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Golden Bell Thai Restaurant

104 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 9388
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (26 reviews)
“green curry” (8 reviews)
“satay chicken” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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104 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Had a great dinner at the Golden Bell on Saturday night. We had the Chicken Massaman, Green Curry, Pad Thai & Beef Satay. They were all delicious and we shared them around the table. A diner at our table who travels the world and really...More

Thank ReubenMcC
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My partner and I ate dinner here one Monday night and there were only 3 other people in the restaurant but I think there must have only been one chef because my meal took about 30 mins to arrive and my partners was 8 mins...More

Thank Mary Jane B
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

My friend was told this place came highly recommended so as I was visiting we decided to go there. I order for my starter chicken nibble which I thought would be small chunks of chicken Brest batter but it wasn't. It was very small chicken...More

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place definitely exceeded my expectations. The food tasted really fresh and like a delicious home-cooked but authentic meal. Veggies tasted especially fresh. They were very helpful as well and provided loads of vegan options. Was a really tasty and well priced meal and would...More

Thank katyb12345
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had a starter plate, chicken larb and lamb shank Masamam curry. We enjoyed all dishes which had rich flavors. Easy to eat for western and Asians.

Thank GwaiLoh07
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch with a grab one voucher which was a good deal that gave us a set menu. The enter consisted of either fried spate ribs or fried chicken wings neither of which was preferred. We had the ribs which consisted of...More

Thank PatMacnz64
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We've eaten at Golden Bell four times and we will go again. But on two of those occasions we have shared the restaurant with a large party of very noisy young people. I've got nothing against noisy young people but I do prefer them to...More

Thank GraemeNelson
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We arrived at midday when the restaurant was almost empty. The waitress took our order for starters and three meals - all different. One meal arrived after a long-ish wait and no starters. When the second meal arrived and still no starters, we cancelled the...More

Thank davnan1
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Fantastic place for lunch or dinner. I had "Street Noodles" which brought back memories of Thailand. Our lunch portions were very, VERY generous and well presented. We have been here for dinner a couple of times and will certainly be back.

Thank JayandLou2015
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Satay chicken really nice as was Penang curry and Pad King. Meals very large lots of meat and fresh Veges, and wines great value highly recommend.

Thank Roger B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-545 9388
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