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TukTuk Bangkok Thai Restaurant

19 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“thai food” (13 reviews)
“panang curry” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here twice now hoping the second visit would be a better experience but both times I have recieved awful customer service. The older man who was on the bar spent most of the time yelling at the kitchen staff and arguing loud enough...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank B-Rose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although some of the dishes were moderately edible, the owner did not smile once all night long, my soup tasted of nothing but hot chili peppers and burned my tongue, the rice was so over cooked that it was mush and yet somehow it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SJtravellers
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

The waitress was delightful, but the old waiter looks as if he really doesn’t want to be there. He spoilt what could have been a pleasant evening because the food is really good

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 1950 on a Friday night before an event the next day, the restaurant was half full, we walked to the bar as no one greeted us at the door, we asked for a table for 2, time told by a man that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 24 November 2018

We arrived late in Russell on a weekday and most restaurants were shut. The Thai was about to close but kept the kitchen open long enough to prepare us a meal. Really good tofu based curry and stir fry.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Devaflam
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The food was quite good here but extremely rude service from the second we walked in the door, from what I can only describe as a miserable old man. Not a good way to treat tourists who are visiting your small town. We had thoroughly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RyanS6785
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We were so happy to find this wonderful restaurant at the heart of Russell. The food is so yummy. You can feel the taste, the different food sensation in your mouth. From the green curry chicken, to the pad Thai noodles, the sautéed beef and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank WilmaE200
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for take away as we’d just arrived in Russell. The restaurant was half full, but the food looked delicious as it was being delivered. Grabbed a beer and waited while ours was cooked. It was tasty and swift. No issues. Would recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chapstar
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I came here with some new friends from Russell. They eat here all the time. The food is excellent. The service can be a little salty. It's not bad, just that the owner (who also serves) is not the overly friendly type. That's okay. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CookGirl-CA
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Contrary to other reviews, the service was tops and the food is some of the best Thai I have ever tasted! The garlic mussels and the seafood main were to die for. Charles was great and wife loved her food too. Go tuk tuk you...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
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