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Thai Orchid

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103 Market Street South, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
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234 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were recommended this place for dinner by the Homestay we were staying at, & they were oh so right! Simply wonderful food here, particularly of note was the pork satay & the Thai spicy beef salad. Divine flavours!! Thoroughly recommend!

Thank NaomiBUK
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a very tasty dinner here today. The waitresses were a bit inexperienced but very friendly. Great selection on the menu. We weten both happily surprised by the quality of the food. Prices are quite reasonable.

Thank Frans V
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went again for takeaway to see if it had gone back to being as good as before. Dim sum and curry puffs were good. Pad King was OK apart from it being a noticeably smaller portion than previously, and we asked for it to be Thai hot and it was not at all hot (but that's nothing new). We ordered... More 

Thank PH1Napier
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and one family member had a lovely meal with a glass of wine, lovely and tasty. The meal wasn't overly big, and I think it was extra for rice which I found strange. I didn't think the meal was great value for money, in fact it was rather expensive. A time before I purchased a takeaway and found the... More 

Thank ERrol M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here recently, with our daughter. My husband requires a gluten free diet, my daughter a nut, egg and shellfish free diet. This was explained at the beginning of our order, written down and repeated back to us. We ordered two starters, one for my husband and I to share as it had peanut sauce and... More 

Thank Elaine M
Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Have eaten at Thai Orchid a few time over the last two years and the quality has always been excellent.

Thank Caryn V
Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We picked up a menu about a month ago and all looked good. Dined in last night and prices have gone up considerably. For example a Beef Red Curry was $18.50 including rice and is now $28 with no rice included so an extra $4 for a small bowl of rice. The flavours are lovely but there was a very... More 

1 Thank Clairebaby61
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very under rated restaurant - superb staff, food is very well prepared and there is no lengthy wait for meals. Staff is very helpful when looking for advice on what might best suit your taste & heat. Decorated in Thai style & in central Hastings

Thank kalboHastings
Esher, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Family of 5 - asked for a rating from all involved and got 7 to 9 out of 10 from all concerned. Staff were friendly, and the food good. Hastings is not flush with great eating places so we were happy with this.

Thank RichardAJohn
Hastings, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We regularly get takeaways here, usually the chefs specials and anything with fried duck or pork (We are creatures of habit). Very tasty and fresh, good vegetables in all the meals, flavours are fresh and distinctive. Hidden away on a quiet street in a quiet town, but well worth remembering when you want a quick and tasty dinner option. The... More 

Thank MrandMrsThornton

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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 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Market Street South, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: 068780185

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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?