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82A East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QW, England
01206 870770
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 282
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 12
    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
Birthday Treat

9 of us went for a Birthday celebration...2 had never had Thai food before..so it was lovely to see how they enjoyed the exotic flavours...it was Saturday night and the Restaurant was very busy..but the service was as always Excellent....the variety of food was incredible..everyone really enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
bigbarryEssex
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essex
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say , the worst meal I have ever had. 18 dishes at a cost of £93, 70% went in the bin, the red curry was red with a hint of coconut the green curry was green, the rest was a muddy brown mushy tasteless mess that had no taste apart from PROSESSED chicken, we had to check... More 

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Thank tina6dollie
essex
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581 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5,337 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

9 of us went for a Birthday celebration...2 had never had Thai food before..so it was lovely to see how they enjoyed the exotic flavours...it was Saturday night and the Restaurant was very busy..but the service was as always Excellent....the variety of food was incredible..everyone really enjoyed themselves..Can not wait to return again.

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Thank bigbarryEssex
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in here without a booking but they made room for us on what was clearly a busy night. Very friendly and helpful staff. The issue was that the food seemed to be aimed at a perceived local palate, and the vibrant hot/sour/sweet flavour explosion of Thai cuisine was rather muted. This is not a comment about the food not... More 

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Thank Muttley47
Colchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time here. Food excellent. Staff very attentive. As we were a party of 7, all ordering different dishes, no complaints from anyone of us. Will be back again. Thank you to all staff that made our night so pleasant.

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Thank carol P
scotland
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

I felt the food was ok but most of it definately factory produced. The chicken in some dishes we had was also made from reformed meat. Not exactly authentic thai is it!!! If this is the best Thai in Colchester I would hate to eat at the worst.....Certainly nothing worth travelling far for and a bit expensive for factory produced... More 

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1 Thank whitesettlerbrummie
Colchester, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Haven't been here for a while, we booked a table, but we were the only people eating. To be fair, or was 7pm, and they were doing a lot of deliveries instead. Food great as always, service friendly. We had 3 starters and 3 mains with rice and drinks and cost £62. Best Thai in the area, will be back... More 

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Thank Janie1969
essex
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581 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5,337 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

The food is always Excellent.every dish has such exotic flavours..the mixed starters are great especially the chicken satay..Prawns..are to die for..chicken curry..lemon chicken..tamarin duck..spicy pork..Plus service is Excellent..never pushy.

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3 Thank bigbarryEssex
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

From the time we walked into the restaurant we was welcomed by friendly and happy staff after a quick drink we was shown to our table we all asked what the waiter recommended and left it to his recommendations none of us were disappointed it was beautiful and presentation was excellent will with out a doubt will be going back... More 

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Thank Paulasimon66
Colchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

I have been to thai1 a few times and have also tried the other 2 Thai's in Colchester and thai1 has always been the best. Great quality food, fantastic service and a wonderful atmosphere. I'd recommend this place to anyone who loves thai food !!

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Thank Martyn E
Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Very nice place. We have been there many times. Always nice, quick and delicious food. Absolutely worth place to go to..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 82A East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: 01206 870770

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?