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Thai Chef's Restaurant Wellington

1 Blair Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 4535
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (25 reviews)
“green curry” (11 reviews)
“tom yum” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Blair Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 6 days ago

Let's make this simple. If you like Thai cuisine you have to go here. If you have never tried Thai food then it is the best place to start. The staff were excellent, friendly and polite. The hardest part of the experience was trying to...More

Thank tuffalan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vege & tofu panga curry was phenomenal! Creamy and delicious. The staff are friendly and polite. Great big round tables - fab for groups and a BYo

Thank PeoplesNolan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are real Thai food fans, and this restaurant is way and above our favorite in Wellington. The atmosphere and decor are good, the food is excellent and so is the service. We have never had a bad meal in all the times we have...More

Thank marygray0908
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love Thai chef! Staff are friendly, gpod prices and great food. Really good place for a BYO. Went there for work and order the classic kiwi with roti sides. Dish came with coconut rice and was around $30. Brilliant flavours!

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant as a large group and overall everything was good! Wait staff were friendly and overall the food was good. Even though the food was good it was not as amazing as I was hoping for. I've had a lot of "wow" Asian...More

Thank Matt_and_Mylo
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Last night I went to this restaurant. We had the 'alcoholic noodles' and 'larb' which were both tasty (the larb was a bit over salted). The atmosphere was upbeat, the staff very polite and the furnishings quite lovely. A couple of things grated pretty badly...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I do agree that the ambiance, presentation of the servers and all round vibe is good but the food is very average and overpriced. The food is presented really well maybe a little over the top but the red curry I had was very tasteless...More

Thank Dafne111
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nice quick service very tasty meals, expansive menu, inexpensive meals. My favourite would have to be the crispy pork pad ped. Restuarant is easy to find opposite new world in Allen Lane.

Thank KiwiBoy66
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Best to book for this place as it is always busy! And when we did get to eat there we could see and taste why! The four of us had different meals and ALL the food was absolutely delicious. The wait staff were very helpful...More

Thank Kathi M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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
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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