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410 Abergele Road, Old Colwyn LL29 9AB, Wales
01492 515429
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Thu - Tue 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Street Food
Description: One of Toptable���s favourite hidden gems, Colwyn Bay offers a surprise in...
One of Toptable���s favourite hidden gems, Colwyn Bay offers a surprise in the shape of The Tamarind Thai Restaurant. Reliably fantastic food and always excellent service have ensured that The Tamarind is a local favourite and always, always busy. The cosy dining room, complete with Oriental wood carvings and always fresh flowers, is low key and subtle, perfect for those nights out with friends and family whether you���re local to the area or enjoying a holiday in this historic area of North Wales. Chef Noo, renowned for the authenticity of his recipes, offers a wide ranging menu straight from the Bangkok streets. Anyone who has been lucky enough to visit Thailand will be immediately transported back to those balmy South East Asian evenings with one bite of the wonderful food here.
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Thai treat!

Thought the restaurant would be busier on a Saturday during the Easter break. Table of four we all had different starters which were presented beautifully, it felt like the kitchen was miles away as a bit of a delay between dishes arriving for the mains. All food great looking and tasting. Not a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Tamsin B
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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English first
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Thought the restaurant would be busier on a Saturday during the Easter break. Table of four we all had different starters which were presented beautifully, it felt like the kitchen was miles away as a bit of a delay between dishes arriving for the mains. All food great looking and tasting. Not a big choice of red wines, we were... More 

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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

recently enjoyed an excellent meal, had various starters and mains all looked great and tasted delicious...... Have passed probably over 100 times, at last got to enjoy the food and friendly service!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

As a regular visitor to the area I am so happy to find this really lovely Thai restaurant in Old Colwyn. We booked a table and when we arrived we were made to feel very welcome by the owner. All the food was freshly cooked and delicious, the service throughout was excellent. I cannot recommend the Tamarind highly enough, I... More 

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Hastings, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Not the best arrival - had to wait in the lobby of the hotel and no-one came when I rang the bell a couple of times, but I ventured through the bar and into the restaurant. The owner was busy taking orders but once I was settled he couldn't have been more helpful. A slightly strange environment - a hotel... More 

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Bakewell England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Found this restaurant via Tastecard. Very quiet on the night we went but it was early midweek in February! It does lack atmosphere but the food was very good with quick and polite service.

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Old Colwyn, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This place is round the corner from my house and I've driven past several times so thought we'd give it a go. Had read some reviews which were helpful. First of all this is not your typical Thai restaurant. It's situated inside a little local hotel and the restaurant doubles as the breakfast room. Yes it looks a little odd... More 

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Colwyn Bay, Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We have lived in Colwyn Bay a long time and have only just found this little gem of a restaurant. We went on the recommendation of our son and daughter in law and were not disappointed. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. The staff were friendly. The decor is a little dated but the food more than makes up... More 

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Been here quite a few times and never had a bad meal. Really good tasty food and pretty reasonable as well. My only minor gripe is that if it isn't busy then it lacks a bit in atmosphere. Easy answer to that though -- take a group and make your own atmosphere!!

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Chester
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We went to the Tamarind on the recommendation of a friend, the venue needs updating but what a find. The food was brilliant, four of us eat great food and at great value. Will definitely eat there again and recommend it to others. Thanks

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We hadn't been here for quite a while. Always enjoyed it beforehand and were interested to see what it was like with the new chef. Excellent meal - really enjoyed it again :). As has been mentioned before - don't go here for the atmosphere but do go for excellent Thai food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 410 Abergele Road, Old Colwyn LL29 9AB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Conwy County  >  Old Colwyn
  • Phone Number: 01492 515429

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

One of Toptable���s favourite hidden gems, Colwyn Bay offers a surprise in the shape of The Tamarind Thai Restaurant. Reliably fantastic food and always excellent service have ensured that The Tamarind is a local favourite and always, always busy. The cosy dining room, complete with Oriental wood carvings and always fresh flowers, is low key and subtle, perfect for those nights out with friends and family whether you���re local to the area or enjoying a holiday in this historic area of North Wales. Chef Noo, renowned for the authenticity of his recipes, offers a wide ranging menu straight from the Bangkok streets. Anyone who has been lucky enough to visit Thailand will be immediately transported back to those balmy South East Asian evenings with one bite of the wonderful food here.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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