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The Bookhouse and Coffee Shop

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30/5 Phonpisai Road | Nong Sim Public Park, Udon Thani 41000, Thailand
+66 85 044 6990
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8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Bookhouse and Coffee Shop boasts a new and used bookstore, fast free...
The Bookhouse and Coffee Shop boasts a new and used bookstore, fast free wifi, an excellent range of European and Thai Food. It is a very popular, busy eaterie located on the beautiful Nong Sim Park. Special Themed Food Days including Mexican Wednesdays and Sunday Roast Dinners always see this family business buzzing with customers, both Thai and Expat.
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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    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
A gem!

We were hunting for a good Indian food and was recommended The Bookhouse. So we made our way there and after a couple of missed driving past we finally found it. A nice cozy restaurant. There were tables in the open terrace and a nice private corner if you have pets but we chose to sit in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Haveson
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Khon Kaen, Thailand
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Had one of the breakfasts there only 139bht but the quality of the meal was very poor, my wife & her friend had Thai food which was fine but not cheap. Nice young waitress but a long wait for the meals, the menu is huge but many items on it are not available The whole place is getting very run... More 

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grays, essex
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Second time i've visited this Restaurant, first time as i read the reviews and we had a pleasant visit. I think the second time recently we visited at a bad time. it looked like a bomb site, i assume it is going through some kind of renovation. Everything looked old and tatty and not very clean. I ended up just... More 

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Thailand
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Used to eat here a lot at its old location then when it moved seems to of gone downhill service was slow and when it came out 2 of the 4 orders were wrong and the staff including the manageress were uninterested /indifferent my advice is theres plenty to chose from in Udon so choose somewhere that apreciates your custom

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We were hunting for a good Indian food and was recommended The Bookhouse. So we made our way there and after a couple of missed driving past we finally found it. A nice cozy restaurant. There were tables in the open terrace and a nice private corner if you have pets but we chose to sit in the air-conditioned main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

A couple of years ago The Bookhouse has moved to its current location in front of the artificial lake Nong Sin. Since then the collection of available books has diminished considerably. So be prepared for a disappointment if you expect to find a full-swing bookshop. The food is still very good though and the menu is quite extensive. The restaurant... More 

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Southwark
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Yes it's true. The food is not as good as in the past. Service is not good either, as our breakfasts arrived nearly half an hour apart. Generally looks tatty too. My bacon and syrup pancakes were nice, but my Dads scrambled egg was hard.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We've been into The Bookhouse on quite a few occasions over the years. When Jeremy ran it, the food was really good. A little more expensive than other nearby restaurants, but worth it. Since Jeremy's departure we've noticed the standards have slipped - cheaper ingredients and not so fresh. Went in with a friend who works in catering. The croutons... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had a fantastic 'British' meal, the service was excellent and fast. A good selection of wines was available and we enjoyed our bottle of red wine..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

On the park with lake view. Excellent food, good service all food make fresh. Plenty selections. Will visit often. Price reasonable.

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Udon Thani Province, Thailand
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Service very slow lately, and no more jug of Chang! This was a main reason to spend the afternoons there. I guess I wont go there much in future :( And whats the point in having so many dishes on the menu when sold out on so many of them.

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Additional Information about The Bookhouse and Coffee Shop

Address: 30/5 Phonpisai Road | Nong Sim Public Park, Udon Thani 41000, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 85 044 6990
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Udon Thani Province  >  Udon Thani
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 14
Cuisine: International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30/5 Phonpisai Road | Nong Sim Public Park, Udon Thani 41000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Udon Thani Province  >  Udon Thani
  • Phone Number: +66 85 044 6990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 14
  • Cuisine: International

Description

The Bookhouse and Coffee Shop boasts a new and used bookstore, fast free wifi, an excellent range of European and Thai Food. It is a very popular, busy eaterie located on the beautiful Nong Sim Park. Special Themed Food Days including Mexican Wednesdays and Sunday Roast Dinners always see this family business buzzing with customers, both Thai and Expat.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?