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“Delicious Thai food with wonderful level of service.”

Tongtara Thai Restaurant
Ranked #33 of 196 Restaurants in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 16 July 2014

A Thai meal at Tong Tara is a delight from beginning to end. The surroundings are attractive and peaceful, the menu extensive with beautifully presented, full of flavour dishes and the level of service is beyond that experienced at any other Thai restaurant we have been to in NZ. Staff are so polite and helpful and we keep going back and trying new dishes each time. The loyalty card scheme and BYO wine are a bonus too.

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Thank Marianne P
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

decided to try another thai establishment in Nelson,and were very pleasantly surprised at the level of service and quality of food.many choices available,all at most reasonable prices.the staff were all very well mannered and helpful.surroundings comfortable,and i have to mention that the crockery lovely to eat off.whilst fairly busy,the noise level was totally acceptable.but most of all we were not at all rushed,which is a pleasant change considering that most other Thai establishments in Nelson(and there are a few!!!)cant wait to deliver the next course even tho the entrees have only just been placed in front of you..will be going again for sure, but this time we will be taking out of town friends:)

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Thank petals356
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

The food here is the the best. There are layers of flavour in their dishes that delight the taste buds. There are a couple of popular Thai restaurants in Nelson, but this is by far our preference. The staff are great - esp Bea the manager. Accomodating polite and efficient.

I try different meals each time I go and they have all been superb.

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Thank VickiHoliday2014
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Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

After a great deal of trouble deciding where to go for dinner we went here. The food was well presented, I had the green curry twas delicious. My larted had the noodle dish and he wasnt to pleased with it. The rice was served in the shape of a star which i thought was really cute. The staff were hard to understand as the english was not the best.

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Thank angiedawnphyn
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

We got takeaways from this place as we were all tired after a long day of driving.

We got the pad Thai, spring rolls and the red curry. The red curry was ok, chicken a bit overcooked but it was well spiced, spring rolls were just really average, they tasted like the ones you can buy in the supermarket and the pad Thai was really just the worst pad Thai I've ever tasted. The flavouring was all wrong, essentially it just tasted like oily noodles. I was so disappointed, as the pad Thai is my favourite Thai dish. I had to add the curry on top of the noodles to give it flavour!

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Thank dkia
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