Once upon a time, there was a Thairanosaurus who would only eat his prey after they had been sautéed and sprinkled with crushed peanuts. Satisfy an appetite for Thai with today’s Groupon for Star Thai Restaurant, Ponsonby:
$39 for a three-course meal with a glass of wine each for two people (total value up to $103)
- Appetiser platter to share (up to $19 value)
- Two mains (up to $47 value)
- Two desserts (up to $19 value)
- Two glasses of wine ($18 value)
$69 for a three-course meal with a glass of wine each for four people (total value up to $206)
Groupies explore the extensive menu including tod kra tiam (beef, pork or chicken in sweet and sour sauce), pa-nang (chicken or beef in red curry), priew waan jay (vegetables sauteed with sweet and sour sauce), and pad Thai jay (traditional Thai noodles with bean curd and peanuts). Seafood and duck dishes are also available for an extra $5. Accompany the meal with a glass of wine, then top off the night with a chef’s special dessert platter for two, with selections including coconut creme brulee, ice cream, or coconut sticky rice.
Star Thai Restaurant
Star Thai Restaurant serves up authentic, traditional-style Thai food in a modern setting. The house speciality is larb gai, a salad of chicken mince tossed with shallots, ground chilli, rice, mint, coriander and lemon juice, while the extensive menu covers a wide range of seafood, meat, poultry and vegetarian dishes. Dishes range from mild to hot, and true spice aficionados can have their food prepared ‘Thai hot’ on request. Takeaway and delivery are available.