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Reviewed 4 May 2024

Hoorah, the Thai Tahuna is open again - we are very happy. This is an excellent, undervalued restaurant, with beautiful Thai food - delicious. The service, quality and price are all excellent, first class, fast and so polite. Can't wait to go there again.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 25 April 2024

Went for an evening meal last night. The staff were exceptional,friendly and very professional.The food was absolutely amazing. Quick service and very generous size meals. 150% review and Will definetly be back

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 24 March 2024

Excellent !!! Service, food and price - absolutely lovely. I'm so glad this restaurant is open again after so long closed. They deserve applause for everything they put in.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 12 February 2024

Takeaway meal, quickly prepare. Prices have increased, but probably in line with food and wage increases. Too much celery for my liking and some of the meat was a bit chewy. Polite service. Reusable cloth bag provided.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 24 January 2024

After spending a week in Nelson, eating out every evening, this was the best meal we had both for service and quality of food. Everything was freshly cooked and beautifully presented. We had not made a reservation but Were found a table and served immediately....Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 1 January 2024 via mobile

Very disappointing! I am up in Nelson over Xmas! I went here because it’s the same place we love on Cranford st in chch I felt like my favourite lamb shank dish which is so good in chch and I couldn’t believe what I had...been given when I got home! Dried sliced lamb! Not lamb shank. I’d avoid this place.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 13 August 2023 via mobile

Definitely recommend, tasty food well cooked and presented. We had the spring rolls plus pork spare ribs for entree followed by sweet and sour pork and Vietnamese chicken salad for main and couldn’t fault them. Will be back next time we are passing through

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 13 November 2021

I dont normally complain but I had to with this meal...It was a takeaway and as soon as I opened it...it looked horrible and smelt terrible....worst meal ever...had to throw it out....No coconut cream in there and smelt of dirty fish water....Worst excuse for a...Thai meal Ive ever seen.....More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 9 October 2021

I’ve just collected a chicken Thai green curry takeout and it’s the worst Thai I’ve ever had. It’s looks and tastes watered down. No flavour to it at all. Smells horrible, taste is horrible and look horrible. Definitely don’t recommend and will not be going...back.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 8 September 2021

Our 1st order during lockdown and it was so beautiful. Great sized servings and you didn't have to pay more for the rice - well done we'll be back.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 28 June 2021 via mobile

Suburban Thai restaurant at Tahunanui, Nelson. No booking required. Good selection of dishes Attentive and fast service. Recommended.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 29 April 2021

This place has an awesome menu and such good food! We had the Laksa and Panang curry and they were both great, with the service and hospitality to match.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 28 April 2021

We used to come to this restaurant many years ago when we used to go camping with the children at the local camping ground. This restaurant is like many Thai restaurants in New Zealand in that it runs as a family affair. The service is...prompt and friendly and you certainly don't wait long for your meals to be delivered. The food is pleasant, not spectacular, it is what you expect and it is certainly good value.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 27 April 2021

Nearly empty on a Saturday night, should have been a give away sign. Very average food, except the Chinese lemon Chicken was OK.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 16 April 2021 via mobile

We had the Pad Thai and Tom Yum soup, and we loved it. Perfect roti also. Friendly service. No complaints.

Date of visit: April 2021
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THAI TAHUNA, Nelson - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions about Thai Tahuna

Yes, Thai Tahuna offers takeaway services.

Thai Tahuna is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4