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“Traditional Thai” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ruen Thai

Ruen Thai
2nd Road, Pattaya, Thailand
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Ranked #150 of 618 Restaurants in Pattaya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Traditional Thai”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We went their for dinner, and had such a lovely experiance. the setting seemed very traditional. They played tradional music live and live dancers. We really enjoyed our night here. Food as nice to but like all restaurants in Pattaya food comes when its cooked not in order. If you want a traditional experiance this is a must.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Ruen Thai - Lovely setting and culture show”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

November 2012 we looked for a proper Thai restaurant in Pattaya. The entrance and first impression was positive. Shown quickly to a table, close to the stage. From that point it went downhill fast....took ages to attract staff attention for a drink...same to order food. Food came fairly quickly, ok, but average quality...pity we had to shoo away the cockroaches running around the floor. Stage show was very good. Quite a number of tourists arrived just in time for stage show. If just coming for stage show and have a drink then maybe worthwhile. Staff really need good management.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

well located in the middle of town this traditional thai restaurant presents delicious thai dishes in a romantic setting with live traditional thai entertainment..not expensive

Visited January 2013
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Jomtien Beach, Thailand
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Tourist restaurant”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

For a tourist this place is a must visit if you do not know Thai culture. The show makes up for the poor food and expense. I doubt that you would go back though !

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Nice change from the usual Pattaya scene”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We found this place on our last day and it was a nice change from the usual restaurants in Pattaya. It was traditional Thai with some traditional Thai entertainment. The food was OK but unfortunately the rice dish came just as we had finished our other dishes. The servos was good though apart from that. I would recommend this place to those that want to eat in a traditional atmosphere with a little bit of Thai culture thrown in. One good thing I thought was that it is a non smoking restaurant which made a change from having to eat your meal and having to endure others smoking around you. Fresh food and fresh air, always a nice combination

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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