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Naka Thai

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35 East Hill, Colchester CO12QX, England
+44 01206 864086
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Relax and enjoy authentic Thai cuisine in this 300 year old historic Tudor...
Relax and enjoy authentic Thai cuisine in this 300 year old historic Tudor building in Colchester. Although the building has been modernised, it still retains every aspect of its uniqueness and heritage. Our Head Chef, Triphop Thongkraing, was raised and trained in Thailand and has over 25 years experience. His talents are proven through customer enjoyment and appreciation for his cooking ability and innate creativity. This inspires him to maintain the Thai culinary traditions, preparation and presentation in Naka Thai. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, and you can dine assured that no matter what the occasion is you will have a pleasurable dining experience.
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    Very good
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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
Birthday meal

Had another great meal at Naka Thai last night,great service,great food. Will be booking up again soon. Would recommend to all.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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colchester
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I have known this place for many years under various changes of ownership. When it first opened it was one of the most popular restaurants in town serving great food. I have eaten since but never the same high halite. The table decor is white and purple with lovely clean linen and the welcome is warm and inviting. We thought... More 

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colchester
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16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Had another great meal at Naka Thai last night,great service,great food. Will be booking up again soon. Would recommend to all.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

we came here for my husbands bday meal on 12th June using a groupon voucher offer. the food was more than what we expected and great service. Sticky rice was a little dry but overall was a great value for money with a choice of any listed wine (red,white or rose). staff were friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Came here for my birthday day meal last night. Was amazing. Food was delicious as always. Never had a bad meal here. Always consistent best Thai in Colchester by far. Service was friendly and warm made to feel very welcome. Had a fabulous night here. Thank you. Looking forward to another celebration we can dine here

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Great service. The owner is welcoming, chatty and genuinely valued opinions on the food. The food was great all round and the wine choices were particularly strong. Will definitely visit again.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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211 restaurant reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

We came across this restaurant on the taste card app whilst trying to find somewhere to eat in Colchester. I'm not a huge fan of Chinese and Thai food but we thought we would give it a try. The set out of the restaurant is quite odd as the tables are in segregated areas although it is a very old... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We love this restaurant, good quality food and ingredients. The owner is very friendly and always is so welcoming to guests. A must if you love tasty Thai food

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Essex
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My partner and I have come here on several occasions, sometimes as a group and sometimes just the two of us. We have also ordered take away here. Always consistently good, always great service - its making me hungry thinking about it now! I would recommend the golden bags which are dreamy! Friendly staff and nothing is too much hassle.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We had a lovely dinner here last night. Pat the owner is always on hand to maintain standards. His concern over this is always evident. Last night he came to ask our opinion as regulars . I can say the standards here get better and better! Sirloin steak you can cut with a spoon! Need i say more ?

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is a nice restaurant with good friendly service with nice food. Nothing special & I will only go there occasionally. Ive also tried their takeaway But that was only OK & wont be doing that again. You also have the problem of parking as there is none! as Its on a main road so you've got to find somewhere... More 

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Additional Information about Naka Thai

Address: 35 East Hill, Colchester CO12QX, England
Phone Number: +44 01206 864086
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 32
Cuisine: Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 East Hill, Colchester CO12QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 01206 864086

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 32
  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

Relax and enjoy authentic Thai cuisine in this 300 year old historic Tudor building in Colchester. Although the building has been modernised, it still retains every aspect of its uniqueness and heritage. Our Head Chef, Triphop Thongkraing, was raised and trained in Thailand and has over 25 years experience. His talents are proven through customer enjoyment and appreciation for his cooking ability and innate creativity. This inspires him to maintain the Thai culinary traditions, preparation and presentation in Naka Thai. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, and you can dine assured that no matter what the occasion is you will have a pleasurable dining experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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