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Golden Bell Thai Restaurant

104 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 9388
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (26 reviews)
“tom yum” (6 reviews)
“green curry” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
104 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The dishes here are very fresh, tasty and sumptuous. The curries were great. The ambience was good and all staff were nice and friendly.

Thank TravellerPorirua
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Haven’t been for quite a while but was assured it hadn’t changed hands from the original owner. Methinks it has. Very poor service. Doubt wether be back even though food was ok.

Thank Steph B
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We ordered, waited over an hour and got served our entree. The food was not great, over cooked. While there were only 3 other couples in the restaurant the staff could not tell us when our main would come. Not being able to wait any...More

Thank Ehehe
Reviewed 19 April 2018

This was the most disgusting meal we have ever been served in our lives and that is no exaggeration!!! We are local and have been to the Golden Bell a number of times in the past and it was always great but I believe it...More

Thank bevmcshea
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Dined alone as in town on business and apart from me, there were only 6 others whilst I was there. As you can imagine the service was prompt and the older of the 2 front of house staff was definitely friendlier. I chose a Penang...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

It was a soaking wet night after a day of walking and discovering Nelson cbd. We decided that we wanted to have a nice meal so my girlfriend and iI ended up in the Golden Bay, it was a nice and warm restaurant and we...More

Thank Dj M
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Dinner with friends to catch up prior to theatre, restaurant only half full. waited 45 mins before chasing up as running out of time.5 mins after asking we were given 3 meals out of 5, 5 mins later a 4th meal arrived and we questioned...More

Thank cjmck71
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Dressed up for an evening out,went to the Golden Bell on a grab a deal,sold as an Thai Experience,yeah right,a drink,entree and main for two,what a waste of money,time and mileage.The ginger beer was ok served in a large heavy handled mug, for a lady...More

1  Thank Dunca2015
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

So delicious!!! Carried out from here and were not disappointed! Veggie egg rolls, tom yum, green curry, stir fry basil and stir fry ginger were all delicious! We had a few dietary restrictions but even with those each dish was amazing. Portions are generous as...More

Thank Kavita S
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Food was fine but we were the only table occupied during our visit? makes us wonder why. It's a bit weird as there's an older lady sitting on 1 of those chairs probably for takeaway customers staring at us, maybe a family member of the...More

Thank Stephy_SL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-545 9388
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