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“Best Thai in area” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Papaya Tree

Papaya Tree
Centro Comercial Flamenca Beach, Calle Niagara | Orihuela Costa, 03189 Playa Flamenca, Spain
965 325 105
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Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
ireland
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100 reviews 100 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
“Best Thai in area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Really good Thai food, service very good and at reasonable prices. You
Might have to reserve a table as very busy.

  • Visited August 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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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“A favourite of ours!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This restaurant is great and we have eaten here the last 3 years while on holiday. The night we called in they were very busy so we said we would have a drink in the Breeze Bar next door and they said when out table was ready they would come and get us which they did. They do a brilliant set menu which is reasonably priced and everything we had was excellent. Its nice to see the same staff working each year, that always says a lot. They give you a loyalty card to encourage you to return.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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“Make a Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Researched where best Thai food in area was and numerous channels popped up with Papaya Tree
We visited 3 times in 18 days and on our first visit we were very lucky to get a table without a reservation.
This first visit made us realise that we had infact found somewhere very special with fabulous food.
Portions plentiful and spices to die for.
The staff all very friendly and all under the watchful eye of the owner Lorraine who makes sure everyone is looked after well,
Whilst taking orders and checking on her other restaurant the cellar door opposite.
Lorraine has a great team here and I would advise everyone who loves Thai food to book and go.
If you have children they do a kids menu and a very good Chinese menu too.
We visited 3 times once with friends and there family and they are Malaysian and they were impressed with the dishes.
The chicken Thai green curry is wonderfull.
When we are back we will visit again and savour further delights.
Well done Papaya Tree and Lorraine and team thanks for the Weeping Tiger.

Visited August 2013
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great set menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

It's generally better to book in advance (local residents told us this) we booked an inside table as the weather was hot! The staff were attentive & friendly.. Most of us ordered from the set menu which had lots of choices and was very very reasonable, the kids menu was brilliant and included a drink and 3 courses.. We will be visiting again when we go back next year.

  • 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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middlesex
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“Delicious”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We have eaten here before and enjoyed the food here but not for a couple of years. Soit was a pleasant surprise when we dropped in off spec for some food on our last visit.

The place is as busy as ever, inside and out, helped I guess by it being peak holiday period.

The food as previously was seriously good, and given the small size of the open (well windowed) kitchen its astounding that food of such quality is able to be produced.

The portion sizes are excellent and everything was as good as previously experienced,

Well Done. we will return for sure

There is only one minor point that might detract for some diners the main one being the cacophony of noise that there endes up being in there as the hard SE Asian decor just reflects the voices of all the diners.

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