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The Square, Aspley Guise MK17 8DF, England
01908-282877
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The building is an attractive traditional Grade II listed brick built property built 1837, and lies within a conservation area. The property is divided into areas with distinct characteristics to provide luxurious and intimate areas, as well as more open areas for larger functions. All rooms have been dressed with traditional Thai furnishings, exotic foliage, and have retained some of the properties original period features such as high ceilings and covings. The restaurant also has a large garden which has been enhanced with palms.
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I visited this restaurant with three work colleagues for dinner. The food was really tasty and beautifully presented, the staff unobtrusive yet efficient, and prices reasonable. I did find the place a little chilly and I saw that after we'd moved to our table, they brought in a fan heater for the reception area. The garden seems to have a... More 

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wakefield
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

had a great night on Saturday night meal with friends from Stewartby we had travelled from Wakefield West Yorkshire . Food was perfect a great choice menu . We loved every course . CHAMPAGNE menu was a little bit basic, but the place and setting is beautiful. love to come back next year x

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Bedfordshire
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210 reviews 210 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We dined with friends, had a lovely evening. Made to feel so welcome, hospitality is second to none and the food is excellent. Love the ambiance, perfect for romantic meal for two or an evening out with family and friends and reasonably priced too. Highly recommend. P.S We've been to the Thai in Woburn as well, but in our opinion... More 

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Alnwick
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92 reviews 92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

This place was close to my hotel, I was looking forward to a nice Thai meal, but in reality I was quite disappointed. I asked for my dish extra hot, but if that was the best they could do they shouldn't bother. Duck starter was nice, but very Chinese rather than Thai ! I don't do Thai very often and... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Gorgeous food whether you eat in or out. Food cooked from fresh very quickly, but very comfortable waiting area anyway. We rate the Thai food a little above the Indian, but the Indian is good too. Two main course dishes and 2 noodle and rice dishes comes to about £18-20 and is very good value as it's so good.

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Londno
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My boyfriend and I visited this restaurant recently and were greeted by very friendly staff, beautiful surroundings and lovely Thai food. We would definitely recommend.

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New Malden, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have visited this restaurant twice in the past year, when staying at the nearby Moore Place hotel. It offers both Thai and Indian menus. We chose the Thai menu. The food was good, delicately flavoured. Crispy duck starter very nice. Service very efficient and pleasant. It gets busy in the evening, so I would recommend booking.

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Paris, France
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326 reviews 326 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I had dinner here recently while staying that the hotel next door. It was relatively late and there were only two other people dining (and finishing their meal) so I thought that perhaps the service might be abrupt or rushed - it was not. Very friendly and thoughtful. I opted for the Thai specialties and they were as good as... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Had a really, really good curry here, as good as it is , it manages to offer a huge range of dishes in a nice atmosphere, highly recommend you try this restaurant

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We were invited to join friends who are regular clients and although I've lived nearby for over 10 years I can't think why this was my first visit. The food tasted great, while service was excellent, discrete and unobtrusive. I'm not a Thai food expert, so we opted for one of the set meals (B) and added crispy duck as... More 

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Address: The Square, Aspley Guise MK17 8DF, England
Phone Number: 01908-282877
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Aspley Guise
Cuisine: Thai

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