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Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant

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237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-358 3095
17:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is small and cosy Service and staff were great and tables cleared quickly Food and presentation was good

Thank shirleyp10
Wellington, New Zealand
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202 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky to find a table available here for dinner, it’s a very popular place and now we understand why. Fantastic staff, excellent service and an extensive menu. All of our meals were delicious!!

Thank Leanne D
Wellington, New Zealand
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I were in Auckland for a romantic weekend and following recommendations from TripAdvisor we came here. There are few times in life when expectations are met, exceeded and a remarkable impression are left. Blue Elephant has mixed flavours and textures, food and emotion, dinning and experience, ambiance and service, to move from a meal an event. We... More 

1 Thank susiecampgirl
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service and atmosphere was really good. We ordered the scallops starter which was nice and the tofu basil and sweet chilli snapper for mains. The mains were both nice, but nothing to shout about.

Thank Happy B
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126 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a reasonable meal here. The chicken satay were tender but the portion of sauce was small. The duck entree served in spinach leaf was the best thing we had. The flavours and texture of the dish was great. Shared a beef massaman curry which was just OK. Sauce was runny and needed more flavour. They did not have roti... More 

Thank Munro1984
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here. This is an upscale restaurant. The decor is nice. The service is great, timely, and with a smile. The menu is expensive but the quality is good. We had the green curry with chicken, the fried snapper, some noodles, and rice. Their approach to rice is great - fixed price per person but unlimited amount available... More 

Thank Anirban M
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy Thai food (or even if you don't, it's not high up here on my food preferences) this place is a must visit. Seriously great food, beautiful service, and very well priced. Since moving to Auckland a year ago my partner and I have been several times and haven't been let down once. Overall a great evening every... More 

2 Thank Kate M
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great atmosphere with great service and excellent food. Great welcome on arrival and good service through out with a warm goodbye at the end. Variety of food & taste was excellent. we were family & friends visiting from overseas and everyone loved the food.

1 Thank Sameer H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, excellent food, our favourite Thai restaurant in New Zealand, have been here a lot and never disappointed,

1 Thank Jordan R
Potterspury, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is tucked round the back off Parnell road. The food really tasted of Thailand with great flavours and colours.

Thank henry186338

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$43
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-358 3095
Auckland's taste sensation in a warm cosy atmosphere with great service. Whether for a romantic dinner or lunch, a catch up with friends or family or for business entertainment, we can cater for your needs. With seating capacity maxing out at around 40 to 50 (depending on seating arrangements), it is advisable to make a telephone reservation. The restaurant also offers great wines, cocktails, beers and a nice selection of teas. We also have a nice under cover outdoor area.

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