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Chokdee

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89 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-539 0282
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this place a few years ago when we visited Nelson and came back last week for a conference and give it another go. The food is quickly prepared, fresh and has that Thai zing that makes it all so yummy. Portion size was generous and service quick and helpful. Would definitely go back next time in Nelson.

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Thank cathy137408
Canada
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149 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had chicken with cashew nuts and chicken panang. The panang was the best I've had outside of Thailand....rich and creamy with just the right amount of heat. The chicken with cashew nuts was delicious, as well with lots of spice and vegetables to compliment the chicken and nuts. Very nice service and comparable prices to the other Thai restaurants... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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118 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Large restaurant with lots of tables. We had a new waitress who unfortunately was not familiar with the menu which caused a few problems. The food was lovely, large portions. Not a great atmosphere, could be better decorated but this does not affect the food.

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Thank Carolmac44
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A regular at Chokdee's. At least once a week. Always share the Roti duck with mardarin sauce starter - would recommend. In my opinion, this is certainly one of the best Thai in Nelson.

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Thank Annette S
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

not bad but dishes were totally overpowered by chillie you couldnt taste anything else veg was not vibrant actually the dishes that we had all tasted the same ,they have a huge menu ,if I were them I would scale down menu and just focus on max 12 dishes and get them fabulous

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Thank beingmaggie
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I am dining at the restaurant for the past 5 years ( started from the branch in Motueka). The food is always freshly made and delicious. Highly recommend Beef Noodles soup or Duck Noodles Soup. The owner is friendly and the staff are always polite and attentive.

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Thank Marina2628
Nelson, New Zealand
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Always good for a meal, whether lunch or dinner, eat in or take-aways. If you are used to the real thing in Thailand with Thai vegetables etc it is always difficult to replicate the flavours back in NZ but they do a pretty good job under the circumstances.

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Thank Adiie50
Nelson, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Have been to Chokdee several times and have always been thrilled with the meals and the service. Excellent menu with such diverse choices, and all live up to expectation ++ highly recommended.

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Oliver, Canada
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193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We always have the fresh spring rolls and almost always a soup as main (Tom Young, Noodle etc.....) and have NEVER been disappointed. Prompt and courteous service combine with great prices make this our "go to"lunch place.

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Thank rahall
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We didn't have a booking but they fitted us in and were very polite and accomodating. Probably because the service was so quick that they were very good at turning over the tables and it was summer in peak season! Thai people and restaurant service is always so nice and polite I would recommend them. Of the 3 restaurants we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-539 0282

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