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“TASTY FOOD IN CENTRAL NELSON”

Tongtara Thai Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 212 Restaurants in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I reviewed this restaurant some years ago and have been a regular weekend diner there since.
The food and service have improved out of all sight.
The personal service and the good prices make this a must visit if you like authentic Thai food.
A tip here is to try the place for lunch, and if you like it return for dinner. The lunch prices are very reasonable however these increase at dinner time, but the helpings are larger,
Meals are not fancy, but they look good and are tasty and the menu caters for all the members of your group both young and old.
If you want extra noodles, rice or anything ... just ask and they will oblige for a small cost. Likewise if you like your food roaring hot just ask the helpful staff and you can have extra chili added to your dish.
If you are uncertain as to what you want they have a range of dressings and sauces that you can add to suit your taste.
They are baby and toddler friendly and have high chairs available. There is both inside and outside dining and they are BYO. They do have a wide range of drinks and wine available for purchase in house.
Try it, you'll like it !
Parking is available nearby but do buy a ticket & don't overstay as it can be expensive if you are caught.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

My friends and I recently visited Tongtara Thai for lunch and were extremely pleased with our decision to eat there. As soon as we walked into the restaurant we were greeted and asked to take a seat on a couch whilst they got a table ready for us. The wait staff were all super friendly and attentive. We had the 'Golden Puffs' (curry puffs) as an entree, and we were all very impressed with our mains (and we are all quite fussy when it comes to Thai food). Our food came out hot and was extremely tasty. I had the chicken cashew stirfy and thought the amount of both chicken and cashew nuts was very generous. We also found the found to be reasonably priced. Highly recommended! :)

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Thank Nicola P
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Last visited this premises years ago under a different name - whow - what a difference. Super tasty meals enjoyed by our whole group of 9. I like hot and got it but it wasn't to the detriment of the flavour. Service was excellent as was the presentation of each meal on appropriate crockery. Intend to do a return there before leaving Nelson.

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Thank Adiie50
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Loved it! Food was good, service was good, and prices were good. Not fancy but a great meal. We wanted to go again but ran out of time!

Thank RWHHouston
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

All three of us had curries. Two of us had Masaman curry and one had green curry. All were delicious

There is a brown rice option too. First time I’ve ever seen that in a restaurant. Perfect for me.

Service is efficient and smooth. Loved it

Thank BruceFarquhar
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