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Thai, Asian
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Reviewed 4 April 2024

First time trying these guys tonight and absolutely disgusting, ordered 2 mains for takeout, one main was mostly onion (which wasnt even mentioned on delivereasy let alone how much of the dish is onion), other main had maybe 6 tiny pieces of dry tasteless chicken...(keeping in mind this is a $34 dish when ordered for delivery)More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 13 March 2024

We were looking forward to our food after choosing this spot based on reviews. Maybe in the US we're used to different flavors for Thai, but I don't think that's it. We've had Thai food in Bali and Malaysia, and this was nowhere close. We...had the combo appetizer for 2 (most were tasteless), as well as Pad Thai (gluey with little peanut or fresh taste) and Basil &Chili stir-fry (passable flavor). The portions of the mains were definitely large. We had takeaway.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 2 June 2023 via mobile

Very clean and warm, friendly FOH staff and a chill atmosphere, with meals provided at a reasonable price. Service was super quick and the entrees were fresh and tasty. The peanut sauce (chicken satay) is obviously house made and authentic. The pork balls deserve a...mention here, the sauce accompaniment and salad were fantastic. I had the Tom Yum seafood dish which boasted full flavour and perfectly cooked prawns, mussels, fish, mushroom and squid. We went at lunchtime but this looks like it would be perfect for a romantic dinner as well. There's something amazing about soups in an Invercargill winter and this meal was a definite comfort today. Thanks Thai Opal, what an amazing experience👍🏼 10/10 would do againMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 13 May 2023 via mobile

After having such a great experience at their Dunedin restaurant, we were keen to try this one. And it didn’t disappoint. The same great real Thai well priced food along with the well priced Central Otago Pinot noir. The restaurant was busy in an otherwise...quiet town. Great ambience and faultless service. Would definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 27 February 2023 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Thai Opal. Staff were great, food delivered efficiently, was tasty and generous portions. Reasonably priced too.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 16 November 2022

I haven't eaten in for some time but Thai Opal have the best Thai meals! Portions are generous and I can get an entirely safe gluten free meal.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 14 October 2022 via mobile

Great experience all round, excellent service, super tasty food, good portion sizes and great value. Really enjoyed our meal

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 5 June 2022

Thai Opal is always a great experience, dining in or take away the food is always great and they are very accomodating when it comes to allergies. Staff are friendly and welcoming

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 27 May 2022

We watched our meals get delivered to 2 groups of people that arrived after us. There seems to be confusion around table service. We asked where our meals were, then not long my husband recieved his and was halfway through his meal before I recieved...mine. We won't be going back.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 20 March 2022 via mobile

Service is always friendly, food is fresh, hot and delicious. Never fails to disappoint. Best Thai in town, hands down.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 17 July 2021

Tasteful decor and background music at a sensible menu. Extensive drinks menu with many wines and a good selection of Asian beers. The prawn twisters aren't something I see that often on a menu, but they were cooked to perfection and reminded me of the...time I had them in the restaurant across the road from my old office in Bangkok. I went with the spicy noodles with chicken for the main. I went with hot for the spice level and it was perfect, it was also straight out of the pan, so hot in a temperature sense too, which was nice. Originally, I'd thought about going for a dessert (they have Thai mango sticky rice amongst other things), but the main was so generous, I wouldn't have been able to manage it. Lovely, attentive and friendly staff. I'll certainly be back the next time I'm in the city!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 6 April 2021

Went with my Mum for lunch amazing atmosphere and food got a jungle curry and Thai iced tea which were delicious and Mums noodles were amazing according to her. Food is quite spicy but it’s perfect for all occasions fancy enough for a date or...important meeting but casual enough for a girls day outMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 13 March 2021 via mobile

Really delicious meals. Friendly service. I had the Ginger Vege Stirfry. It was outstanding. Easily the best meal I had all holiday.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 3 March 2021

Thai Opal is my favorite restaurant in Invercargill for both lunch (usually with my workmates) or dinner (most often takeaway). Awesome staff, nothing is ever a problem. They cater to dietary requirements really well and have a good understanding of allergies.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 7 January 2021 via mobile

A very Yummy Pad Thai Chicken takeaway tonight, at good price and excellent service from Danielle :)

Date of visit: January 2021
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