Recently, Localist sent secret reviewers to Thai restaurants around Auckland. Our mission: to uncover the best local Thai restaurants - by the people, for the people. We were looking for great service, superb ambience, friendly staff - even the bathroom came under the microscope. The result is a go-to shopping list of Thai restaurants in Auckland worth driving across town for.
@firgorran says, "Friends have been recommending 'Zap 2' for a while now and it turned out to be the perfect place to go after the movies on a Saturday night. A quick drive from St Lukes - We were going to park on a side street and decided not to after seeing smashed glass on the ground. Inside the restaurant they have a sign recommending that customers park on the main road, because of car break ins on the side roads. There was plenty of parking on Dominion road at the time so not a prob...." Read more
@firgorran says, "This was another, phone to book, as we are about to walk out the door dinner. Thankfully we did because when we got there is was clear that they were fully booked for the evening. I'm starting to feel like we dine out like a stealth mission - in and out in under an hour so we can have our 5yr old home in bed by 7.30pm. The restaurant was relatively empty when we arrived, but it still had plenty of ambiance...." Read more
@allenswhuang says, "Arrived at Thai Village one brisk Friday evening. The restaurant is located within a walkway that leds into an inside village with various restaurants and shops. Very cozy atmosphere. The waiter quickly ushered us into a nicely presented restaurant. Overall it was a decent experience, but nothing about the restaurant really stood out. I would say it's an average Thai dinner all round. I would say you get better value from Thai places from foodcourts etc. ..." Read more