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“great Thai meal” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kuti's Royal Thai Pier

Kuti's Royal Thai Pier
Gatehouse, Royal Pier | Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
+44 23 8033 9211
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Ranked #59 of 644 Restaurants in Southampton
Price range: $41 - $55
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Kuti's Royal Pier Thai must be the most attractive restaurant in Southampton.Originally the old Royal Pier Frontage, the building has been sympathetically renovated to a grand auditorium and has a lovely atmosphere.Upstairs the view across the Solent can be quite breathtaking and romantic.Downstairs the spacious buffet area makes it ideal for special occasions.
Bristol, United Kingdom
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“great Thai meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Just had a great meal here. The salad was great lovely and hot. Staff were friendly and the meal was good value. Courses came a little to close together but we can forgive them this.

Visited January 2013
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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51 restaurant reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

had heard mixed reviews about this resturant but took some friends here for a 25th wedding anniversary meal. meal was forgettable,had tastier from sainsburys frozen food section. the bar area was freezing and the ladies toilets were disgusting. ladies be warned go before you leave home/work as if you use the ladies before your meal you will lose your appetite.
okay place for the football crowd to pop in to before or after a match.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Mediocre food and appalling Maitre D'”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Food was only OK. What spoiled the evening was the Maitre D's response to a lost scarf which was placed in the sleeve of my coat. First response was to tell the colleague who was looking for it that it was in the sleeve; (Maitre D' took our coats when we arrived and saw me put it in the sleeve). Next response when the scarf could not be found was to deny ever seeing it! During an exchange of words during which I was made to feel I was making it all up - presumably to get the price of a scarf taken off the bill(?), the scarf was handed to us by another customer who said he found it on the floor of the reception/bar area. No apology was forthcoming. Needless to say we will not be returning.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“What a shocking maitre d”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012 via mobile

Noisy, indifferent food at best and shocking management of a situation. We were treated as though we were trying to cheat the restaurant. A very challenging and aggressive maitre d. Not the sort of person 60somethings need to be exposed to. Never again I am afraid. Were were the delicate Thai flavours? My meal which was supposed to be cooked with chilli wasn't, but was served with sweet chilli sauce out of a bottle. Unfortunately fine for a boozy night out and no concerns about food quality.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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“Mid-Week Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Myself and my partner went to Kuti's Thai, just on the off chance, it was cold, horrible and the thought of going to a supermarket really did not appeal.

The actual building is lovely, they offer a buffet, however we close the menu option.

We had the mixed starter, which was lovely, very fresh and delivered very quickly. The satay chicken was especially delicious.

The mains quickly followed, a mix of red and green curry's, with some Jasmine rice, it was all very delicious.

The service was great, and everything was immaculate.

We tend to eat at Sarah's Thai in portswood, but the food here was equally as delicious.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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