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Thai Chef's Restaurant Wellington

1 Blair Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 4535
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (25 reviews)
“panang” (4 reviews)
“tom yum” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Blair Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a quick cheap dinner and Thai chef sorted us out! They are clearly busy so I’d recommend booking. We only had an hour at our table but our food came very quickly. Unfortunately they forgot our drinks but we had a...More

Thank ChFoss94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a busy Sat night and the service was good. Mussel appetisers and rolls were very nice. The tom yum seafood soup ordered as a main to share between 5 was a highlight and more than sufficient. Authentic and yes, spicy hot but...More

Thank Aloysius001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was exceptional from the time we arrived - smiling and friendly staff, and efficient service...orders were taken quickly and meals arrived in good time too. The food is incredible - fresh ingredients, a creative and exciting menu, excellent presentation....and incredibly tasty! We can't wait...More

Thank Daymo82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked here from the The Papa museum for a lunch break. We were not disappointed. The food was generous in quantity and very good in quality. The service was a little slow but this was due to a food delivery during the lunch time we...More

Thank Blitz S
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Me and my partner ordered a take away meal online tonight. It arrived to our Motel on time and lovely and hot. The wonderful delivery guy even delivered it to our room door which was so appreciated. The meal was absolutely delicious!!

Thank raewynwalker
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have been here on several occasions, and have found the food great. I have liked it enough to even order it for the team at work, everyone has loved it. I would recommend the restaurant to any friend. Nice clean place to have dinner...More

Thank tuspan
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I had the nam tok nua which was very good and the lab moo which was excellent. Service was very good, nice folks working there. Reminded me of home for sure.

Thank ScottMcColley
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My husband and I dined at the Thai Chef recently on a Friday night. The waiting staff were very friendly, polite and attentive (but not intrusive) The menu had plenty to choose from.The wait time was relatively short and our meals were really delicious. A...More

Thank Glenis and Juli... C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this attractively decorated restaurant with our two kids and they enjoyed it as much as us. The portions were very big and the food delicious. The location is near the waterfront and Tepapa, so handy for tourists. Staff friendly and prices good. Due...More

Thank C3P0
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food! Definitely returning! Haven't found a good Thai restaurant in Wellington that isn't prohibitively expensive for an every day takeaway/ dine in. Staff were lovely! They did bring out some of our meals at different times than requested ie. A few entrees came out...More

Thank Gori_inwellington
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Blair Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 4535
  • E-mail
The Award Thai Restaurant in Wellington - The Thai Chef's restaurant was awarded "Thai Select" PREMIUM by the Thai Prime Minister H.E. Yingluck Shinawatra on March 24, 2013 in recognition of their high quality and authenticity of Royal Thai Cuisine.Now you be the Judge.....Deliveries & TakeoutsFully licensed.Lunch Tuesday to FridayDinner 7 nights
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