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Black Cat Restaurant

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83 High Street, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, | PO37 6NR, England, Shanklin, England
01983-86-37-61
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 15
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Thai cooking doesn't get better than this!

This is perfect Thai cooking. Seriously. It needs a michelin star. But after 10 years of coming here, I understand that they may be retiring soon! Such a shame, but all good things come to an end. If you want to experience this legend, get there soon! Thank you Black Cat! Thank you Jackie, Joe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Buckhurst Hill, Essex
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English first
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Pretty average fare. Service was prompt although there were only three other tables occupied. Food was tasty without being spectacularly good. This was the nearest Thai restaurant I could find and was convenient for the old village.

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Buckhurst Hill, Essex
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is perfect Thai cooking. Seriously. It needs a michelin star. But after 10 years of coming here, I understand that they may be retiring soon! Such a shame, but all good things come to an end. If you want to experience this legend, get there soon! Thank you Black Cat! Thank you Jackie, Joe, your dad, and especially your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We called in without reservation and were given a good table next to the window. We had excellent Thai curries with friendly and attentive service.

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Derby
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visited two Saturday nights in a row during June. Restaurant was busy, but still very pleasant. Food was excellent (First visit the meal was set menu for 2 and second was starters and a curry choice) Service was friendly attentive and efficient. Highly recommended

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Ventnor, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

went here for my 28th Birthday, food was exceptional, the flavors the taste just totally epic! the staff where very friendly and helpful even now the place was totally packed they always found time to help and bring the food out hot and on time! well recommend, I would say phone and book a table though as they are very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We had starters and main - all were absolutely delicious. The staff were really friendly and chatty. Service was quick. Definitely going back next time we visit.

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London, UK
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We visited the Black Cat having read the recommendations on this site. Wow! the food is full of flavour and so fresh. I had the Thai Green Chicken curry and it was lovely to have the option of three strengths depending on your taste. The staff were lovely, very helpful in explaining the dishes. The restaurant was full, and had... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Wide selection of the usual Thai food. We had green Thai curry, one with chicken, the other vegetable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was the first time we have been into a Thai restaurant. Often been recommended and after going into this one it will not be our last. The meal was beautifully cooked and tasted wonderful. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Hunsdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We have visited Thailand lots of times and this meal was as good as if not better than many we have eaten there.Service was prompt and the staff could not have been more helpfull. It was obvious that many of the diners were locals and the manager made sure that he visited every table and had a chat. a lovely... More 

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Address: 83 High Street, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, | PO37 6NR, England, Shanklin, England
Phone Number: 01983-86-37-61
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
Cuisine: Thai

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  • Address: 83 High Street, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, | PO37 6NR, England, Shanklin, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: 01983-86-37-61

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

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