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Thai Chef's Restaurant Napier

110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-843 4595
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“thai food” (19 reviews)
“prawn cakes” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Simply beautiful food. Highly recommended. Ocean Volcano was a very special treat and the baked cheesecake was to die for

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have now been to the Thai restaurant in onekawa twice and both times I have really enjoyed their food and the choices that they offer . I have tried different kinds off dishes and have not been disappointed at what I have chosen. The...More

Thank junegraced
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

best Thai restaurant in Hawkes Bay. say Max said. and they will look after you. lots parking. easy to get to. I was born and raised just around the corner.

Thank MaxNeumegen
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had a nice nice mid week with friends. Two of which are spice addicts. So Thai was a great choice. Thai Chef has a great history they started out in a caravan and were so successful they were able to set up a restaurant....More

Thank Shari T
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

All 6 of us were very happy with the food. We are visitors but the locals tell us they come often which is why we all came today.

Thank 490peterj
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We usually love the food from Thai Chef's but today it was crap, chewy pre cooked meat, stodgy pancake rolls and an excess of poorly cut and prepared veggies.

Thank Stevewasnothappy
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was lovely and warm, waitress was busy but attentive, we thought we might have to wait ages for food as a big table ordered just before us but we didn't have to wait long at all, pork was incredible and duck was good if...More

Thank f0odie300
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We booked a family dinner here including fussy teens. The service was great, attentive but not too over the top. The menu was extensive and we would recommend Tom Yum soup, delicious, the vegetable seafood stirfry was lovely too. The prawn cakes with plum sauce...More

Thank Masson5
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We visited the Thai Chef for a family celebration. The service was friendly and attentive with the children looked after which left the adults to enjoy their meal

Thank Mark152014
Reviewed 18 June 2017

About time we do a review for one of our favourite local Thai restaurant. Consistently good & friendly service. Food is consistently good too. Never disappoint even on busy nights.

Thank Carol S
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21 October 2016|
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Response from NattachaiChang | Property representative |
Hi I am away until the end of December. Any matter please see the manager.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Taradale Road | Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-843 4595
  • E-mail
Most Award Thai Restaurant in Napier - The Thai Chef's restaurant was awarded "Thai Select" PREMIUM by the Thai Prime Minister H.E. Yingluck Shinawatra on March 24, 2013 in recognition of their high quality and authenticity of Royal Thai Cuisine.

Now you be the Judge.....Deliveries & TakeoutsFully licensed.Lunch Tuesday to FridayDinner 7 nights
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