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“Great little place”

Golden Bell Thai Restaurant
Ranked #48 of 179 Restaurants in Nelson
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Nelson, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great little place”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Prompt service, wide range of food available and generous/good value portions.
The portions are really quite big, especially their Pad Thai, but they kindly offer to wrap up the leftovers for you to take home without you even having to ask, which is really great to see, as a lot of other restaurants seem to frown upon this.
The service was very quick despite the place being packed.
We took great amusement in the fastidious manner of the waitress to refill the water as soon as the level dropped below 3/4 full!!
A real gem!!

  • Visited August 2013
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Any
English first
Mornington, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Awesome food and the owners are delightful”
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Spent the summer in Nelson and became a regular here. You not only return for the great and authentic Thai food but for that genuine and warm service Gail provides to every customer that walks through the door. You don't come here for a professional but impersonal meal, you come here because of that welcoming feeling and a real taste of Asia.

  • Visited August 2013
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Coldwater
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Meals were great as were friends whom we went with. The price reasonable considering we had a lot to eat.

Visited December 2012
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Exceptional service but thats about it.”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

I had prawn kao pad takeaway from here, which was average. Extremely average, and I was disappointed after purposely searching on TripAdvisor for the best Thai restaurant in Nelson. Would return to eat in and try something else.

  • Visited July 2013
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Nelson, NZ
Level 5 Contributor
43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

The Thai students at the local Colleges dine here - which is the best recommendation the restaurant can have. We have eaten here as a couple, as a family and with friends and have never been disappointed in the food or service. In a group, we usually order the Chef's choice mixed entrée and then one main per couple. If we order a main each person, we always have leftovers for next day which the staff are happy to put in takeaway containers for us. Our last visit left all 8 of us smiling as we left.

  • Visited May 2013
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