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The Thai

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80 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 1220
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (18 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!! What a restaurant!! I’d go as far as saying literally the best Thai i’ve eaten outside of Thailand. We had the red duck curry (a staple favourite - you know it’s a winner when it has pineapple and lychee in it) and the angry...More

Thank belindabarnes28
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a busy day at the beach we elected for takeaway back to our hotel in Taipa. Excellent diverse menu with numerous vegetarian options. Friendly and courteous staff despite how busy they were.. We were well looked after.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten in before but on this occasion telephoned for a take away. Once again very good food. My big complaint however is that when I called in to collect there was a notice of a 15% public holiday surcharge. I find this irritating...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered four dishes to share all were excellent. Fast friendly service plenty of food for all of us. I ordered two for spice level that was plenty and I like hot food. So be careful what you order the waitress did warn me but...More

Thank goodfoodSeattle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here was great (and I'm not that keen on Thai food), we'd definitely come again. The staff were accommodating to our tired and hungry children, as we'd just arrived and set up our tent in Hihi. The place was full but they made...More

Thank MamooseNz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly small restaurant with lots of atmosphere and great selection of excellent Thai food (with their own dish names such as Angry Pig and Sweet Piglet). Only reason they dont get 5 stars for service is that I asked for no celery in my...More

Thank Joby B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are visitors from Auckland and dined on a very busy evening early January and without a booking they somehow squeezed us in. Its not a huge restaurant so it might pay to book to avoid disappointment. This is not an el cheapo Thai restaurant...More

Thank fleetwoodmac1
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We had a 4 hour drive from Auckland and after unpacking and setting into our holiday rental we decided to have a look at dinner options. We are so pleased we chose to eat here on our first night! We love Thai food and have...More

Thank Chante M
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Had a great meal here. Fresh, tasty and didn't break the bank. A very busy restaurant and we were there during the holidays but they still managed to fit us in, which we really appreciated.

Thank KennyGKamloops
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Had the 'best' Thai ever from this little restaurant in the far north of New Zealand. Best in New Zealand so far 🙌

Thank Mieka S
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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
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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