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#1 of 1 Thai in Gore


Asian, Thai
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 15 November 2021

This is a quaint wee restaurant/takeaway in the main street of Gore. Super affordable and BYO so it does not cost a lot to dine there. I have no hesitation in recommending this location. I have dined through Asia and whilst I know what we...eat here is based on seasonal vegetables, its pretty hard to beat this for authenticity. We took what we thought were two very good Central Otago wines, a Guweurtz and pinot Noir from our fave location and the food was better and cheaper.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 13 October 2021

Popped in for lunch today and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Ordered drunken noodles with pork and was pleasantly surprised at how fresh and delicious the food was. My partner is vegetarian and she was catered for wonderfully. We asked the nice lady for recommendations and...she did not disappoint! Looking forward to our next visit.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 18 August 2020 via mobile

While travelling we stopped for dinner in Gore and had Thai at the Bamboo Tree again. Still good honest tasty Thai food. Even with just the owner out the back the meal still arrived promptly.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

Food was ok but service not so good. One of the staff or owner was abrasive, unfriendly and unhelpful.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 18 February 2020 via mobile

It's a few months since dining at the Bamboo Tree Gore and wasn't dissapointed. Simply has to be some of the best Thai food I've eaten outside of Thailand. I ordered a simple well worked chicken fried rice and they nailed it.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 19 January 2020

My husband and I visited Gore for two days. We looked over the various dining places and selected the Bamboo Tree and are very very glad we did! We often eat Thai food and are quite familiar with it, but the Bamboo Tree has a...large menu with some unusual dishes not often encountered in other Thai restaurants. We particularly liked the "Drunken Noodles," a spicy noodle dish which we had with pork. We also had the red curry with beef, and it was rich and creamy. We liked the food so much we went back again the next night and had the Chicken larb (a spicy salad) and the Pam him ma pan -- something I'd never had before -- which was a lovely sweet and spicy stir fry. I should say all of these mains we ordered included vegetables in them. We also tried the fish cake appetizer which we enjoyed . As you can probably tell, we like spicy food, but the restaurant also has many mild options. f you have never had Thai food before, the chef (a friendly and very talented Thai woman) can advise you on what to order, and I suggest you ake her advice! She knows what she is talking about. The only little complaint I have is that the rice portions served with curries and stir fries are a bit too small; you can order more rice, but there is an additional charge. If I lived in Gore I would eat here regularly! I should note that the Bamboo Tree has several tables and a small, but nice, dining room, but seems mainly to do a takeaway business. They do not serve any beer or wine, but you can bring your own and pay a small corkage fee.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 19 January 2020

Fancied some Thai on a weekend in Gore. So glad we believed the good reviews we read about Bamboo Thai. Their takeaway menu had a good range and reasonable prices. The service was good and we didn't have to wait too long. I have to...say the coconut rice was the best we have ever had, either here or in Australia, and the Massaman curry was lovely. Can definitely recommend it, and will be very happy to return when we are in the area.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2019

Popped in for a cheap and cheerful Thai Curry for lunch which exceeded all expectations. Don't be fooled by the functionality of the decor. Our curries were packed with beautifully cooked fresh vegetables in a rich flavoursome coconut cream sauce; this was hands down my...best ever red curry. Keen to return and check out the rest of the menu.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

Had lunch there today. Very much enjoyed my meal as did my wife. Tasty and we'll priced. Service was excellent, well worth the drive and will be back.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 27 July 2019

Having traveled globally .This has been the worst meal i have ever encountered ,Cold overcooked sticky noodles tasteless overpriced never to return

Date of visit: July 2019
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Bamboo Tree Thai Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3