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La Thai

69 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8060
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (33 reviews)
“curry” (18 reviews)
“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
69 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting Akaroa on a cruise and stopped in this restaurant while wandering the town. As lovers of dim sum, we were shocked to find approximately 7 varieties of dim sum, most with prawns. Surprisingly quite delicious!

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here and it was fairly priced and served quickly. The staff were friendly and accommodating. There is good, free wifi and chilled tap water too. Would recommend.

Thank PeterWalks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a day in Akaroa from a cruise. Only had coffees here but very nice, good friendly service, nice outdoor setting

Thank Woo1949
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

But expensive for Thai food - And I use Sydney and San Francisco as direct and recent comparisons! 2235

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were after something quick and cheaper than what was on offer elsewhere, La Thai was a fantastic find. This was recommended by the receptionist at the local Top 10 holiday park and we are please we listened to him. Huge portions of fresh tasting...More

Thank tda321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Order food at the counter and it is brought to your table. Reasonable prices and food delicious. Location good on the harbour front.

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We stopped here for lunch one day as we had been missing Thai food. The food was good, it could have been a little spicier. They even had Chang beer.

Thank karen6490
Patty0007, General Manager at La Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

We are happy to hear that you enjoy our Thai food. For that extra spicy you can always ask our lovely staff for more chilli and you can add that on to suit your preference. Thank you.

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

One of the few places I could get a plain iced tea! They also had great ice cream and their pork buns ( Baos) were outstanding!! If we stayed longer, I would have eaten dinner there.

Thank Dale H
Patty0007, General Manager at La Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you for your five start review. We are happy to hear that you like our tea, ice cream and pork buns. Hope we will see you next time you visit Akaroa.

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Don’t expect real Thai Food, it’s ready in 2 minutes and taste like microwave food. It’s oke but not for a. I’ve real Thai dinner!

Thank mentaltheo
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Good range of Thai food. The restaurant has a nice location, it faces the Akaroa water front. Prompt and courteous service. The food was in large portions and quite filling.

Thank RajeshShanbhag
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 8060
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