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US$12 - US$18
Asian, Thai
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before, decided to pick up some food to take home. Got home still nice and hot. Food was very flavoursome and more than enough for 1 person.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 10 March 2020

Had been visiting the restaurant for the last 8 months. Food was good and floor staff provide good service. Did make a booking at the restaurant yesterday ( 09/03/2020) for dinner. The manageress we extremely rude and unfriendly to us. Very poor management skill and...lack of courtesy to help customer.. I hope the top management would look at this matter seriously as I believed it will tarnish the image of Thai Chef restaurant in Parnell. This is not the first time we encounter her unfriendly manner and I believed we are speak for many others who had similar experience with her.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 23 December 2019

Terribly sweet mains with the roti inedible. So much sugar. Not the fresh Thai we’d expected. Service was not great. Best bit was the byo at $6 a bottle.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 6 November 2019 via mobile

I first visited this restaurant at least 20 years ago and recently returned. Their vegetarian baked tofu is amazing.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 17 October 2019

My boyfriend and I went on the Monday night 2 for 1 offer and it was amazing! The starters were fantastic and tasty, and both of our curries were super yummy! We really enjoyed the sticky rice, washed down by a tiger beer! Already booked...in for next Monday!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 29 August 2019

Great selection of delicious dishes. I had the Tum Yum and it was full of prawns and. all beautifully cooked. The Green curry with chicken was very good. I would like to try it with more bamboo and no chicken.The staff were all very helpful....The maitre d was very pleasant and helpful;More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

A little different than normal Thai restaurants. Menu a little querky, descriptors of dishes a little different. Food was very good. Only complaint was charging $3.50 for corkage on one bottle of wine between 3 people. Advertised as per two people per bottle. Overall a...good night and we will probably be back.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 15 April 2019

I only did a takeaway here and experienced very friendly service. Once I got home and ate my meal, I wished I was still at the restaurant to compliment the chef. The food was excellent.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 7 March 2019

We stayed a few days in Auckland and had dinner here several times. Great Thai food - everything we had was terrific, the Massaman Curry is unbeatable. Try the Thai Iced Tea! We came as strangers and left as friends - thank you, Oh and...team!More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 26 February 2019 via mobile

I met a friend for an early Thursday dinner, we were the only diners as the restaurant just opened however they progressively got busier as the night went on. Service was good. The food was phenomenal. I had the best Pad Thai with Crispy Pork...Belly here. Reasonably priced. Good sized portion. Will return.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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