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Thai Lotus Flower

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89-91 Station Road, Taunton TA1 1PB, England
+44 1823 324411
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout

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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
We Had A Lovely Meal

We've eaten at The Lotus Flower a few times and each time it has been lovely. The food is always fresh and tasty. The menu could be a little more elaborate, but what is there is very good. The staff are always very friendly and clearly want you to be happy with all they offer. The interior decor... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The meal here was perfectly pleasant although a little bland, which seems the norm when eating Thai food outside London. Maybe the correct ingredients are difficult to come by. The place had an uninviting smell of disinfectant which one got used to. Did get a quick Thai massage from the boss on our way out though!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We've eaten at The Lotus Flower a few times and each time it has been lovely. The food is always fresh and tasty. The menu could be a little more elaborate, but what is there is very good. The staff are always very friendly and clearly want you to be happy with all they offer. The interior decor that has... More 

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Oxford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Friendly small restaurant with pleasant food. Able to cope with a gluten free vegetarian guest. Typically Thai. Optional free shoulder massage to finish

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

It had been a very very stressful week - so we decided to go out and get some food somewhere close by. I've always had a lovely meal at the Lotus Flower - usually followed by one of Wasana's complimentary shoulder massages - so it seemed the perfect place to go. We had the soup which is my favourite, veggie... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

If you were to judge this little restaurant by the décor which definitely needs an up date, you would be so wrong . My party simply had the most fun time. The waitress Wasana was delightfully attentive. The beautifully fresh food was divine. The atmosphere was relaxed and homely. We shall visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is by far, the best restaurant in Taunton. The food is lovely, the staff are great, the atmosphere is relaxing and it's very clean (staff wears hair nets) ! It's my first time here and both my wife and myself were impressed. We will be visiting more often.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Ok, so we were advised to go here by friends who had been the previous night. They warned us it looked a bit tired and it does. The front of house guy is totally the wrong choice and how and why he does that is another story. We were told to come back as they were busy in one hour.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Very welcoming staff in a charming little restaurant, with additional garden seating. We were served a selection of delicious thai dishes and Asian beers. Complimentary shoulder massage as well after dinner. Very nice.

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Bristol, UK
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is, by far, the worst Thai restaurant I have ever been to and I've been to many. I always weigh everything before giving a negative review and the only thing that might have helped was the owner's friendliness, but unfortunately the swill that was put on the table not only trying to pass as Thai food, but just as... More 

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LotusFlower89-91, Guest Relations Manager at Thai Lotus Flower, responded to this review

The Lotus Flower Restaurant is one of the oldest Thai restaurants in the West Country. It has been operating for the last 24 years. Over this lengthy period it has been successful as most of our customers have continuously come back and appear to be happy with us. We specialise in freshly cooked to order Thai meals, prepared and cooked... More 

Wellington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We booked this for my wife's birthday. I was a bit worried about the review below, but clearly that review is based on another restaurant! The authentic atmosphere here enhances the food which is very good. The owner was telling us about them keeping the dishes light and healthy, but the flavours are amazing. We had the set menu, have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 89-91 Station Road, Taunton TA1 1PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 324411

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 38
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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