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Poppy Thai

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288 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the food and service at this lovely little Restaurant. The entries were scrumptious and the serving portions ample. It wasn't busy. Tables were a little close together, but we had space to ourselves.

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Thank Suzie L
Kaiapoi, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

What they lack in decor they make up for in good food and smiles. It was a pleasure going here for our dose of Thai, and with so many to choose from it was above average. Recommend!

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Thank 6starkplace
Tokoroa, Waikato, New Zealand
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Awesome and tasty appetizers recommend them totally for that didn't try mains but food I did try was really good....

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Thank Tina H
Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

The place was packed! Great service and fun indoor/ outdoor dining experience. Food a little mild for my taste.

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Thank LaLacorde
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with a friend. Easy to get a table, reservation is not required. The range of dishes on the menu is quite typical for NZ. Dishes were tasty. Price appropriate

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Thank GwaiLoh07
Greymouth, New Zealand
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Went there for dinner last night, was the only thai restaurant open. There was 2 other people in the restaurant. We orderd 3x satay chicken scewers and rice and a green curry (as they didn't have red or anything) we got our meals and I had 1 of the scewers and it was chewy but ok, then the second one... More 

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Thank rewaka30
Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Had a mixed entree, half of this can be bought frozen from a supermarket (spring rolls, samosas - really Thai samosas?) ribs and chicken adequate at best. I had a fish curry - it was below par frozen beans!, overpowered by kaffir lime I asked for medium and it was slightly spiced but not a medium. My wife had chicken... More 

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1 Thank Dingers-bad-eats
Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

Nice and warm on a cold evening. Beautiful atmosphere with wonderful food and wine. We shared an entree and my husband had a big plate of seafood rice & I had Cashew nut stir fry with veggies and a lovely spicy sauce- cooked to your level, with king prawns and a side serving of jasmine rice. YUMM We both totally... More 

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Thank ladybirdz
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

poor service, ambiance not there...food not delivered within reasonable time frame and overpriced, could not split bill - very inconvenient with 10 people in ow who preferred separate account

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Thank Adelaide C
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Went to Poppy Thai for a family birthday dinner. Strangely , despite a wine list on the table, their licence was not in evidence. We really wanted some wine and we really didn't want to go and find anywhere else to dine so the chef/owner sent his wife out to get us some wine from the supermarket. The meal was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?