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“Amazing Thai Bar and Restaurant”

Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 64 Restaurants in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$23
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Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: This fabulous restaurant in the Bay of Islands has absolute bay views.We offer European breakfast, European and Thai lunches, and Thai dinners. We also cater for those who think they don't like Thai food, offering plainer options. Amazing Thai is fully licenced and can cater for large groups of up to 110 people. The food is very fresh and cooked to order by authentic Thai chefs. . We also have available a limited KIDS ONLY menu for those fussy eaters. Conferencing facilities are available within the restaurant
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Lovely ambience, lovely setting, excellent friendly obliging staff. Sadly the food was lacking in taste for a real authentic Thai experience.

Thank homedreams
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JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi homedreams

Thank you for your review. Your comment regarding the lack of authentic Thai flavour puzzles me, given the food is cooked by Thai chefs. I also note that this is the only restaurant you have ever reviewed, so there is no other Thai experiences to compare it to, which is a bit unfair. We understand that tastebuds are subjective, but the only reviews you have done are for Paihia (5) and 4 of those were for attractions.

We hope you had a great trip and hope you will try us again some time.

regards

Jo, Ted and the team

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We were lucky to get a table by the front window overlooking the lovely Bay of Island water views. We didn't realise that we could have brought a BYO bottle of wine (corkage was $5.50/bottle), otherwise we would have. The beer we ordered was warm sadly, but the sparkling water was beautifully chilled. We shared a chicken satay starter and the sauce was tasty but the chicken was a little tough. Our mains were delicious, we chose a beef massaman curry and the cashew stir fry with the mixed seafood. The cashew stir fry was delicious with plenty of fresh vegies and seafood and the massaman curry also very tasty. We chose mild as we were warned that the chilli spiciness can get quite spicy, quite quickly. The next door table had one meal that they ordered medium and they struggled with the spiciness, so be warned. You can ask for a tiny dish to add a little more spice if you want a bit more kick to your order - but this is really hot so go easy with adding it, unless you want numb lips and tongue.... If you want a little breather between courses maybe suggest that when you order as the meals arrive very promptly and we felt a little rushed between courses. Casual, friendly service in a relaxing atmosphere made the evening very pleasant.

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Thank ChrisandDavid2016
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Menu good, does not offer BYO but will accept it if you ask or just turn up with your BYO. Food OK to good, service a bit lackadaisical. Prices quite good.

Thank cdscons
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JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi cdscons

Thank you for your review. However a bit puzzled by your comment regarding BYO. We have always offered this option to our diners for wine only. Many of our guests bring their own wine choices to the restaurant.

Thank you for dining with us and we hope to see you again soon.

regards

Jo, Ted and the team

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We received a warm friendly greeting.Had a nice table by the window overlooking the sea.Good choice of meals and plenty of gluten free options.Food was very tasty.Highly recommended

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Thank Charles A
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant to its amazing food, views and friendly staff, it's absolutely divine!!! A must visit in beautiful Paihia

Thank Rachael B
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