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Suk Jai Thai Restaurant

93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
+64 9-437 7287
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (46 reviews)
“panang” (14 reviews)
“duck” (23 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After seeing all the great reviews, we went out of our to find Suk Jai Thai. The restaurant is nicely decorated and sevice was prompt and professional. The menu is extensive and a little confusing for us first timers. However there's plenty of choice. We...More

Thank justright18
Charn T, Owner at Suk Jai Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your compliments about our food and service. I would, however, like to explain about your disappointment about the rice prices. The cost of rice has risen dramatically, from a modest $20 per 20KG back in 1995 to $55+GST per 20KG nowadays. The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here often and it is very popular. no wonder - the food is great very tasty and great staff. you should book even mid week . I had a coffee smoothie to start with, the main was chicken chop suey followed by ice...More

Thank Anne255371
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went without booking, only 1 table empty. We were seated immediately. Made to feel at home by the lovely staff. The food was excellent and well worth the wait. (They were full). I picked a dish i had tried in a number of other...More

Thank BruceWE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff are lovely and friendly, service is great and food outstanding. I recommend this Thai restaurant to everyone. Very consistent with quality of food.More

Thank kathybeckham
Charn T, Owner at Suk Jai Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kathy Thank you very much for your kind words. It is a pleasure for us to serve you over the years, and we will strive to retain our high standards and consistency for your satisfaction. Please let us know, as well, if the standards...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice food, have been a couple of times as a family and as a couple. Both occasions the food was great and the service pleasant. It comes highly recommended, so was what we were expecting.

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent quisine, great atmosphere with friendly, attentive staff. I can only say this is one of the best Thai restaurants I have been to. Great choice and combinations of authentic recipes. Highly recommend this for value and quality, would definitely go here again.

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

For me, this is still the number one restaurant in town, excellent efficient service, great food and a wonderful owners. We had a mixture of dishes, made even more difficult as my son is a celiac. The restaurant always looks after him, with no after...More

Thank ScampinIzzy
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We arrived at Suk Jai having emailed about a booking very last minute on a Saturday night. Despite being rammed, Charn made sure we got a table and was consistently helpful and caring throughout our (unbelievably tasty) meal, accommodating vegan dietary requirements as well as...More

Thank Mel C
Charn T, Owner at Suk Jai Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Dear Mel Thank you very much for your kind review :) and thank you for your understanding to wait a little bit for the table. Usually for email bookings, I would check my email in the morning. Most customers who book by email usually book...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018

It took a lot of convincing to get my wife here .... however at the end she was keen to come back. Brilliant food .... very nicely cooked and spiced!!More

Thank TambonzRobertson
Charn T, Owner at Suk Jai Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Dear TambonsRobertson Thank you so much for returning, and convincing your wife to try our food. I am not sure whether the reason she needs a lot of convincing was because she never tried our food before and was afraid to be disappointed, or if...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

Thi.s restaurant was very good. There were 5 of us...each getting something different and everyone thought their meal was delicious. I had Panang Suk Jai and I was more then pleased. Fast and Friendly service. Thank you Suk Jai Thai ....a wonderful eating experience. We...More

Thank skallard
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Haydyn W
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Response from manfred h | Reviewed this property |
you have to bring your own grog as they only serve wine and non alcoholic beverages... i would recommend jamaikan rum for the grog as it is smoother...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-437 7287
The only Thai restaurant in Whangarei which received the prestigious "Thai Select" Award from the Prime Minister of Thailand in March 2013 to certify and recognise Thai restaurants outside Thailand which serve authentic Thai cuisine of the highest standard.
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