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Bamboo Tree Thai Restaurant

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7 Main Street, Gore 9710, New Zealand
+64 3-208 4446
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Gore, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I am a big fan of thai food and discovered bamboo tree restaurant in july. Since then I try to dine there at least once a week for lunch. All of the lunches have been tasty and service has been friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant and it has been a revelation to me as I no longer have to... More 

Thank sportsfan209
Gore, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

WE often have a bite here on our way home or pick up takeaways as it makes a change and is such good value

1 Thank mauricejean
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The food is consistently of a very high quality I have dined here under the various owners since the site opened in Gore.Thai & Vietnamese meals are my favourites.Gore has limited competition in the restaurant area,and in particular I have had disappointing meals at the Thomas Green & Croydon Lodge over the years, in terms of small size & value... More 

1 Thank Patrick H
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92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This place has some of the worst thai food I have had in a while. The ingedients of a Thai meal were all there... but in the wrong quantities... making the larb overpowered by oil and fish/oyster sauce. It was edible... but only just. Perhaps the chefs have gotten lazy. Buy a recipe book and try again... Over priced for... More 

Thank Max W
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Had a very bad dining experience here tonight. The place was empty so no excuse for the mistakes. We ordered entrees and mains. The mains arrived but no entrees when we questioned this it turned out the waitress had forgotten to write them down. We ordered 4 mains and one delivered was the wrong order. One main came much later... More 

Thank linzhend
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent!! We got there just as she was pulling in the sign and she stayed open for us. We both have spent lots of time in Thailand and can vouch for authentic taste!! Supper great service and yum food!!

1 Thank Sailorbabe
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We ordered takeaway and were impressed by how fast our service was. The chicken Panang was very good, the rice was amazing not dry at all. We were happy to try this place on a whim. Thanks Bamboo

1 Thank Rebecca S
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Visit to get takeaway food. It was basic a bit oily and we had to suggest they added tofu for the vegetarian option. Wouldn't go back if there was a better option.

1 Thank leslee2012
Kulnatee1, Manager at Bamboo Tree Thai Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for taking your value time to commenting us on Tripadvisor! Sorry that you feels and tested our food oily which is unusual! We have Tofu as an option for vegetarian people for years, not sure the day you visiting we have sold out Tofu or not, but yes we have Tofu available to none meats eating!... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

I love Thai and this was great. we had the green curry soup + hot and sour soup and they were as good as I had tasted. To find this in Gore was great for a healthy and cheap dinner.

1 Thank Footprints_13
Southland, NZ
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We have eaten in and taken away several times. One of our families favorites. Would recommend. Nice clean restaurant. Authentic food.

1 Thank AndySouthland_NZ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Main Street, Gore 9710, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Gore
  • Phone Number: +64 3-208 4446

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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?