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23 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1RP, England
01271 322 221
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty Thai

We had a very tasty meal here with friends. The menu is extensive, including lots of fish dishes - check out their website for details and prices. Unlike some restaurants in Thailand, it is possible to get food that isn't too hot and spicy. My only criticism is that although the restaurant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Visited Malee Thai restaurant on Sat 25 July 2015 - a birthday celebration for my partner. Had booked ahead but restaurant empty when we arrived at 7pm. We were told we could sit anywhere. Several parties arrived while we were waiting to be served, but the restaurant remained pretty empty.throughout our meal which was actually quite nice as it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had a very tasty meal here with friends. The menu is extensive, including lots of fish dishes - check out their website for details and prices. Unlike some restaurants in Thailand, it is possible to get food that isn't too hot and spicy. My only criticism is that although the restaurant wasn't busy it was difficult to get the... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place traditional dishes that sing with a suitably restorative mix of sweet, salty and sour flavours. lips tingling and make us crave more of the chef's subtle spices and flavours. Chef did me a middle green thai curry as too spicy i cannot handle it was perfect. I asked for proper tyhick noodles i got them plus dessert cannot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

One of the best Thai meals we have had outside of Thailand for it's authenticity using many ingredients being directly imported from Thailand.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Great Spice Thai food cooked fresh, in authentic surroundings, situated in the centre of Barnstaple. Efficient friendly staff, price not cheap but portion size and quality make of for the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had another wonderful dinner here again last night (Easter Monday) once again we had an excellent meal. Started with the mixed starter platter. Piping hot looked so pretty, we almost burnt our mouths it was so hot. It's so good to find a place that serves HOT food. We followed this with Duck I had mine with ginger, mushrooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Having recently moved back to the UK after several years of living in Thailand we were looking forward to eating a Thai meal and we were not disappointed at Silver Tree. The staff were friendly,the food was presented well and the taste was great. We ordered a selection of food. Thai fish cakes and ribs to start, Pad Thai, Green... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Early diners before a theatre visit. The first thing that hits you is an overwhelming Glade air freshener smell in the restaurant. Luckily the flavours of the very tasty food managed to dominate. Please get rid of the air fresheners and the tinny tannoy from the kitchen which both try to spoil a very tasty meal.

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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Service slow. Starters not as described on menu, portions missing. Only 3 of 4 mains arrived, 1 of 3 not cooked and cold. Asked to cook so hot, meal returned exactly the same 15 minutes later. Meal 4 never arrived so cancelled and left with many other disappointed customers throughout night. 2 hours 30minutes this all took the couple next... More 

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Hatherleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Great Thai food, excellent service. We had a great meal here before going to the Queens Theatre. Delicious food beautifully presented, (I believe Phansit is the chef here, he used to have Phansit's Kitchen in Bideford, which we loved!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: 01271 322 221

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Pub

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