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104 Hamlet Court Road | Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7LP, England
01702391171
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Ranked #72 of 479 Restaurants in Southend-on-Sea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $62
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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
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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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I love this Thai restaurant, its one of my favourites. Its Authentic and so friendly. We have had many great meals here - with both friends & just my husband and I. Since we moved away this is the only place I am missing. Would recommend this restaurant to everyone.

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We have eaten here on numerous occasions, having spent a few months in Thailand a few years back we were pleased to have found a local restaurant serving good quality Thai Food. It is relatively expensive in comparison to other local restaurants which is fine when you feel looked after. Our recent visit came with a young female waitress who... More 

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I really do not understand why this place has had such positive reviews. The atmosphere is good save for the repetitive twangy music (one short piece of instrumental music on repeat), and the trainee waiter was very pleasant, but stretched across the table several times (she was clearly inexperienced and this is forgivable). She should have perhaps commented, however, when... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is a 5* restaurant in a slightly downgrading area. The food and service is wonderful. Amazing assortment of dishes and extras with the most wonderful flavours. Both takeaway and eat in are excellent. It is expensive but lovely.

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rhodes
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We go to Tara Thai regularly and it has now become one of our favourite restaurants. The service is always outstanding and the food is reasonably priced and lovely. We have been there in groups and as a couple, we are never disappointed. Would recommend to anyone whatever the occasion.

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Additional Information about Tara Thai

Address: 104 Hamlet Court Road | Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7LP, England
Phone Number: 01702391171
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 62
Cuisine: Thai

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