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Suk Jai Thai Restaurant

93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
+64 9-437 7287
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (46 reviews)
“panang” (14 reviews)
“duck” (23 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is the best Thai restaurant I have eaten at. On this occasion a large takeaway order to eat with friends. Just be sure to pre order by phone and when you arrive to pick up it will be ready for you - however there...More

Thank Glenis G
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Hard to beat, nice food. Always chocker with people Friday night. Kids love the food aswell so makes it easy choice.

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A great time thoroughly enjoyed it wasn't well looked after food was fantastic highly recommend staff ready look after you

Thank N608NOpeterr
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Best Thai food I've tried anywhere, we all loved our choice of food, I don't think you wouldn't like anything on their menu, I wasn't sure about a cold Larb dish so I decided on something different, but the chef made me a taste anyway...More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We stayed nearby at the Continental motel and when we asked about a good local restaurant they recommended the Suk Jai as being very good. We were told that it is essential to book if we wanted to eat there and we asked the motel...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Just had to have the Tempura squid again for entree with Chicken Satay sticks. The Tempura Squid is just so delicate and tender, just melting in your mouth. The best I have experienced from many years of eating. We tried something different than we normally...More

Thank Warren Pat S
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Excellent attentive service, superb food, great location. We are regular diners, and choose different dishes every time. We have never been disappointed.

Thank sherylmai
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal in Suk Jai two days ago. The staff were really friendly. The menu had lots of options; we had the Golden Triangles to start, which were a light starter, a good size to share between two. We then had a...More

Thank Smuckers1
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Thai cuisine is one of our favorite and we have visited many authentic Thai restaurants, however - this restaurant has a menu that stands apart. Absolutely delicious, fantastic service, and a credit to the owners. Even though this restaurant has always been a very busy...More

Thank Anahera582
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Friendly service. Comprehensive menu. Licenced ...alcohol at fair prices. Open for lunches as well as dinner. Can recommend for family and teenaged children.

Thank Virgo248
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Haydyn W
11 October 2017|
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Response from manfred h | Reviewed this property |
you have to bring your own grog as they only serve wine and non alcoholic beverages... i would recommend jamaikan rum for the grog as it is smoother...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-437 7287
The only Thai restaurant in Whangarei which received the prestigious "Thai Select" Award from the Prime Minister of Thailand in March 2013 to certify and recognise Thai restaurants outside Thailand which serve authentic Thai cuisine of the highest standard.
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