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Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant

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237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-358 3095
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17:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was very yummy, we had a Seafood Tom Yum to start which was absolutely amazing, and followed with some really tasty blue elephant pork curry and duck with cashews. My favourite traditional Thai food for a few years and I'd say probably about the best. Service was really the stand out part for me though, everyone was so... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Blue Elephant after reading good reviews on Trip Advisor,it certainly lived up to and surpassed these awards. Best Thai meal I have tasted outside of Thailand. Excellent friendly service. Food beyond our expectations ,well worth a visit Keith & Lynn Co Durham

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited this restaurant after reading lots of good reviews on Trip Advisor. Restaurant is just off the main road and we struggled to find it at first but so glad we did, well worth a visit. The food is exceptional, had chicken satay for starter followed by Red Curry / chicken with basil and chilli and... More 

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3 Thank IanD66_10
Auckland
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great night out with friends to a lovely restaurant which is obviously very popular with the locals. We were greeted with smiles and a genuine welcome. The food was typical Thai and came out in good time. All in all a lovely meal.

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1 Thank Karen C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my friends on my birthday, love the food and the service was great. Will definitely return soon.

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2 Thank _Z5197SM
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend was visiting from America, and she is a vegetarian, so I had to find a vegetarian-friendly restaurant for dinner, and I'm so glad we chose Blue Elephant. They were so welcoming, and the food was delicious. If you get a chance, definitely ask them to show you how they make the carrot-flowers!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good but based on the reviews I expected it to be the most amazing Thai food. It was good and had a nice meal but pricey for what it was.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Were advised to go to this restaurant and came to a wonderful little enterprise where I had some of the best Thai food I've eaten recently. Charming staff, excellent kitchen and reasonable prices. You couldn't do better!

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2 Thank tenmiletom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family on a special occasion. Loved the food very authentic. Customer service was excellent. Highly recommended.

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cute and cosy ambience, packed with a team of welcoming friendly staff. The foods were superb full of Thai flavours. Highly recommended to those who loves Thai foods and looking for a place which money is well spent on.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 43
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 00:00
Monday
17:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 00:00
Thursday
17:30 - 00:00
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-358 3095
Description
Auckland's taste sensation in a warm cosy atmosphere with great service. Whether for a romantic dinner or lunch, a catch up with friends or family or for business entertainment, we can cater for your needs. With seating capacity maxing out at around 40 to 50 (depending on seating arrangements), it is advisable to make a telephone reservation. The restaurant also offers great wines, cocktails, beers and a nice selection of teas. We also have a nice under cover outdoor area.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?