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Thai Chef's Restaurant Parnell

#363 of 1,781 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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68 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-354 3489
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 14:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 them two people at 7pm. then they said that they do not take reservations and... More 

Thank shophao
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, excellent authentic Thai food and the waitresses serving the food and taking the orders are very friendly & welcoming. The only downside to this restaurant is the waitress behind the bar (perhaps the manager)- is seriously lacking customer service skills and is very rude

Thank barbararigg
Level Contributor
26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

On Valentines day we deside to eat something nice and different,but because it was a busy day at work and we were quite tired,we choose to buy the food and took it home. It was, again,the most delicious,fresh,and tasty dinner ever!!!!! Very enjoyable and well served too. PS. Great attention from the staff who always make us feel welcome ☺

Thank Adriana V
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I got take out Thai food. Very friendly, very quick (only 10 mins from phone call to pickup) and excellent food with fresh, high quality veges. Highly recommended.

Thank FromTheNakiNZ
Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Some great meals here such as the chefs specials, whole fish and chicken .Dont mind about the fun meal names just enjoy them specially liked the fried prawn cakes entree. Good wine choices matching Thai food such as New Zealand pinot gris. Limited desserts was a little bit concerning but will go back. Easy parking out the back was a... More 

Thank rvator
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Have gone a few times in the last year. Always served good food with a smile. And 2 for 1 Mondays make it one of the best priced places in Parnell. Lots to love here!

Thank HeRateYou
Napier, New Zealand
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Having read other reviews complaining about the service I did not know what to expect when we dined at this establishment in January 2017, particularly during the silly season. It was not a grab one voucher visit. However it was well worth the visit. The service was very attentive and pleasant. No arguments. The Larb Gai was very good. The... More 

Thank Mark L
1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I went with my husband for dinner tonight and we got a deal on the Grab One voucher for two mains and rice.. we asked the wait staff if fried rice was part of the deal and she clearly said yes. we ordered one red wine and one beer in addition to the menu. However, when we went to pay... More 

Thank Simran L
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I want to add on top of what Hasenag mentioned in his review. I second his opinion on Grabone. The exact words mentioned in the Grabone coupon were " Valid for all items excluding whole fish. No BYO. Max 2 coupons per visit (must be same 2 coupons)." It has been mentioned as "must be same 2 coupons", i brought... More 

2 Thank Ramaseshan T
Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

They have one of the finest Thai food in Auckland. I would definitely recommend. The only problem I had was dealing with their store manager when we had a query all she wanted was that we call/email her boss in Napier. But finally some one else in the store helped us out.

Thank Hasenag
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant Parnell, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your business. I have heard from our staffs in Auckland. As it said on the Grabone conditions before you purchased the deal, it already stated only 2 vouchers can be used a a single time per visit but you were trying to use 3 vouchers. The Grabone deal is Two for One voucher, so in reality... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
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 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-354 3489
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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