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The Oriental Thai - CLOSED

58 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-801 8080
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
58 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Under new management thankfully. This is definitely now worth a visit if you like good authentic Thai food. They have $10 lunches during weekdays, and the portions are large. There is so much choice on the menu. Service is good, restaurant clean, spacious and the...More

Thank 156AnneF156
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The Oriental Thai has been an institution for many years in Wellington. Sad and tired it has been replaced in the last few months (since March 2017) by a new and quite superb "Big Elephant Thai Restaurant" that is serving great Thai food. I have...More

2  Thank Muzzaj
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The Oriental Thai has changed its name to The Big Elephant and is under new management. Our party of four enjoyed a lovely meal with great service. We will definitely return.

1  Thank Queenbees67
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed. The service was very unorganized and my curry was cold and my rice was not only cold bit had a hard crust on the outside as if it had been lying around the kitchen for some time. Nothing has changed really since...More

Thank scottyj443
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Oriental thai has been replaced by the Big Elephant Thai restaurant. We are going to try it tonight. The rating is just because you have to rate it something.

Thank catsongea
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We've been here a few times and have always walked out very happy. Last night was better than ever. The best Thai green duck curry I've had. My husband ordered the red chicken curry and loved his too. I hear this place has just recently...More

Thank CEZZ81
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

meal was super delicious. my curry was spot on. definitely be back in new year. really filling. no complaints from me

Thank Sy R
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Just finished eating the worst and disgusting Pad Thai ever. Being a pad thai lover, I am ver familiar to the taste of an authentic pad thai. This one was no where close. I opted the take away option. Got home to find to eggs,...More

Thank Ankit B
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I mixed up which Thai place on Cambridge Terrace was in the entertainment book, so my boyfriend and I found ourselves here. We were the only people in at 8pm on a Tuesday, with a couple of people popping in for takeaways. Food was amazing!...More

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this food! We flew into Wellington today and wanted something close and convenient for dinner. We walked into the take away section of the restaurant and had a chuckle how small the customer service section was. We didn't realize at that point...More

Thank Pebble_79
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  • Address: 58 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-801 8080
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