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“Brilliant Thai Food in the Bay of Islands ”

TukTuk Bangkok Thai Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 27 Restaurants in Russell
Cuisines: Thai
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to the Tuk Tuk now since it opened in Russell. What a refreshing restaurant to enjoy whilst in town. Opens early for lunch and into the night for dinner. Takeaway options are readily available as well. We love the curries in particular the green chicken curry with authentic flavour, chilli and Thai aubergine served with Jasmine rice. The lunch specials are also highly recommended including the Pad Thai with dry chilli on the side for those who like spicey. An enormous range and choice on the menu for fussy younger diners as well. All dishes are served with fresh Northland produce. This is a restaurant that you definitely what to try.

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I eat here always when I'm up in Russel. The food is really good. Even my Thai Partner likes it. This is not always the case when we go to Thai restaurants. It's also a change after the other places you can find in Russel.

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

For whatever reason this place was recommended to us. We went with high hopes. This little turn of the century building (within keeping with the general beauty of Russell) has been redecorated with a Thai theme, and the feeling is really nice. The food however is so blah, I was unsure if it was just a bad night. To top it off, my husband ordered a meal with no meat, just vegetables. The cook came out to our table and more or less barked at us something to do with vegetarian. We could not understand what she was asking. When the waitress tried to intervene to help translate, she was loudly told to shut-up. Although I eventually figured out what the cook's concern was (whether or not we would mind having our vegetarian meal cooked in the same pan as the meat meal), I felt her treatment of her waitress was disgusting. Did not leave a good impression. The food was not particularly tasty either, just average.

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Thank Margaret O
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great Experience, Ordered by phone ready in 10 and made to perfection. Generous serves at very affordable price. Wish we could have stayed longer for more.

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Great restaurant. I had the set lunch menu pad thai and it was fresh, plentiful and good. Service was friendly and discreet and price very reasonable and value for money. Good setting on the main street in Russell.

Thank JoEastMidlands
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