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Ban Song Thai

#66 of 1,416 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Old Town
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Kirchgasse 6 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 252 33 31
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Thai Restaurant est. 1995, Since same owner. No MSG. A la carte evenings...
Thai Restaurant est. 1995, Since same owner. No MSG. A la carte evenings: exclusively bio beef, Mangrove sustainable shrimp, bio porc. Only best quality products.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good thai food

I visit this restaurant 2 days ago ,and as a Thai i really love the food. feel just like Thai food back at home. Papaya salad was great and beef jungle curry(kang-pa)

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I visit this restaurant 2 days ago ,and as a Thai i really love the food. feel just like Thai food back at home. Papaya salad was great and beef jungle curry(kang-pa)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This may be some of the best Thai food we've ever sampled! It was flavorful, had an excellent presentation and came out quickly. The host and staff were very friendly and the restaurant had a great atmosphere about it. They also had outdoor seating, which we were able to get a table at. We had wine, spring rolls, a side... More 

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Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this review

Sawaddii Dear Nicole Thanks for this detailed and personal report and the photograph. I remember seeing your husbands happiness - and that made me happy. Good luck in your further travels. I hope you see you again at the Ban Song Thai. Yours, Ruedi and Team More 

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31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We walked in on a Friday night at about 730 pm without a reservation and they were able to accommodate us. I had never heard of this place until we just happened to pass by, but we were not disappointed. We had the papaya salad, which was decent, the spring rolls, which were quite tasty, and red curry with chicken... More 

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Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this review

Dear momdaughter. Thanks for your nice review and that you consider our place a restaurant. We do too. ;-). Hope to see you again. Yours, ruedi rickli More 

Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Walked by the shop and saw lots of tripadvisor stickers with good reviews and a Michelin guide on the door. Usually these are signs that the food is of a certain standard, but this is definitely one of those exceptions. The people who have reviewed this as excellent food have never had proper Thai food. We ordered 1) Som Tam... More 

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Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this review

Hi Kelvin. We are shocked to read your review! As you have noticed yourself, many people like our food but unfortunately not you. This we can accept and are sorry. It is a fact, that people have different tastes. But not acceptable for us is the fact that you assume that our dishes are convenience food. All our four cooks... More 

Tuscany, Italy
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I ve been to this restaurant many times and was never disappointed. The service and the food is just great. For Switzerland the prices are fine, we were 3 persons, had thai green and red curry, plus 3 beers, Yasmin tea and water and the bill come out to CHF 128 total. Mr Rickly was also present, he always has... More 

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Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this review

Dear Rita-Nina. Thank you very much for this beautiful review. you saved my day :-) Looking forward to see you again soon. All the best Ruedi Rickli & Team More 

Almaty, Kazakhstan
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125 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The food is really good and authenthic. The place is not a restaurant but rather a diner or canteen with good service. The prices are outrageous given the fact that you are sharing the table with strangers in the tiny place seving simple food. But it is Switzerland , everything is expensive here.

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Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this review

Dear Oleg. Thanks for your feedback. We hope you prefer "really good and authentic" food in diner/canteen than awful food in a fancy restaurant.;-) Good luck and hope to see you again. Best regards Ruedi Rickli More 

Birmingham
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This restaurant is little and gets busy so book ahead. The staff were friendly and attentive. The mixed starter was lovely. Had curries for main which were rather average, had much better Thai food in the uk. Very expensive, as most places in Zurich!!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Great lunchbuffet (all you can eat) or Take Away (that's what I get weekly). Food is without Monosodium / Glutamate etc. Food is super delicious. Unlike lot's of rather boring Thai places in the city. It's one of the little one besides Chiang Mai next to Zurich Mainstation that I can truly recommend. Wouldn't eat there week in week out... More 

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Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this review

Sawasdee dear Meontheroad. Lucky us that your road is passing by our restaurant again and again. Thank you for your heartwarming comment! Always so good to be able to make someone happy with our food :). See you soon, Ruedi & Team More 

Niederhasli, Switzerland
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20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The food is delicious, no doubts. And of course, it is expensive, in my opinion it is too expensive for what you get. The portions are good, so you won't be hungry afterwards. Stuff is really friendly and the service quick. Dont' forget to book your table in advance, especially in the evening this place is really crowded, waiting hours... More 

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Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this review

Dear Kloisli. Thank you for the feedback. We agree that you will find cheaper Asian food but not the same Product quality (quality has its price). If you pass by next time, let me know I would like to talk with you about our quality standards. Best regards Ruedi More 

Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Thai food at its best, and this for reaonable money. Sutuated in a nice little alley in downtown Zurich, this small but fine place ist where you want to go if you long for Thai food. Lunch is very reasonably priced, you get to pick your own choice. Evenings are a bit more expensive, but it is all worth it.... More 

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Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this review

Sawasdee dear Manrey You warm our hearts up in this cold winter days! Thanks for taking the time for such a lovely comment. Looking forward welcoming you again. Ruedi Rickli & Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kirchgasse 6 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 252 33 31

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 45
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Description

Thai Restaurant est. 1995, Since same owner. No MSG. A la carte evenings: exclusively bio beef, Mangrove sustainable shrimp, bio porc. Only best quality products.

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