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Thai Chef's Restaurant Parnell

68 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-354 3489
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (10 reviews)
“green curry” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
68 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought chicken fried rice from this cafe. Some chicken pieces were a big hard and dry :(, but my colleagues fried rice was nice and yummy.

Thank vibha_n_rao
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal, one of the best takeout experiences ever. Ready in 20 mins like promised, and amongst the best Thai I've ever eaten in nz.

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I went to Thai Chef for our dinner. Tucked away at Parnell Rise, the restaurant was indeed a good find and worth the walk as it did help us work on our appetite. The appetizers had quaint names and the one that...More

Thank niveditak93
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We usually come here once a week. We have tried many different dishes all fantastic! Delicious pad thai, tom Kha soup, satay chicken, green curry , 'loyal nuts' and many more! Best Thai in Parnell!

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Was staying at Waldorf Stadium. Ordered crispy pork Pad Thai. Food was delivered quite quickly but tasted average and slightly overcooked.More

Thank melfaingaa
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant Parnell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Thank you for your comment. Just to let you know for food delivery the whole experience and taste will be slightly different to dine in. We would like to invite you to come and dine in and give us another review if that's possible....More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We had banquet 2 for $40 as part of a group booking. The food was pretty good, but it wasn't amazing. I've had better Thai up the road.

Thank rosanna_emma
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I have been to all the Thai Chef restaurants in New Zealand and while they all have an excellent menu the Parnell Thai Chef consistently offers well presented and delicious food served with traditional Thai courtesy. Prompt service, well priced and consistently very good dishes.

Thank Q2272BZpeterb
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I went with a group of 6 for the 2 for 1 entree on Monday. We were understanding that we might not be able to sit together because it was busy. We ended up squeezing at a 5 person table which the waitstaff was reluctant...More

Thank Paige P
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

"Nice relaxing environment. Nice Thai food with good service. We enjoyed our Sunday evening. Good vegetarian options available."

Thank Tapan K
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Ok, to be fair. I did not even go to this restaurant. After trying to make a reservation I backed out. I phoned them for a reservation for two on a Monday night, they asked me how many people and at what time. I told...More

Thank shophao
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant Parnell, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Sophao First please could you accept my sincere apologies for this to happen. The problem came because we were extremely busy and you were answered by our new staff whose English is not well spoken. Yes I agreed with you she could just simply...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-354 3489
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The Awards Winning Thai restaurant, The Thai Select Premium was awarded in 2011 by the Royal Thai Government for the recognition of their highest standard and their authenticity of Thai Cuisine. Free Plenty Parking at rear, BYOW & Fully Licensed, Takeaway & Delivery, Private function rooms 1x50pp & 1x18pp, our menu is EXTRAORDINARY THAI CUISINE.
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