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Global Thai Restaurant & Bar

2B Commerce Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (12 reviews)
“curry puffs” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2B Commerce Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner always go to global Thai, they consistently have yummy Thai food and amazing desserts! The red curry is my favourite and all the desserts are always good! Staff are so friendly and the owner is lovely! 🙂❤️

Thank Coralielie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I last visited Global Thai about a year ago when they were in their upstairs premises. This is my first time in the new, downstairs venue. Global Thai has gone from strength to strength with their move. The waitresses were friendly and attentive, the food...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner last night for the first time in 2 years after being disappointed way back then, WELL nothing has changed we are even more disappointed, there was only 1 couple at a table and a table of 3 in the restaurant when...More

1  Thank gavnrob2015
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Visited on a Saturday night when they had to expected to be so busy - they had set-up the tables for 4 and 6 guests and many couples had turned up. There was lots of dithering around trying to sort out placing guests. A quick...More

Thank KiwiBarry
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We dined in and very much enjoyed our pad Thai and stir fry. Having had takeaway from Global Thai before, it was no surprise to again enjoy a delicious meal. Great job Global Thai!

Thank ACWarren
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The boss and I have an addiction for Global Thai, have become regulars. No surprise then that the staff know what our beverage preference is. They never take it for granted and always ask. Tom Yum Goong, is always my entree - chilli HOT -...More

Thank Terehi
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Food wasn't that great. Had hoped there was going to be some improvement from the last time we were there but it wasn't.

2  Thank TKAA1234
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Having been advised that Global Thai was "...worth a try" I wondered why this lukewarm assessment had been given. Surely, I told myself, a restaurant that has been given warm praise in the local press as well as on-line must deserve better. I have now...More

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Great serving staff. Quick, efficient and friendly. Food is always nice and they have great portions and choices. We always enjoy our meals here.

Thank Ronawa
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Mum was not able to come to the restaurant so we took the restaurant to her. The 'takeaway menu' at Global Thai gave all the variety of cuisine that we wanted. We chose them all; fish, chicken, beef and vegetarian, all expertly prepared and presented....More

1  Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2B Commerce Street, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
  • Phone Number: 0210645072
  • E-mail
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