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Kahuna is ran by husband & wife team Ryan & Kelly Mather. Informal dining in a tropical modern Asian setting. Thoughtfully created with holiday vibes in mind. Pan Asian inspired food packed full of flavours. Local & international drinks, spirits & carefully chosen wines to complement our menu. Sit back & relax while we take care if you. If you are in a rush please be sure to inform us & we will do our best to speed things up for you! Typically our freshly cooked dishes take around 20-30 mins to arrive at your table. Please book ahead to avoid disappointment. We can only take groups up to six. We are open every evening only from 5pm. To make a reservation please use our booking system through
US$10 - US$25
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Indonesian, Asian, Thai, Malaysian
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked to come here while staying in Newquay for 2 nights. My children ate for free as we'd booked for 5:15pm but we had to mention it to make sure they were free. The food was lovely but the only downside was the children's...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 20 December 2020 via mobile

Went here with my wife, as we fancied Thai. It was highly rated and I can see why. The food was wonderful, staff friendly would definitely go back again if in Newquay again.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 November 2020

Really well organised with the covid restrictions when we visited in Sept. The staff all looked like they worked well together and service was excellent. Food was presented well and was really tasty. We were spoilt for choice

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 14 November 2020

The food at Kahuna is amazing. We went to Thailand last year and this brought back all of the memories and was so good. Would thoroughly recommend booking a table. The staff are great and can't help enough. We'd have gone back a second time...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 November 2020 via mobile

Delicious food & great service, would visit again. We have a starter of spring rolls, then a curry each. I had a coconut based curry & my boyfriend had the jungle curry which was hot but he really enjoyed it. Great atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 27 October 2020 via mobile

Came here for dinner with hubby and were just blown away by the delicious food we had. Staters were dim sum, chicken satay and crispy squid which had a really tasty chilli jam. Main courses were beef rendang with jasmine rice and pork ribs with...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020

Had to pre book to get a table and a deposit was taken. Pleasant and airy room, with sensible restrictions. Friendly and efficient service, and excellent food, with ample portions.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 21 October 2020 via mobile

Booked Kahuna for our first night meal of our break. All we knew was that it was a pan Asian menu. The food, cocktails and staff were fabulous. Had a great night and felt really safe with the covid measures in place. When we return...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020

Our first visit to Newquay, Cornwall, and I found this restaurant online as it came up when searching vegetarian friendly restaurants. I have to say it was incredible! I had the best vegetarian pad Thai I’ve ever had, bar none. Almost every single dish on...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 16 October 2020 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local. Very unassuming position in town. But by golly, absolutely fabulous inside. The food was outstanding, the staff were very friendly and informative. And in these Covid days, the whole experience was very safely done. Huge thumbs...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Jayne H
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I have never seen dogs in this restaurant, maybe guide dogs or dogs for the disabled. This may have to be by prior arrangement for table placings. Hope this helps.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kahuna
    Does Kahuna offer takeaway?
    Yes, Kahuna offers takeaway services.
    Does Kahuna offer delivery?
    Yes, Kahuna offers delivery services.
    How is Kahuna rated?
    Kahuna is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5