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Asian, Thai
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Avoid this restraunt. The old man at the front desk is extremely rude. I went in to enquire about their curries and the old man was very rude. I walked out. First time I’ve had an unpleasant experience in a Thai restraunt.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were extremely rude and not welcoming at all - felt as though we were a hassle to their lives while ordering a takeaway meal. Asked and paid for extra rice but was only given 1 serve - when questioned, the man said “how...do you know this isn’t double”. Very rude and wouldn’t recommend - lovely Thai store just down the road, go there instead!!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a family group of 10 booked for the Christmas lunch buffet and were all extremely impressed with the food selection. There were some kiwi options as well as Thai and it was all tasty. The restaurant was full and they kept replenishing the...food so plenty of it.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 27 September 2020

We probably only visited as this Thai café came so highly recommended. How right they were. It is certaily not pretentious and the service is a little querky but the food is amazing. I think this is a husband and wife operation with Mrs (originally...from Thailand) preparing the sensational meals. This is 9 from 10 Thai cooking and a must do.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 July 2020 via mobile

Had an excellent meal here. Very large dishes and couldn’t fault in comparison to large city restaurants

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 3 March 2020

If you go here then you have probably made the same mistake as my wife and I and not read any reviews. We went in and said we'd like some takeaway and would nip next door for a drink while we waited. Why do that...when my drinks are better and cheaper, he said. Thinking I may be meeting a kiwi Basil Fawlty I laughed and said okay. We had a half decent IPA and glass sauvy. We got the takeaway in reasonable time and went home to enjoy. That's where the fun stopped. The starter was overcooked , deep fried freezer bites. The mains were just embarrassing. We'd had a big day and I was starving so I ate more than half of it. Afterwards, I just felt ashamed. Do yourself a favour and buy some 2 minute noodles and Chuck in some peanut butter and stir with a dirty stick, you'll still be better off.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

The second time I have been here possibly because the vegan options have the most flavour and variety. A little understaffed but the meals still came out promptly and were delicious. An older quieter vibe but all are welcome

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 February 2020

Party of three had very good evening meal which was excellent in quality, taste and speed of service. Staff friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 30 January 2020

Grumpy and Angry Owner - We booked a table and he welcomed me by saying 'WHAT DO YOU WANT'? After showing us the table, he said 'SHE WILL TAKE FOREVER TO MAKE THE FOOD, SO DON'T EXPECT IT TO ARRIVE QUICKLY'. I said I haven't...ordered anything yet and this is not a way to talk to your customers, he looked at me in anger and went to his old dirty bar to serve the customers. We left immediately and shared the experience with some local people. They said that the whole community is sick of his behavior and he is in process of selling his business as no one likes him. His wife cooks really well but he is the one who is harming the business. I would give him MINUS STARS if possible.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 19 January 2020

Tucked away on the back street in Russell the food here is very good, good menu to choose from all at very reasonable prices.

Date of visit: January 2020
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