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Sawadee Thai Cuisine

42A Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (7 reviews)
“panang curry” (4 reviews)
“beef dish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42A Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to eat a group of friends of 7 couples at the beginning of December 2017. The restaurant has easy access, situated in the outskirts of the center of Auckland. We were sit near to the entrance, in a romantic place with candles. All...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Had the macadamia chicken which was awesome - curries ok, like what you would get anywhere else. Awesome venue & friendly staff

Thank Courtz27
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Food was ok, nothing special, you can find similar at your local takeaway. The one dish i was looking forward to was the whole fish came as pieces of fillet that had basically just been deep fried with a little tasteless sauce Environment is quite...More

Thank Kesh D
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Was extremely disappointed on my last visit to this restaurant with family group of 18 people service and atmosphere was pleasant but the food was such a disappointment. We ordered a wide range of entrees which was not very appertising. Satay was bad so was...More

Thank PrashantFiji
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I came here for lunch on Father's Day. It wasn't busy during the day but they said it was going to be busy at night. It's a huge place and it's got a great feel about it. Beautifully decorated inside with comfortable...More

Thank KiwiBax
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Not the best meal ever but it was good and a good price as well as close to where we were staying. The satay was great when mixed with the stir fried rice.

Thank D P
Reviewed 10 August 2017

From the street this place looks very small and sparse however when you step through the doors it’s a whole different vibe! There is heaps of seating and lots of different areas to choose from. The food is amazing, fragrant and delicious. I had a...More

Thank shazzzalongley
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We often eat here and it never disappoints. The staff are very welcoming and the food is always of a very high standard. There is never a long wait for food and it does get very busy. The staff are very attentive. We always end...More

Thank amituanai
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I write this review in the hope that the new manager of 3 years will read this and make changes to what I called for many years, "The best Thai Restaurant in Auckland". Sadly I have seen Sawadee fall dramatically in my estimation in the...More

2  Thank 986jasmine
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food it was amazing, 100% would return. The flavours were incredible and catered for our needs brilliantly

Thank bbisley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42A Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: 376-0320
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