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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
it's now called The Silver Tree

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Ian F
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Hatherleigh, United Kingdom
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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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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Ko Samui, Thailand
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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
2 reviews
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Visited on Sat for lunch. Place is not busy, service is good and pleasant. Food arrived in descent time, nice and tasty curry. Fresh veg, nice chunks of tofu. Would visit again.

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Bristol, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had a range of really well-cooked, authentic thai dishes that included the best salt and pepper squid I have tasted. They are happy to adjust spicing to make it hotter or less spicy.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

now the the sliver tree what a find lovely lovely restaurant great food great services well done to the husband and wife team that run it they have got every thing right food is one of the best thai ive had we had the set menu it was all lovely and loads of it 5 courses great value and what... More 

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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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