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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: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    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
More restaurant than a bookshop

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Paul6485
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English first
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW 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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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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9 reviews
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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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14 restaurant reviews
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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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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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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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
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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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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
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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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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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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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