Tongtara Thai

Cuisine: Thai
Price Point: Mains from $20 - $30

Welcome to Tongtara, Nelson’s favourite Thai restaurant!

Tongtara is a local hotspot for fresh Thai cuisine. Located in the town centre, with outdoor seating for the warmer months, this modern restaurant is the perfect place to relax and enjoy fine food and local wines.

From the kitchen, experience the exotic taste of authentic Thai food, infused with fresh ingredients from local farmers and growers. Think sizzling curries and aromatic stir fries, marinated meats and tender tofu. There are also plenty of vegetarian and gluten free options, and a kids menu is available for families.

With heartwarming service and a bustling atmosphere, Tongtara promises a fantastic evening out with friends and family.

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Tongtara Thai
142 Hardy Street
Nelson 7010

Open Hours:
Tuesday 11am - 10pm
Wednesday 11am - 10pm
Thursday 11am - 10pm
Friday 11am - 10pm
Saturday 11am - 10pm
Sunday 11am - 10pm

Phone: 035488997
Website: www.tongthai.co.nz

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Tongtara Thai
Location: Nelson
Cuisine: Thai
Mains: $20 - $30

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Friendly Staff good service food portion size very good. Drinks prices reasonable and with a good selection of wines and beers. Food was tasty and hot. Staff asked how you would like the food and were bang on with how hot you would like it to be. My wife had mild I had medium hot. Would not hesitate to visit again.

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Great food fast service excellent

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Adrian Courtenay

This was an enjoyable three course meal with friendly and attentive service. The food was well prepared and presented. The combination starter to share had an excellent spicy pork ribs component. I thoroughly enjoyed my medium spiced red curry (duck). Recommended.

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Cara Rangi

Beautiful, and filling! Was tentative about taking Miss 14 & Miss 11 for their first Thai experience.
We all LOVED it, my girls wanted to come back before we even left!
Service was superb!
All in all a wonderful dining experience

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Ali Ross

It was our first time there and we had read the reviews so wanted to try it. We saw people at the door on our way in trying to decide about going so we told them we heard it is great so they went too. A German couple we sat next to recommended the Thai Iced Tea so I got one and it was really nice. All in all a good experience with lovely food. My husbands mild curry was a little hot so they took it away and improved it for him no problem. We will go back for sure

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Service was quick. Staff were friendly and very accommodating moving us to a bigger table in order to share plates. Large selection on menu (and drinks menu), generous well-priced dishes. We enjoyed our options and somehow fitted in dessert! (coconut ice-cream was a standout!). Thank you Tongtara

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Amazing food and service, recommend the Maitai Cocktail

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Catherine Robertson

The food is soooooo delicious! Fresh and tasty full of flavour! One of the best!

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Joe Sowerby

Great food and attentive staff, as always

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The food was really good and it was such a hot day, we were very lucky to be able to sit in their open window and the hot breeze coming through was great! Made the experience so real as it was like being in Thailand too. Highly recommend.

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Nickie Skinner

Fantastic food and staff. Even helped me with a cooling fan when I got too hot.
Brilliant and life saver.

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This is the second time we have been to Tongtara Thai. Just superbly presented food and great servings of food. Our daughter was visiting for Christmas and she was so impressed with the Red Duck Curry. Keep up the great work!

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Great food, wonderful friendly and efficient service. we'll be back.

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we really enjoyed our dinner and the service was excellent.

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Great dining experience for the whole family. Well worth it!

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Emma Brazendale

Wonderful food and fantastic service. Can't wait to go back!

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Michelle van der Hoeven

Enjoyable meal with attentive service.

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Bryn Forrest

Really delicious food and friendly, quick service! Will definitely be back.

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chris Turton

An authentic thai eating experience....via the dining environment, the food and the service. We were all around very happy and would recommend it to others. In particular, they had an accurate way to get the right level of heat in the meals which was reassuring and there was a special birthday surprise for our daughter which was sweet..Thanks heaps.

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Jo Parkinson

Two of us dined and the food was good, but the service was impeccable! Nothing was a bother and so friendly. Great for an early week dinner or before a show.

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Pam murdoch

this restaurant was just the best We were received by a lovely lady The room was outstanding And the food was first class. Both our dishes were amazing and we can not say enough about this First Table restaurant Go and enjoy its well worth it Thanks for a lovely dinner was a joy to go there.

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Very nice. Great service.

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Wonderful food, lovely staff and very pleasant surroundings. A great meal out - thanks!

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Jo Duncan

Amazing food and service. Definitely go again.

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Angela Middlebrook

What a charming little restaurant with lovely attentive staff and amazing tasting food. Extensive kids menu and all meals were good size portions. Beautifully presented desserts. Can't wait to go back and try the banquet!

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Delicious food - spiced as you ask for it and lovely staff - great night out :) Thanks!

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Sharon McKenzie

Super impressed with meal! Tasty & fresh. Shared fresh spring rolls & calamari for starters and green curry, Thai fried rice & pad Thai for main, with coconut ice cream & fried bananas for dessert. Definitely will be back!

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Excellent Service and awesome food!!!

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Joe Sowerby

The food was great and the service was lovely, I couldn't look past the fact the the entire restaurant and bathroom areas are in desperate need of a hot soapy mopping and overall thorough clean.

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The food was beautiful. My partner requested 'Thai hot' and it was actually nice and hot! The sizzling lemongrass stirfry was a great vege option and massive. Starters were quick and delicious.

Service was wonderful, always offering more refreshments and happily packaged up the excess food we hadn't gotten to.

Would highly recommend.

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My son had told me to try the Pad Thai at Tongtara Thai and WOW! There were so many flavours going on in that meal and a decent sized serving. I didn't want the meal to end! I totally recommend going here. They also do takeaways if you are in a hurry. A great First Table experience! 10/10

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Good service! Good food!

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