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Thai Chef's Restaurant

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1 Blair Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 4535
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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New Zealand
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251 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I stopped off here for a quick meal when I was running late one night and in the space of a month have been back 4 times. Every meal I have had has been better than the previous; fresh ingredients, wonderfully tasty and a zing that is seldom found with Thai food in Wellington. The staff are lovely, prices reasonable,... More 

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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Food was unreal! We have a lot of good Thai in Australia but this was pretty special. Service 11/10!

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Thank Ben C
New Zealand
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to takeaway. Staff was very polite. Ordered the "Mr Bean in Bangkok" and some Thai seafood dish with Thai Whiskey. Both were disappointing. We expected better. Would maybe try something else next week time.

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Thank AJHolidays
Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Love the food here. Staff always exceptional. My favourite Thai in Wellington The tom yum is superb and environment great Guess I can't rave enough. Only downside is that when you ph to make a reservation and leave a message they often make the reservation but don't call or text you back to confirm you have one

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Thank kiwicarole
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived for dinner at 7pm on a Saturday night. We had great service and yummy food. By 8:30pm large groups of very drunk and loud people were arriving so it was time for us to leave.

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Thank Jessica H
Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I love Thai food and this is the best I have eaten anywhere...though I have not been to Thailand. Good service, great atmosphere.

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Thank Laurie C
Whitianga, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Attentive staff who helped order a shared meal. There was a good range of dishes on the menu and four of us each chose a dish to share. The food was served in quick succession and was all well cooked, some dishes better than others but all very tasty. The ingredients were all fresh and appealing. I would class this... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

They accommodated a group of 10 of us as walk in - nothing was too much trouble. Most of us had very different dishes & everyone was very happy with their meals. They allowed us to nip across the road to the deli to purchase a birthday cake & served it as desert with no complaint. Wait staff efficient &... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Wellington over long weekend. Had Been here before as an awesome meal the 1st very average the 2nd time. The 3rd time merely average. The problem I think is they stretch the staff thin over a great location restaurant. Always busy, the staff don't hear your wants as in mild medium etc. more staff with better communication as opposed... More 

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Thank Julie L
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My wife and I discovered this restaurant last year and have since become regulars. Fresh vibrant ingredients, lots of fresh green herbs, bursting with flavor. Everything seems to be made from scratch in house. The service and staff are extremely friendly and you can tell they care immensely about the quality of their dining experience and genuinely want to make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Blair Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 4535
Description
The Award Thai Restaurant in Wellington - The Thai Chef's restaurant was awarded "Thai Select" PREMIUM by the Thai Prime Minister H.E. Yingluck Shinawatra on March 24, 2013 in recognition of their high quality and authenticity of Royal Thai Cuisine.Now you be the Judge.....Deliveries & TakeoutsFully licensed.Lunch Tuesday to FridayDinner 7 nights

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