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Thai Chef's Restaurant Napier

110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-843 4595
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“thai food” (18 reviews)
“coconut rice” (4 reviews)
“prawn cakes” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

favourite of mine for years. Usually I buy takeaways but a case of last minute booking and a rare dine-in occasion did not disappoint. Our male waiter offered exceptional service and responded to our requests promptly. The food was exceptions and continually topped up our...More

Thank Spasifik M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing a taste sensation- gorgeous. Coconut rice and Thai roti so good . Had the royal prawn couldn't have been happier

Thank weewendyweasel
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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 5 November 2017

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 21 October 2017 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 20 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
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier 4110, 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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