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Thai Chef's Restaurant Parnell

68 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-354 3489
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (10 reviews)
“duck curry” (4 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
68 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We had banquet 2 for $40 as part of a group booking. The food was pretty good, but it wasn't amazing. I've had better Thai up the road.

Thank rosanna_emma
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I have been to all the Thai Chef restaurants in New Zealand and while they all have an excellent menu the Parnell Thai Chef consistently offers well presented and delicious food served with traditional Thai courtesy. Prompt service, well priced and consistently very good dishes.

Thank Q2272BZpeterb
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I went with a group of 6 for the 2 for 1 entree on Monday. We were understanding that we might not be able to sit together because it was busy. We ended up squeezing at a 5 person table which the waitstaff was reluctant...More

Thank Paige P
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

"Nice relaxing environment. Nice Thai food with good service. We enjoyed our Sunday evening. Good vegetarian options available."

Thank Tapan K
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Ok, to be fair. I did not even go to this restaurant. After trying to make a reservation I backed out. I phoned them for a reservation for two on a Monday night, they asked me how many people and at what time. I told...More

Thank shophao
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant Parnell, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Sophao First please could you accept my sincere apologies for this to happen. The problem came because we were extremely busy and you were answered by our new staff whose English is not well spoken. Yes I agreed with you she could just simply...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great atmosphere, excellent authentic Thai food and the waitresses serving the food and taking the orders are very friendly & welcoming. The only downside to this restaurant is the waitress behind the bar (perhaps the manager)- is seriously lacking customer service skills and is very...More

Thank barbararigg
NattachaiChang, Owner at Thai Chef's Restaurant Parnell, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Barbara Pls could you kindly accept my apologies. I will look into this and it seems she might have her period on the day, normally we have good responses for her service however I will advise her and let she knows. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

On Valentines day we deside to eat something nice and different,but because it was a busy day at work and we were quite tired,we choose to buy the food and took it home. It was, again,the most delicious,fresh,and tasty dinner ever!!!!! Very enjoyable and well...More

Thank Adriana V
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I got take out Thai food. Very friendly, very quick (only 10 mins from phone call to pickup) and excellent food with fresh, high quality veges. Highly recommended.

Thank FromTheNakiNZ
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Some great meals here such as the chefs specials, whole fish and chicken .Dont mind about the fun meal names just enjoy them specially liked the fried prawn cakes entree. Good wine choices matching Thai food such as New Zealand pinot gris. Limited desserts was...More

Thank rvator
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Have gone a few times in the last year. Always served good food with a smile. And 2 for 1 Mondays make it one of the best priced places in Parnell. Lots to love here!

Thank HeRateYou
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-354 3489
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The Awards Winning Thai restaurant, The Thai Select Premium was awarded in 2011 by the Royal Thai Government for the recognition of their highest standard and their authenticity of Thai Cuisine. Free Plenty Parking at rear, BYOW & Fully Licensed, Takeaway & Delivery, Private function rooms 1x50pp & 1x18pp, our menu is EXTRAORDINARY THAI CUISINE.
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