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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Delivery, Late Night, 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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  • 94
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    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 in Udon

Considering that Udon is not exactly food-lovers paradise this Restaurant is great. We just had lunch there: Sunday Roast Lamb w. bread pudding, vegetables and a nice gravy, big portion for 290B, large Archa 75B, well worth it. Location with view over the lake is nice, staff excellent and very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
JimLove
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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English first
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Considering that Udon is not exactly food-lovers paradise this Restaurant is great. We just had lunch there: Sunday Roast Lamb w. bread pudding, vegetables and a nice gravy, big portion for 290B, large Archa 75B, well worth it. Location with view over the lake is nice, staff excellent and very pleasant. The Menu is very big with everything from Mex.... More 

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Udon Thani, Thailand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We have been to this restaurant a couple of times now and we are never disappointed with the food. The service is prompt and friendly. I ordered the Bacon Cheese Homemade Burger and my fiancee had Larb Moo ( spicy minced pork ) we both agreed both dishes were superb and good value for money. The location is good being... More 

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Ararat, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

went to this resturant,with 3 thai friends,big mistake!! because i was paying,being a farang,that was expected,they ordered the most expensive food on the menu,which i didnt mind,but then they ,failed to eat good fillet steak,a pork chop and about a half of everything else,the food is great only dont take geedy thais who would be better off with the carts... More 

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Nong Khai, Thailand
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Bookhouse is near the Lake and rents out books.It also has the largest menu I have seen for a long time. The location by the road next to the Lake is pleasant and the food very good ,a little more expensive but worth it. Staff pleasant , try a visit!

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Vientiane, Vientiane, Laos
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We got here and a regular customer gave us the menus and took our order. It seemed they were understaffed. There were many items on the menu. We ordered a Ribeye Steak, Steak sandwich, and a Mixed Berries Shake. The steak was not bad, but the steak sandwich was terrible--too salty and also too sweet. The shake was also way... More 

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Ireland
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Called in a couple of days ago. In the absence of the owner the service was poor and I had an unacceptable wait for my food of over 40 minutes. In addition the advertised free wi fi was not available. I was told by the staff that the bill had not been paid. On a good day this is a... More 

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Udon Thani, Thailand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I love going to the book house for both western and thai food, the menu is huge and you're never disappointed! It's at a great location right in front of a lake and I love the design of the place! There are also a ton of books to select from and the owner is so kind! It's definitely one of... More 

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Thailand
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The Bookhouse has an the best western food in Udonthani. The menu is huge. Everything is amazingly delicious and the atmosphere is warm and inviting. If you're a farang and missing food from home you got to try it. You'll become a regular in no time. The staff is very friendly and can speak English, too.

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Udon Thani, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I absolutely LOVE the Bookhouse! The menu is huge...with lots of Western and Thai options. The food is absolutely delicious and for a great price, the service is impeccable, and the atmosphere is wonderful. If you're eating in Udon, the Bookhouse is the place to go! One of the best restaurants I have ever been to.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great Selection of food drinks and alcohol anytime of the day. Had buffet at a fancy hotel and ended up missing this place. Right in front of the lake, easy to find, full and satisfied everytime at reasonable price for international menu. Forget the hotel meals and buffet, the bookhouse is the place to go.

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Restaurant Details

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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