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“Fresh and Tasty” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chaba

Chaba
46 Bucks Road, Douglas IM1 3AD
+44 1624 664455
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Ranked #35 of 113 Restaurants in Douglas
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Douglas, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Fresh and Tasty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We had the most amazing three course dinner with the whole family, nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The food was just so fresh and delicious, probably the best Ty food around on the Isle of Man. Will be going back and have no hesitation in recommending this place to all our friends and family. The Manageress Prow was so pleasant and helpful, especially when it came to the wine selection. Overall a fabulous night in a lovely restaurant.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Uk
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Great Thai Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Eaten here a few times now - and it's consistently good. The food could be a bit spicier but they'll make it spicier if you ask. The whole family really likes it - and the food is really fresh and full of herbs. Service friendly.

Visited July 2013
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Awful”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The main problem wasn't so much the food, although my husband did have a bizarre dish which consisted of a whole deep-fried sea bass covered in an extremely potent, almost inedible raw chutney of garlic, ginger, chilli, apple and large, unpeeled nuggets of lime.
The main problem was the service. I was in a party of 7, and we were served throughout the meal by 3 waitresses, two of whom were pleasant but did not speak very good English. The third, whose English was better and whom I assumed from the way she spoke to the other two was the head waitress, was rude and abrupt beyond belief, not only to us as customers but to her staff also. She completely ruined the atmosphere of the evening. I certainly would not recommend this place.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Excellent Thai food and good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Stopped in here during TT week. We hadn't read any reviews so it was a really pleasant surprise to get such good quality food and service. I had the tiger prawn curry and presentation was great. My son had the weeping tiger steak and that was also really well flavoured. If we lived on the Island I think this would be a regular!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great quality Thai food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

Food is always fresh and the tastes & aromas are fantastic, very authentic.
Jungle curry was one of the best tasted.
Staff are attentive an bar prices are reasonable.
Only criticism would be the fish cakes were slightly chewy and I have had much better.
Overall, this was our third visit and thoroughly recommended.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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