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Sai Eatery is Napier’s newest Thai dining experience. We offer a modern menu to our customers. Freshness and flavour are never compromised with the delicious, vibrant menu being matched equally with a stunning décor and excellent service.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic from start to finish! The food is seriously the best thai that I have had outside of Thailand. The service by Kom and team is superb. The wine list is well thought out and the spice is just right. Loved the high window...seats. It was so good we went back for lunch on the Friday before we left town. Just do it!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 13 October 2021

So glad we decided to dine here…. It felt like we had been transported on holiday to Thailand - food and service was superb. Super tasty - thank you! We will be back on our next trip to Napier.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 29 April 2021 via mobile

Whānau first here. Food outstanding and cooked with āroha. Service superb. A top spot. Ngā mihi, Jo.

Date of visit: April 2021
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saithainz, Marketing at Sai Thai Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2021

Thank you Jo, you've made our day reading your great feedback! SAI Thai Team :)

Reviewed 27 April 2021 via mobile

This place was recommended to me by one of the local motels, I have never regretted following that recommendation. There are many good food places in Napier, but this is by far my favourite. About a week ago I was back in town and brought...some colleagues with me. They concur that both the Cashew chicken and beef rib rendang are amazing. Not massive portions but perfectly sized. Packed with flavour. Always a pleasure eating here.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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saithainz, General Manager at Sai Thai Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2021

Thank you for your amazing feedback. The ever popular chicken cashew and Panang Beef curry is a must try. Glad you really enjoyed your selections. Warmest regards, SAI Thai Team :-)

Reviewed 6 March 2021 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food. Well presented and delicious. The Tom yum was great. The service was fantastic as well. Loved this restaurant

Date of visit: March 2021
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saithainz, General Manager at Sai Thai Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2021

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your meals and our service. Thanks for the great feedback! SAI Team :-)

Reviewed 1 March 2021 via mobile

I love this restaurant, the food is outstanding! Have just had our second meal here. Last time approx 6 months ago, equally as good for a business dinner or a couples dinner! Staff are so friendly and helpful. If you like tasty fusion Thai, Sai...Thai is an incredible tasty version that has taste buds singing!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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saithainz, General Manager at Sai Thai Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2021

Thank you Raelene, we'll look forward to seeing you again soon! SAI Team :-)

Reviewed 13 January 2021 via mobile

Fantastic Asian fusion food, very good value and great staff. We were made to feel very welcome, the food was some of the best I’ve had outside of Asia. The mussels marinated in red curry sauce and wrapped in naan bread were amazing.

Date of visit: January 2021
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saithainz, General Manager at Sai Thai Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2021

Thanks for your amazing review. We always love to read customer feedback. We are so glad you had a great dining experience. Kind regards, SAI Thai Team :)

Reviewed 9 January 2021 via mobile

Lovely location. We took a table outside. Vegetarian starters were exquisite. Stir fry and tofu based noodle were the mains. Lovely atmosphere. Great service.

Date of visit: January 2021
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saithainz, General Manager at Sai Thai Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2021

Many thanks for the lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed our selection of vegan starters and main. We hope to see you again on your next visit. Sai Thai Team :-)

Reviewed 7 January 2021 via mobile

Great food, we will come again. Nice friendly and tasty restaurant. We just dropped in by chance. We will certainly return

Date of visit: January 2021
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saithainz, General Manager at Sai Thai Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2021

We are so grateful for your 5 star review. Thanks for sharing your feedback with us,.. and the community, Warmest regards, SAI Thai eatery :-)

Reviewed 30 December 2020 via mobile

There is a pork cracking entree they appear to overate and sell to us Newcomers. Choose something else. They have on the menu that you can choose brown rice as a side until you try to order it and it's not available. I had stir...fried veggies as a main, they added tofu as requested which was great. But there were only raw broccoli including large chuncks of the stem, cooked cauliflower and some mushrooms. I requested ginger be added but it may have been powdered not fresh ginger. This poor meal was $28. My partner had a chicken & cashew. It was overly sweet $28. Overall wasn't the nicest of meals we have had and wouldn't rush back there.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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I think they would be. If you like to let your children run around and make noise probably not but if they sit under a measure of self restraint yes. There is outdoor/footpath seating and that might be suitable for your... More
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Yes, Sai Thai Eatery offers takeaway services.

Sai Thai Eatery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4