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“excellent thai food in an atmospherically timber framed building” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mae Gaew

Mae Gaew
48 King St, Knutsford, England
01565 631621
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Ranked #45 of 80 restaurants in Knutsford
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
knutsford
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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“excellent thai food in an atmospherically timber framed building”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We have been for lunch several times and have, each time, enjoyed good service and tasty food. The spices have been reduced somewhat for the average UK palate, according to my Thai friend who accompanied us on one visit, but they, too, were happy with the food.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Dreary food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

Popped in for a pre show meal so managed to be the only customers. Starters were ribs which which dried up and tasteless, spring rolls that they must have bought from Iceland served with a tasteless sauce out of a bottle.
Mains were red Thai curry which was lifeless, thick curry which wasn't much better and Pad Thai which must have been made at lunchtime and heated up.
You expect the door in a Thai restaurant to be fresh and zingy. This was dull in the extreme.
Won't be returning.

Visited October 2013
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Wilmslow
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“Nice Thai Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Small restaurant, food was very good, I had some Coconut Rice with my meal and it was superb, seemed a little expensive but not horrendous,

Visited October 2013
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London
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“Not so great food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Not authentic, too much sugar in the food. However, i'm going to go back for a Thai curry then write a detailed review

Visited August 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Very disappointing meal”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This restaurant came recommended, but proved to be a great disappointment. The deep fried ribs were greasy and tasteless, the noodle dish was unappetising and unpleasant, the sirloin steak dish was awful - fatty, chewy meat with no flavour. The green curry was acceptable, but I have tasted much better. All in all a poor meal.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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