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Thai Chef's Restaurant Napier

110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-843 4595
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (19 reviews)
“prawn cakes” (2 reviews)
“coconut rice” (3 reviews)
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12:00 - 14:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

VERY DISAPPOINTED ! Appetisers were so overcooked and tasteless-Three Kings - selection of seafood - I reckon the tyres on my car would have been more palatable - we couldnt even bite the calamari, let alone cut it.!! As for the Lamb Yum Yum -...More

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read a brochure in the motel we were staying at that says that Thai Chef's restaurant will pick you up and drop off. We booked and were picked up on time by a lovely friendly young man who even opened the door for us! We...More

Thank pip_dman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Simply beautiful food. Highly recommended. Ocean Volcano was a very special treat and the baked cheesecake was to die for

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have now been to the Thai restaurant in onekawa twice and both times I have really enjoyed their food and the choices that they offer . I have tried different kinds off dishes and have not been disappointed at what I have chosen. The...More

Thank junegraced
Reviewed 29 September 2017

best Thai restaurant in Hawkes Bay. say Max said. and they will look after you. lots parking. easy to get to. I was born and raised just around the corner.

Thank MaxNeumegen
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had a nice nice mid week with friends. Two of which are spice addicts. So Thai was a great choice. Thai Chef has a great history they started out in a caravan and were so successful they were able to set up a restaurant....More

Thank Shari T
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

All 6 of us were very happy with the food. We are visitors but the locals tell us they come often which is why we all came today.

Thank 490peterj
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We usually love the food from Thai Chef's but today it was crap, chewy pre cooked meat, stodgy pancake rolls and an excess of poorly cut and prepared veggies.

Thank Stevewasnothappy
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was lovely and warm, waitress was busy but attentive, we thought we might have to wait ages for food as a big table ordered just before us but we didn't have to wait long at all, pork was incredible and duck was good if...More

Thank f0odie300
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We booked a family dinner here including fussy teens. The service was great, attentive but not too over the top. The menu was extensive and we would recommend Tom Yum soup, delicious, the vegetable seafood stirfry was lovely too. The prawn cakes with plum sauce...More

Thank Masson5
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21 October 2016|
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Response from NattachaiChang | Property representative |
Hi I am away until the end of December. Any matter please see the manager.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-843 4595
  • E-mail
Most Award Thai Restaurant in Napier - The Thai Chef's restaurant was awarded "Thai Select" PREMIUM by the Thai Prime Minister H.E. Yingluck Shinawatra on March 24, 2013 in recognition of their high quality and authenticity of Royal Thai Cuisine.

Now you be the Judge.....Deliveries & TakeoutsFully licensed.Lunch Tuesday to FridayDinner 7 nights
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