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“Food better than Service”

Tuk Tuk Bangkok Cafe
Ranked #20 of 27 Restaurants in Russell
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The food in this authentic Thai restaurant is very good. Sizzling beef, seafood, noodle and cashew dishes all with good quality ingredients and cooked well were our mains choices and there were no disappointments.
The disappointment is with the service which was slow and quite confused. Starters and mains came more or less together giving us a table full of food! Don't let this put you off the Tuk Tuk; the food is good so persevere with the iffy service.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The guy behind the bar is a laconic, laid back, salt-of-the-earth type of guy. Get talking to him and you soon realize he's really kinda awesome but I can see why some people would react badly to him.
BUT, we're here for the food, which is average unfortunately - over cooked veggies aren't my thing. Not the worst Thai I've had by any means but not the best for certain.

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch and the food was delicious. Very quiet so atmosphere non existent but as I said we were there early for lunch. Will have no problem going back there again?

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant, the food is wonderful tasty and we kept visiting.
The service can seem interesting but its part of the charm

Thank Tim S
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

As an 18th birthday meal we as a family of nine chose this restaurant to celebrate. Our 16 year old Autistic grandson was insulted by the owner for wearing a hat and told in no uncertain terms to remove it in voice any other diner could hear. I took him aside quietly to explain our grandson was Autistic but at no point did he have the decency to say sorry to our quite and gentle grandson .. shameful and unprofessional behaviour. If you have a special needs member of your family go somewhere else.

Thank Grahamintondu
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