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The Thai Restaurant

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80 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 1220
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (17 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
80 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We are local and have eaten here often but not the last 6 months. What has happened to the service while we have been away. We were treated like they did not want to serve us and got 2 out of 5 meals wrong, even...More

Thank Stevesub1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is so fresh, its like eating at home. The staff are friendly and outgoing, best Thai food in NZ, no question.

1  Thank GOM1550
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Well who would think Mangonui offers so much variety of cuisine; Indian, fish and chips and Thai. Even during the end of winter this restaurant attracts both locals and visitors and it is easy to work out why. The food is of a very high...More

1  Thank Tulawaka
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great meals but you get a surprise at the end of the night with the bill. The mains are quite high at around $28. Then you are billed for these tiny bowls of rice at a charge of an extra $3.50. I also ordered this...More

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This Thai restaurant has to be Mangonui's gem. On a cold winters night we ordered food and were not disappointed by the authentic delicious flavours. I strongly recommend this restaurant for all lovers of Thai food. Reasonably priced with first class service these owners should...More

1  Thank shirlz2016
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Such great food! A real gem in the Far North. This place is busy with a constant turnover of tables and takeaway diners queuing out the door. Best to book. You won't be disappointed

1  Thank MCTHUK
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Wonderful service, food and environment on the waterfront. Good menu range and wine list. Cheap and very cheerful! Well done

1  Thank Libby H
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Up for the weekend with family so got takeaway. The food was yummy as always and such huge portions. Thank you for again satisfying or Thai cravings!!!!

Thank rebeccahart2016
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

What can you say when the prawn cake literally melts in your mouth & then the rest of the meal just gets better 11/10 Wicked food great service You will want to return! I guarantee it

Thank KiwiGirl999
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This place was quite busy when we arrived. Lots of glass and a concrete floor made for a lot of noise that was bordering on uncomfortable. The chairs were not the most comfortable to sit on. While the menue was extensive the price of each...More

Thank Tom D
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29 November 2016|
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Response from quietimes | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply , they have a full license there , some nice wines :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
  • Phone Number: +64 9-406 1220
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