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The Old Siam

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1 -3 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE, England
0191 261 5590
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food in a lovely venue

We have eaten here on a few occasions and have always found the staff to be brilliant and the food delicious. Only thing is youd need to book in advance at weekends as its so popular

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Norma J
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Prawn crackers free Platter for 2 Sweet and sour chicken Lemon grass chicken Rice And that's it Toilets reasonably clean considering area which is full of drunk city

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here on a few occasions and have always found the staff to be brilliant and the food delicious. Only thing is youd need to book in advance at weekends as its so popular

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have been going to this restaurant over the last couple of years everytime I am in Newcastle on business and have recommend it to others because the quality of the food is excellent, however on my last visit I was a little concerned at the level of service. I booked a couple of days prior by phone (which I... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We was in Newcastle for the last weekend in May to watch the rugby and was staying at a hotel close to this restaurant. The food was so good we went back on our second night. They where very busy both nights but we did get a table but had to wait both nights good idea to book before .... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Old Siam offers authentic Thai food. The menu offers a wide variety of starters, soups, curries, noodles and stir fried dishes. For a starter , I had the tom yum soup with shrimp, which was pretty good- it had a good heat to it, but it could have used a bit more lemongrass and galangal flavor. My main was... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My wife and I went here for an early evening meal in June, after a recommendation from a friend. We were me with very friendly and attentive staff. We selected the set meal for two which seemed good value at £19.50 a head.the food was excellent, nicely spiced and nic and hot. All in all excellent all round.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Visited here just Friday gone for a meal with my girlfriend. I booked in advance, but when we turned up they didn't seem to have my booking, but luckily we were able to get a table. I would totally echo other people's statements - request a table upstairs, it's a much nicer seating area, even if a bit cramped. They... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Restaurant - Nice layout, authentic decor, not OTT. Great area upstairs, view from window of street below. Staff - Friendly staff always smiling, authentic body language etc adding to the Thai experience (bowing etc) Very helpful happy to offer takeout when full of leftover food. Food - Excellent food, Thai crackers free of charge placed on table to enjoy prior... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Really good food, and good value, upstairs was nicer to sit in as there are less people knocking past you all the time, it's quite a small place so book a table. We booked and then rang to confirm the table and when we turned up they still didn't have our booking, so make sure you check with them!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This was my first visit to, "The Old Siam" and it was overall a very good dining experience, There was a minor issue at the start when they had no record of the telephone booking that I'd made 2 weeks earlier, however the staff were very gracious and found a table for us - right by the door. I have... More 

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Address: 1 -3 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE, England
Phone Number: 0191 261 5590
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
Cuisine: Thai

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  • Address: 1 -3 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: 0191 261 5590

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  • Cuisine: Thai

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