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The Thai Emerald

Cheltenham GL50 3PN, England
01242 522004
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Ranked #74 of 334 Restaurants in Cheltenham
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 11, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

When you walk in, the decor is amazing. Good service and lovely flavours to the food, but poor quality meat let it down for us. Also, we specifically asked if the prawns were in or out of shells, and told they were out. When the jungle curry arrived, they still had the tails on. This was a bit disappointing, but... More

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95 reviews 95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Tasty well prepared food served with typical charm. Can be a little pricy, but that is only if you get carried away (easily done). Perhaps in big groups they do give smaller potions, but you still leave having eaten lots of great food!

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Fort Worth, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I had the seafood and the menu was coaxed with papers one for hot two peppers for thermonuclear . Great cold Thai beer to cool the taste buds. The seafood was fresh and prepared with good tasting sauces. We were there for dinner and it was a nice business dinner. The waitress was decked out in silk and very attentive... More

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Dinas Powys, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great food, decor and service. The food is great quality with exceptional presentation. WARNING: The Jungle curry is very very hot!!

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This restaurant is so good we went back twice!! Very authentic decor, lovely food and friendly services. Would recommend this place to everyone!!!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Wonderful buffet meal. Such a good variety of food. The building is amazing, and decor, furniture etc is so 'Thai!' Service very good, and prices fair for what you get to eat!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

Great food, reasonable prices that scream good value after you have finished eating... Interior decor isn't normally a head turner when dining as it is all about the food, but with the culinary standards being so nailed on, the inside of this restaurant just takes the experience to a whole new level. Service - even on a night where every... More

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Norwich, UK
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118 reviews 118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Wow walk inside and just soak up the atmosphere. Great food, excellent value and wonderful atmosphere and great service to boot! Good range of food served beautifully and very quickly even though they were busy. Wouldn't hesitate to go back.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This is a stunning looking restaurant from the elephant statues outside to the waterfall in the lobby. A warm welcome was complemented by a seemingly endless supply of food. We had the all-you-can-eat buffet which was fantastic. Will definitely be returning.

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

I've never been to the Thai Emerald before so was surprised when a friend suggested to go for Sunday lunch. The restaurant is simply an amazing piece of Thai from carvings to statues to architecture. The food on Sunday is buffet all you can eat so good control is needed as the food is amazing. Massive selection including whole salmon... More

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