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Suk Jai Thai Restaurant

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93 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
+64 9-437 7287
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were visiting Whangarei for a two night stay. On our arrival (26 02 17) we went online and spotted this restaurant which was located close to our motel accommodation. The operators had shifted from Christchurch (where they had enjoyed a very good reputation) following the earthquakes. On our arrival at the restaurant we noted it was... More 

Thank Michael F
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our B & B phoned ahead and booked for us and a good job they did. At 7.00pm the restaurant was almost full and buzzing with atmosphere. We ordered two starters which we shared and likewise two mains. The food and service were excellent and you can see why they are rated No 1 in the area and have their... More 

Thank Chris K
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant fully deserves its #1 rating- it is exceptional. The principal flavour of the dish takes centre stage on the menu. Try the panang curry or the tamarind they were without a doubt the best ever.

Thank Simonette B
Tauranga, New Zealand
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent Thai Restaurant. Has an extensive menu and the food is great. The duck menus in particular are very nice, Staff are friendly and helpful. Have never been charged for corkage since eating there several times over last 4 years.

Thank alan r
Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vegetarian Thai is to die for with a selection of food to satisfy a fussy meat/seafood eater. Wines go well with the meals and other drinks for nondrinkers. My grand daughter (6) loves the food. The atmosphere and dining adds a classy ambience to a delicious dining experience.

Thank 6thof11
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245 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the steamed salmon, thought I'd died & gone to heaven, absolutely sublime. Fantastic food, great service. Very busy restaurant, very popular, but very fast service. Great night had by all

Thank NaomiBUK
Nelson, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a full day of travelling we wanted something quick and healthy, after checking trip advisor this place was top of the list for whangarei, I can see why. Very fast service and very nice Thai food, fresh and healthy.

Thank Murray400
Glasgow, Scotland
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling with a baby meant that an evening meal was just not possible - but we found that a takeaway from this restaurant came from the same excellent menu and with the same care and attention as eating i house.

Thank wpwGlasgow
Palm Coast, Florida
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Family Owned and Operated.....GREAT Food, Service and Value!!!!! I enjoyed my dinner so much the first night; went back for a second consecutive night and enjoyed it even MORE!!!!! Would HIGHLY recommend!!!!

Thank Albert S
Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Being number 1 on Tripadvisor was a good reason to visit and pleased we did. The maitre d' was a personable and efficient host, the wait staff pleasant, and the food excellent.

Thank Secniv

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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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