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Thai Royal

) #27 of 29 Restaurants in Matamata €€ - €€€ Asian, Thai
2 Tainui Street, Matamata 3400, New Zealand
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible26%
19 Mar 2017
“Not that great”
30 Mar 2017
“Great food”
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Asian, Thai
€€ - €€€
2 Tainui Street, Matamata 3400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

I don't understand the bad reviews on here. Portion sizes were good value and the food tasted delicious and flavoursome. Service was friendly too. What more can you ask for?!

Thank Smileyglobetrotter
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The food here in my opinion is overpriced for the quantity and quality of the dishes. service was ok and the restaurant was empty, which should have been an indication of restaurant.

Thank JonathanKing031
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

$25 for a curry? You have to be joking. Average food at about twice the price I usually pay. Only stayed as the kids are starving. Really disappointing. Avoid.

Thank Edwin287
Reviewed 25 April 2016

1) Service staff The lady that attended to us was very friendly and chatty. She really made us feel welcome and helped us pickout our choices. 2) Pricing I felt it was quite expensive for the food / dishes served. I am not sure if...More

Thank CKJmark
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Bland tasteless food and pricy by local standards left us very disappointed with this outlet. I have been to many Thai restaurants and this is the worse so far.

Thank Manpac573
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Ate lunch here around 3pm on 10 Feb and were the only customers. The food is extremely bland and a rip off. More importantly, I lost my new engagement ring on the floor and by the time I realised and called the Thai waitress/owner who...More

4  Thank Lily M
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Group dinner on way back from Auckland. Clean fresh flavours. Crisp veges. Stir fries and salads ordered. No drinks order taken. Pleasant lady serving. No other patrons 7pm Saturday night. Some dishes were not hot when presented only warm. OK but probably won't return.

Thank papamoapipes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

we got takeaway and were given extra spring rolls which were very tasty. the owner was very pleasant

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 8 June 2015

The place looks good from the outside. We had two meals but both were not very tasty. We are from Australia and often have Thai food but this meal wasn't something I could rate as nice. I was disappointed and I hate giving a bad...More

Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Authentic food at a real Thai restaurant in Matamata. Food and cooking is as authentic as you can get in Thailand. No complaints. Menu had a good selection and food came out relatively quick. Service was good though menu prices were, I think, a little...More

Thank Diving-Addiction00
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  • Address: 2 Tainui Street, Matamata 3400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Matamata
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