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Thai Tahuna

Tahunanui Drive | Tahuna Beach, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-548 5634
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (10 reviews)
“green curry” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tahunanui Drive | Tahuna Beach, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Business dinner, nice greeting, cold beer and food was great, service was good and food was served in a very timely manner Parking not an issue

Thank gregprice2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I dined here while on holiday. My husbands meal was ok. But my meal was drowned in lemon/honey sauce and the kumara crispy chips which came with it had no crisp to them at all but the chicken was cooked ok. Very...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive service and great food! The coconut cream soup was amazing! Decent amount of veg options, would def recommend if your in the area.

Thank Spindo84
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We booked in here for dinner when another Thai was fully booked, and we were not disappointed. The service was prompt, the food was very nice. The menu has a great range, covering everything I expected and it was all very tasty. Would happily return.

Thank Karla D
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Loved the honey lemon chicken. Great byo. Great for kids, they were very patient! Noodle chicken stir fry was yum. Chicken fried rice was average. Corkage great at $6 a bottle.More

Thank linzi_5
AsianGardenNZ, Public Relations Manager at Thai Tahuna, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear customer, Thank you very much for your review, great to hear you had a good experience with us at Thai Tahuna Nelson. Our team there will be glad to see their hard work has paid off. I will pass the message onto them. Looking...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We have the same branch of Thai food at home so went in with high expectations. Was not disappointed!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
AsianGardenNZ, Public Relations Manager at Thai Tahuna, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you dear for your great review, we are glad we have delivered above your expectation! Thank you for supporting Thai Tahuna Nelson! Have a great 2018!

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner on a road trip. Service is alright, but food was extremely average. The food is definitely not authentic Thai, this is evidenced by the fact that the menu has a variety of 'Thai' and 'Vietnamese' dishes - two very distinct cuisines...More

Thank SallyJones123
AsianGardenNZ, Public Relations Manager at Thai Tahuna, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Sally, we are sorry to hear about your experience with us! This is not up to our normal standards, we are here to offer good Thai food for our customers. We will pass your feedback onto our senior management team, to ensure our standards...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a takeaway tonight and it was absolutely delicious! Fresh and flavoursome which we’ll definitely be back for more of. The staff are also very pleasant to deal with. Excellent Thai!

1  Thank BarneyRe
AsianGardenNZ, Public Relations Manager at Thai Tahuna, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear customer, Thank you for your review! Its great to see you have enjoyed our restaurant, and pass on the good words! Looking forward seeing again in the near future! Have a happy 2018!

Reviewed 21 November 2017

The decor and level of service were only surpassed by the meals which were divine. Good choice of mains. Nice level of attention/service and the BYO option was a bonus!

1  Thank NewZealandCarver
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We had the Pad Thai, cashew nut stir fry and Massaman Curry. Delicious with plenty to share. I’ve not had a ton of “authentic” foods like this, but these dishes all amazing flavors. It is a bit more expensive, but I feel like the atmosphere...More

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1 September 2017|
Response from Maria L | Reviewed this property |
Lots of delicious Indian curries and naan bread
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tahunanui Drive | Tahuna Beach, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 5634
  • E-mail
In a warm and modern interior, located near Tahuna Beach, Thai Tahuna offers all your favourite Thai dishes as well as some fantastic regional specialties for you to try. A perfect spot to grab a bite no matter what day of the week - enjoy dining with friends or take the whole family! If you can't make it out for a night, then fast and tasty takeaways are available 7 days. It's also a great spot to enjoy your lunch hour.
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