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The Original Thai Restaurant

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155 The Parade, Wellington 6023, New Zealand
+64 4-383 5596
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We return regularly as food and service always spot on. Many authentic Thai options and always, fresh ingredients

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Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere really good for mixed entree for two tastes so good great place for a staff function Highly recommend

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Thank Tim D
Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our local Thai restaurant and the food is delicious! Lots of fresh veggies, great flavours and just really yummy. The decor is a little tired but the owner is super friendly and welcoming and we love coming here.

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Thank KHofdy
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty much every dish is top quality and very authentic. I can state that is the best Thai in Wellington and the price is very appropriate for the city standards. Totally recommend

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Thank Hawk5d
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Can't believe I havn't been there before, real hidden treasure! Can't fault the evening one bit. Young waiter was excellent and older waiter was hillarious, everyone full of smiles and laid back, left very full and very happy. Will definitely be going there regularly, the food was perfect!

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Thank brendan h
Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place. We'd eat here every night if I could. We often get takeaway but dine in on occasion. Food is Devine service excellent but decor is a little dated but easily forgiven once you start eating

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Thank George H
Wellington, New Zealand
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The Thai restaurant in Island Bay is a community asset. Been around IB since we moved here as a child. Amazing food, front of house so happy and helpful. You cant help but keep coming back

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Thank Sonya K
manawatu
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is by far the best Thai food I have ever had in New Zealand. I would recommend the Red Chicken Curry. Service with a smile all the way.

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Thank anuann
Wellington
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have been going to the Original Thai restaurant for over 20 years, the same owner has had the restaurant all that time (23 years). We have never had a bad meal or experience in all that time. We especially love the mixed entrees and wished we lived closer so we could have them more often. We also recommend the... More 

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Thank radaNZ
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Used to live in Wellington and be a regular. Visited last week and the food was so good we had to go twice. Fabulous friendly service, well priced and amazing food. Happy days

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Thank NZLucy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 The Parade, Wellington 6023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-383 5596

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