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Thai Chef's Restaurant Wellington

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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” (27 reviews)
“tom yum” (5 reviews)
“red curry” (4 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 yesterday via mobile

Great service and food was nice but found that their mild is a bit more medium so if you not into hot keep that in mind

Thank Morgen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Thai Chef on both Friday and Saturday nights.The noise level was terrible, tables very close together making the dining experience unpleasant.The staff were courteous and apologised about the noise but we had to leave early.The food was very nice but night was...More

Thank Gillian L
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We decided we should have a Thai meal in Wellington before we headed north as we thought we might not get the opportunity to have a Thai meal in Napier which was our next destination, only to discover that the owner of the Wellington restaurant...More

Thank BBTrisha
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Heard this place was amazing! & yes it is. As soon as we walked in, we were immediately greeted by friendly staff. We booked ahead via phone, but arrived early. However we were immediately seated. & the kind waitress gave us menus to peruse through....More

Thank Pele O
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Great location, service and range. There are actually many Thailand restaurants in Wellington which is a big surprise. I love Thai food as lived there for about 17 months and acquired a taste for their dishes. It’s important to note that Thai food in other...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

The food was delicious and plentiful. The service was speedy and friendly. The décor was nice Bew warned that, unlike others, their hot flavour means hot.

Thank mitsilad
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Hi Thanks for your generous comments. We are so delighted to see that we have meet your satisfaction. We are looking forward to seeing you back soon. Chang

Reviewed 9 February 2018 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 4 February 2018 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 28 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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