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TukTuk Bangkok Thai Restaurant

19 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (10 reviews)
“panang curry” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
19 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had no reservation, but they were able to seat us pretty much straight away. Decor was nothing fancy, but the food was superb. I had spring rolls (about 4 or 5 cut in half) entree and chicken stir fry with cashew nuts for main...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 7:00 PM booking and we walked over from our nearby hotel. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the Penang curry was good

Thank DarylJ552
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere was welcoming and very presentable, the staff were attentive and courteous. The food choices were varied and the waiters knowledge helped make for a great meal

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Unspectacular location with excellent authentic food that is served really hot Thai style if you like it. The spring rools and the money bag were absolute fresh and crispy and the ginger chicken and the Pad Kae Mauw were just great. Compliment to the chef!

Thank Tauchmann
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We ordered a takeaway from here one evening. Not a weekend, in the early autumn when Russell was quite quiet. When they turned up to collect the takeaway apparently it had been given to someone else who didn't see fit to return it, but had...More

1  Thank Gill O
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Guy who greets you (Charlie?) gives the impression customers just get in his way. He constantly complains and everything is a big deal. We ordered for 5 by phone and were told it would be ready in 45 minutes. After one hour we found he...More

Thank tim194221
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Had what we wanted and did not disappoint. Ate al fresco so did not experience the "tired interior" part; both specials (pad thai & chicken satay) were delicious and reasonably priced. Tasted like authentic Thai to us!

Thank Centre_of_Canada
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Interesting decor, could do with a freshen up, good choice of craft beers on tap and Charlie the owner could be a little more friendly, but we went for the food. Charlie's wife is the chef and she knows how to cook Thai, all meal...More

Thank friedrice4
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Recommended by the holiday park, but this place is not great at all. Tired decor, an owner/operator who has clearly fallen out of love with their dream, and the food was really bad. Certainly no where near what authentic Thai tastes like.

Thank Mouseyandhorsey
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Called in here as it was raining and were very impressed. The interior is desperately in need of a make over as it’s a little tired and the service leaves a lot to be desired but if you overlook these things, the food is amazing...More

Thank valleymeg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
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