottle of house Shiraz was...More

Thank Jacntone
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Reasonable quality Thai in a town that lacks a lot of variety and quality. Loved the Tom Yum soup. Good curry.

Thank jerometm3
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Our family has travelled to Thailand a few times and I can categorically state the food at La Thai is authentic and exactly what you would expect back in Thailand. The Penang Curry is superb as is the Stir Fried Cashew Nut with chicken. The...More

Thank Adam R
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We had an evening Meal at La Thai and had one of their specials - any curry, any drink for $18. It was delicious, the service was good and was busy. A popular place.

Thank Exiled_Cumbrian
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We had a nice meal at La Thai with lovely staff and comfortable surroundings but when we got the bill felt it was a bit expensive for what we got. The food was nice but nothing to rave about.

Thank Brooke Z
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Meal - dinner Very friendly staff. Food arrived in a reasonable time. No complaints, so can only recommend.

Thank Phil S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 8060
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