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Chada Thai

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81 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-357 2555
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service here is amazing. They have a chef on board and focus on freshness. The vegetables are sourced locally as much as possible and they wash their vegetables multiple times. We often eat in there - the decor isn't sophisticated but the experience is all about the food. You make your selection from the extensive menu and... More 

Thank Ningerguts
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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278 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have visited a number of times for lunch. Each time the same with lovely food, great service and good prices. We have never been disappointed.

Thank MerlinBlaise
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious and service quick. The place gets very busy but the service does not suffer for it. Had the pad Thai, coconut bubble tea and curry puffs. Curry puffs were freshly fried and so tasty. Pad Thai had great flavours and the bubble tea a nice treat. Highly recommend.

2 Thank Amidme
Brisbane, Australia
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189 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Central location in Palmerston North, broad menu, quick service, over supplied on the drinks that were ordered and additionally charged accordingly. Upon the meals arriving requested an additional egg advised would cost $1.00 charged $3.00, would not go back as this was not customer focused and more about business profitability. Meals average.

Thank Karen W
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My friend and I had a lovely meal tonight here after the movies. Had never visited as we normally visit the restaurants on the other side of Broadway Ave (for no particular reason). We were pleasantly surprised to see it was also licensed. We both had Laksa soup, medium hot and it was quickly delivered, very flavoursome with beautiful presentation.... More 

1 Thank britgreekkiwi
New Zealand
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187 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I have been craving Pad Thai and met up with some friends here for dinner. The menu is extensive with a hugely variety of Asian "style" options, many more western style Chinese than Thai and even random things like Fish and Chips I ordered the vegetable Pad Thai and a flat white. It's a super busy place with no frills.... More 

1 Thank kungfukitty_oz
Melbourne, Australia
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I was visiting the local university and a friend took me here. We had a good time at this place. Attentive staff and good, fresh food at a reasonable price.

1 Thank FW0203
Taupo, New Zealand
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Nice authentic flavours cooked well. Good service and a healthy choice of drinks. Could have done with something to read while I waited.

1 Thank Mike P
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We shared a light 2-course lunch $15. Tempura verges & creamed curry chicken was Ample, tasty, served very quickly. Service was delightful & helpful.Dairy bar, cafe combo. Seating for many. Licensed. Seemed to attract regulars.

1 Thank janhB7129HF
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Fourth time at Chada Thai and it just gets better. Recently renovated bringing a crisp and fresh ambience which complements the menu. We highly recommend this little slice of Thailand smack bang in the middle of Palmerston North. Well priced with such friendly hosts good.

Thank Melissa G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-357 2555
Chada Thai offers fresh, authentic cuisine prepared by talented Thai chefs. The best Thai food comes from freshest ingredients.

At Chada Thai, we source local produce, buy organic wherever possible and make most sauces by hand to ensure the freshness and authenticity of our dishes.

Chada Thai chefs avoid MSG. and can cook vegetarian, semi-vegetarian, gluten free, or lactose-free meals to order.

Plae your order by phone for pick-up with 15 to 20 minutes.

Chada Thai
Fresh Thai Cuisine

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