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The Thai

80 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 1220
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (21 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
“red curry” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 246 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived Mangonui Wednesday early evening. Before we knew it time was getting on. Mangonui hotel owner Paddy suggested Thai and what a great suggestion. Great location. Great food. Great staff. Great night. Thanks

Thank djanz2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a brilliant restaurant in a gorgeous location. Beachfront with stunning views and even better meals. Loved every dish and would definitely come back. Mangonui used to be known for fish and chips but this place puts the incredible Thai food front and centre. Be...More

Thank J1LC
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

You always know a popular place to eat when the have trouble fitting you in. We hadn’t booked, so needed to rush our meal. That’s ok, but felt that we were a bit of an inconvenience. The good thing was that our food came pretty...More

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

we had takeaways, pad thai, and it was so good, the best I have ever had. would come back again for sure.

1  Thank MistyJewels
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Food at The Thai was really good, myself and my husband were both really happy with our starters and Mains. They also made my son a side of steamed vegetables that was not on the menu. Overall great little restaurant and staff and service...More

1  Thank RachelR1858
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Had two meals here. Food, good, traditional Thai food. Staff, front of house and kitchen on the ball and very friendly. Meals delivery hot and fast.

1  Thank spuds6
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful meal my sister, mother and I just had at The Thai in Mangonui. Despite there being a large birthday party of 25 the service was slick and friendly and the food delicious. The three dishes we shared were fresh and tasty and...More

Thank annyhay60
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

What a little cracker of a restaurant. Can see why it is ranked number 1. Food was really nice and was easily the busiest place in town for good reason. Catered well to lower spice for the kids too.

1  Thank Jason N
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The food , the service could not be faulted. I had wild pig and it was magnificent, accompanied with roti bread made for a most divine and fulfilling experience. The young wait or knew his stuff being able to advise on the right amount of...More

Thank lulu1106
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Always delicious, there is a wide range of choices. The wine list is a bit limited but the service is very food.

Thank Dongbird
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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