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Tara Thai

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104 Hamlet Court Road | Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7LP, England
01702391171
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Scrumptiously Perfect

This was my first tasting experience of Thai Food,and boy what an experience. From the beautiful waitresses to the stunning and very tasty food. Plus the variety of foods on the menu. There is something to please from the most discerning of eaters to the fussiest. I would highly recommend this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
Siobhan R
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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  • Late Night
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141 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was my first tasting experience of Thai Food,and boy what an experience. From the beautiful waitresses to the stunning and very tasty food. Plus the variety of foods on the menu. There is something to please from the most discerning of eaters to the fussiest. I would highly recommend this Restaurant and will certainly be returning.

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Leigh on sea
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Tried a number if Thais in the area and was looking forward to going. Table was booked for 8.30 didn't get seated till 8.50. Now very hungry and thirsty it took 30 mins to get drinks and order food. We ordered 2 thai platters to start as the were 5 of us and that took about 40 mins to cook... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Went here for a romantic meal - decor was fabulous, loved the detail on the tables. Menu had plenty of choice and the food was excellent - very well cooked and tasted very fresh and authentic. Prices were reasonable too even including seafood dishes. Shared a bottle of very nice red wine. Service was excellent - even the trainee waiter,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I have eaten at Tara Thai often and not only is the food and atmosphere brilliant but also consistent. The owners and staff offer a wide variety of beautifully prepared authentic Thai food served with charm in an atmosphere of Eastern serenity.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Myself & my partner we're going to a gig at the Cliffs Pavillion, so popped in here for some dinner. Not eaten here before, but we were pleased with our choice. Nice traditional restaurant, with great food & staff. We'll visit again.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went to Tara Thai and was massively impressed. The service was fantastic and were really appreciative of our custom rather than some restaurant that make you feel like you're just in the way. I had a spicy red curry and loved it. The food tasted fresh and crisp whilst not being loaded with MSG. Thought this was quite expensive at... More 

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Blackpool
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The food was excellent, very clean, very nice staff and reasonably priced, I am pleased to say that there was not a thing to compain about.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I've been here several times and the food and service have been consistently great. The decor seems both traditional and contemporary, but not in a tacky way.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I visited Tara Thai on a cold, dark December evening. What a wonderful contrast when I stepped inside. The restaurant is beautifully decorated with authentic Thai wood carvings and sculptures. Thai music adds to the soothing atmosphere and the staff greet you in a friendly and gentle manner. The food was delicious - dishes were clearly freshly prepared and the... More 

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is the best "Authentic" Thai restaurant in Essex! I recently took my parents and girlfriend to Tara Thai. The staff were very friendly and helpful with the menu choices. The food was delicious. All of our party were very happy. Be warned... If you want a table at the weekend, book ahead. This restaurant is very popular. I will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 104 Hamlet Court Road | Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: 01702391171

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 62
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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