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Thai Tahuna

Tahunanui Drive | Tahuna Beach, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-548 5634
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
16:30 - 21:30All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tahunanui Drive | Tahuna Beach, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This restaurant was close to our motel and we were given a great deal of help in choosing food that would suit us both. A delicious meal which was served promptly, and the dessert menu was pleasing varied, as well.

1  Thank Glenda A
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great surroundings, friendly staff with good service, delicious fresh food with great flavours. Would definitely return.

Thank angelinabax
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Wonderful restaurant. Visited it three times in one week. Great manager, friendly helpful staff and fantastic food. Well cooked and presented and reasonably priced. Extremely tasty food and a large menu.

1  Thank wendytakasillynan
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had a table of 15 and they handled it well. Our waiter was lovely and my meal was delicious and generous in size. My kids ordered a couple of entrees each and that was plenty for them. Affordable prices too. Will definitely go back.

1  Thank Charmayne K
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This was a last minute decision and what a choice The food was full of flavour the service was prompt the wait was minimal

Thank Gjn347
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a dinner with another couple. My wife and I lived in Bangkok for 10 years so we know Thai food. This was very good. The Pad Thai especially. All the other dishes we tried passed our test. Only issue we had...More

1  Thank tomandin2
AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Manager at Thai Tahuna, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Hi Tomandin2, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. I'm delighted to read that you enjoyed the food at Thai Tahuna, and a little bit proud of what we do since you and your wife are quite experienced on Thai Food and approved our dishes!...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for a meal, as we were staying within walking distance. Our food was plentiful and tasty, I would recommend sizzling garlic stir fry, massaman lamb shank and Penang chicken curry. The restaurant was warm and inviting, with fantastic photos on the...More

Thank Maria L
AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Manager at Thai Tahuna, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Dear Maria L, I'm so glad you found us and excited to read that you really enjoyed your experience while dining at Thai Tahuna. Thanks for sharing your experience. Kind Regards.

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Well worth the visit to this Thai restaurant. The food was really really good. Tasty and generous portions

Thank Stormpipes
AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Manager at Thai Tahuna, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thanks Stormpipes for sharing your experience with us. I'm so glad you enjoyed the food at Thai Tahuna. All our team and i look forward to serving you again. Cheers.

Reviewed 10 March 2017

lovely staff very helpful in choosing our meals. We took takeaways and were ready in 5 minutes. FRESH vegetables and meat was so tender. We are impressed and will be back. We however do not recommend the thai three doors down!More

Thank foodiesandwine
AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Manager at Thai Tahuna, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hi Foodiesandwine, What a beautiful review! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. A lot of team effort goes into making Thai Tahuna and comments like your make it all worth it. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Ate here on our recent visit to Nelson. This is not fine dining but we found the food to be good honest Asian fare. Service was prompt and efficient and we both enjoyed our main courses of Masseman Chicken Curry and Vietnamese Seafood boat. Definitely...More

Thank i_m_tours
AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Officer at Thai Tahuna, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Hello there i_m_tours, Thank you so much for getting back to us with your great review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us - yum Massaman is my favourite of all the curries! Great choice. We hope to see...More

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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
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16:30 - 21:30
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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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