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Thai Siam Kaikoura

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54 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6992
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Chester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I ordered a takeaway last month as on this particular night after a long trip from Greymouth, I didn't have the energy to have a proper sit-down meal. The telephone ordering worked well, my order was ready 20 minutes afterwards with no hassle. Pork ribs (starter) were good without being spectacular, served with a little chopped salad. The main of... More 

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Thank JadeyBee79
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a BYO which also does takeaway. Lovely fresh food, slightly pricey for Thai but the meal was really nice. Came out fast and the staff are lovely.

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Thank Janine C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 7 tonight this restaurant was the most lively in the township an energetically charged waitress greeted us at this time the restaurant was packed with patrons we were nervous there was going to be a long wait but informed by the waitress entree and our drinks will comes fast we watched this woman move tables... More 

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Thank harnettb
Blenheim, New Zealand
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We got Takeaways here the other night as we wanted to have it on the beach being such a beautiful night. the Waitress was fantastic and we had a drink while waiting for it. She was very good at recommending the locally brewed beer which he enjoyed. The food was really nice and we both enjoyed what we had. We... More 

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Thank turtle63
Management response:

Hi there, We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience with us and it's great to also hear that you made the most of evening by choosing to dine by the beach. We will pass on your positive feedback to the waitress who served you that night and let her know about your experience! We hope to... More 

Monza, Italy
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254 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thai Siam is a nice Thai restaurant in Kaikoura downtown. We loved the noodles as well as the service and the restaurant ambiance.

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Thank BurgerQueen78
Amberley, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Service was a bit slow, wait staff involved with takeaways and not noticing customers sitting down. Food was good.

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Thank Arawata_NZ
Kaikoura
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The food was tasty authentic thai,Tom Kha Gai soup had great flavour. Lunch menu specials good value. The service was very good friendly and efficient, how she managed to serve, tend bar, work the till and have a friendly word for everyone is amazing. Well done Alysha!

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Thank davidsZ774LS
Picton, New Zealand
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were all tired and had been eating fast food for a couple of days so were craving vegetables. Didn't want to sit and "behave" in a restaurant, so we got takeaways. We didn't think we were very hungry, but we scoffed the lot because it was delicious.

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Thank Gillian M
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Amazingly tasty Thai food. Penang w/ coconut rice and special peanut satay noodles were delicious. To top it off the staff are really friendly and made us feel like old friends. Can't recommend this enough for a great meal in Kaikoura.

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Thank David R
Ashburton, New Zealand
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261 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

To give this meal 3 is generous. The prawn spring rolls were bland to say the least and the sizzling seafood very boring. I am not surprised that at 6.30pm we were the only two in the restaurant.

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Thank Marg22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6992

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?