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Lemongrass Restaurant @ Alpine Motel & Lodge

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7 Miro St, Ohakune 4660, New Zealand (Formerly Sassis Bistro @ Alpine Motel & Lodge)
+64 6-385 8758
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Deliciocness abounding. Pork fly lye .chicken satay..awesome entrees.good wine..ohakune is a really beautiful place to be

Thank Steve B
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were up here for work and decided on Lemongrass. Beautiful food, perfectly cooked and so tasty. Plenty to keep us happy. Great service.

Thank ruthyflee
Wellington, New Zealand
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We were staying at the Alpine Motel and we walked around the town for the best place to eat and came back to the Lemongrass as the best option. We were not disappointed. Excellent food and great service and friendly atmosphere. We would highly recommend it as the place to eat in Ohakune. It is on our must visit again... More 

Thank Linz J
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very good Thai food. Cooked by a Thai chef. Service was great. We had a very good evening. All the meals were enjoyed by our group of 12.

Thank MastertonLiz
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74 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had a party of 10 so there was a fair range of starters and mains to comment on and everyone had excellent things to say about their choice, and would happily dine there again

Thank hagar99
Sunny California
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74 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very good Thai food choices in Ohakune. They could accommodate our vegetarian needs without significant issue. The staff was very friendly and we got around to chatting with them about how they are spending their holidays and how we are spending ours! Since we visited during the quiet time of the year, the restaurant was relatively empty and quiet. Though... More 

Thank bullman99
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food exceeded our expectation to be honest - it was tasty and a good portion size. The wait staff was friendly and helpful. We ordered takeaways but it took quite a while to receive our food. We were told the expected wait was 35min - 40min, but our food wasn't ready until about 1 hour later, so maybe have... More 

Thank SnowshoeRabbit
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Set underneath a hotel, this little gem serves up the best highlights of SE asia. I have travelled extensively and this has been the best serving of red curry and vegetarian (tofu) pad thai I have tasted.

Thank Jessica D
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We dined here twice during our stay, once as a take away and once in the restaurant. The food was delicious, the chef is Thai so the food is authentic. Wish we lived closer so we could order all the time!!

Thank Heatherlouise27
Montclair, New Jersey
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The food was good, service excellence, ambience average (A little bit of work would go a long way to making it feel more welcoming). I had a classic Thai basil and chill dish which was well cooked with enough spice to notice but not too much that it overwhelmed. Good portions.

1 Thank craighanna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Miro St, Ohakune 4660, New Zealand (Formerly Sassis Bistro @ Alpine Motel & Lodge)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
  • Phone Number: +64 6-385 8758

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