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Som Thai

Chaussee Saint-Pierre 1, Etterbeek, Brussels 1040, Belgium
+32 (0)26494006
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Ranked #20 of 24 restaurants in Etterbeek
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 5, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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18 reviews from our community

50% Recommend
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English first
Brussels, Belgium
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Terrible experience, and I even said it to the waitress.... I went with two other people, three of us all together. We were received with a quite abrupt manner; table was not clean after the previous customers left... Food was poor and honestly very expensive for what it was, considering that we got really-really small portions, and with a very... More

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I visited this restaurant with a friend for a working lunch. Upon arrival we were asked to return in 10 minutes for a table which we did. We were then sat at a table with another man (?) who swallowed his food rapidly and left so we at least had the table to ourselves. After 10 minutes of waiting we... More

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Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Having lived in Thailand, and studied Thai cooking there, I can say with certainty that this place is not hitting the notes of flavor/texture/color/aroma. Pad Thai was glutinous and sticky with no sour or hot. Grapao was made with basilicum instead of Thai holy basil... all wrong! Even the rice is not aromatic, I think they use Japanese short grain.

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Chicago, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Food is good, but usually Thai food is delicious, so maybe good isn't good enough. Atmosphere is bland and service is just ok.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The service was not welcoming, to put it nicely. Ordered vegetarian stir-fry with noodles and water. The sitr-fry had pak-choi, tofu and carrots, quite cheap ingredients, right? However, I was charged 19 euro! It wasn't especially tasty. The "icing on the cake": they didn't have rice, the toilet was not working.

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

this tiny un-assuming restaurant is just off Place Jourdan -very popular square in Brussels The restaurant fits max 35/40 ppl the lady that runs it has a very funny personality- when you go in and order your food she will shout the order to her (maybe husband?) chef across the room - since the restaurant is tiny its literally 2... More

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Brussels, Belgium
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Just had lunch in this restaurant and was very disappointed. The lady was rude and very impatient (she was practically standing over me while I tried to figure out what to take - I had two dishes in mind previously, which they do not serve for lunch - so I had to find something else out of 100 dishes on... More

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
385 helpful votes 385 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Small neighborhood Thai restaurant near Place Jourdan. The service can a bit slow and the food is middle of the road: not the greatest but not bad. The Green Curry was nice, the Thai beef salad less so. Prices are ok for what is on offer.

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