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Sawadee Thai Restaurant

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54 Stramongate, Kendal, England
01539722944
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 11
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
warm welcome and great food

we have visited the Sawadee 3 times since October with both friends and family, recommend anyone to try this lovely restaurant. We found Matt and the staff to be friendly, inviting and totally charming. the food was excellent, light on the tummy and flavours were in abundance.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
fleming007
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have visited the Sawadee 3 times since October with both friends and family, recommend anyone to try this lovely restaurant. We found Matt and the staff to be friendly, inviting and totally charming. the food was excellent, light on the tummy and flavours were in abundance.

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Thank fleming007
Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

This was a very last minute decision to dine out following a long busy day and once again we were not disappointed with our meal. It was lovely. The starters pork on sesame toast and the Thai fish cakes were delicious as was our main course. We left the restaurant feeling totally relaxed and refreshed - just what was needed.

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Thank Jenny0053
East Midlands, UK
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This was the best Thai food we've had. I had the Chu Chee Pla with Sea Bass and the taste was outstanding. My wife had Chicken Pad Khing which she also loved. Service was very good and staff friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

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Thank tonylinde
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Sorry lovely restaurant, food over facing staff did not advice, regarding rice,we order 4 had far to much, 1 meal between 2 would have been engough, after 4 starters. Nice wine.

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4 Thank Doreen b
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Starters were fine, but we ordered a red Thai curry and green Thai curry, there was too much hot watery soup like ingredients. The egg fried rice was too sticky. The portions are very generous, and we could have had fewer portions of rice and one between two of the main courses. The staff were very nice and helpful. The... More 

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4 Thank Phil B
Kendal, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We just squeezed in for an early table on this very busy November weekend. Although we had to leave before 8pm we had ample time to have starters and main. We have been here several times before. Sweetcorn fritters and tempura vegetables good, followed by veggie & tofu stir-fry with green coconut sauce. Nice to have tofu aswell as vegetables.... More 

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Thank Anne M
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful setting, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, food was amazing and cooked perfectly. Would reforms this to all.

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Thank S3ATS
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Very good quality Thai restaurant, excellent service, you are not rushed the table is yours for the night. We had read about it on Trip Advisor and thought we would like it and we were definitely not disappointed. The shared starter was excellent as was the green curry Booking is essential, we could not get in on Saturday night but... More 

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Earby, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

The food is great and they will cook it Thai spicy if you ask. Service is friendly and chatty. I have been twice so far and have also had takeaways.

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2 Thank wakeuptoreality
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Very busy restaurant and deservedly so. The service was very good, and soon to be manageress, Kelly was really helpful. The food was excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Advanced booking is definitely recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 Stramongate, Kendal, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: 01539722944

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?