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104 Hamlet Court Road | Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7LP, England
01702391171
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Ranked #78 of 473 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
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Had a really lovely meal for my birthday the other week. Good service, lovely flavours and surroundings. Will definitely be back :)

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Came here with a group of friends. The ambience of the place is nice and it is well decorated with a Thai theme running through it. The staff are friendly and there are some decent vege options on the menu. We ordered dishes including the tempura and noodles. The food was okay but my main criticism was that it was... More 

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raverhayley
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Finally found the time to try out this restaurant with my partner, it was one of the best Thai meals i have ever had! my jungle curry was so spicy, but it had so many flavours- instead of just tasting heat if you get what i mean! my partner had a seafood pad thai which he loved too. Beer (chang)... More 

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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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