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Thai Basil Bournemouth

250 Charminster Road, Charminster BH8 9RR, England
+44 1202 859993
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (11 reviews)
“honey duck” (2 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
250 Charminster Road, Charminster BH8 9RR, England
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed December 20, 2016

My family took my Dad to AroiDee Thai ( new name and not Thai Basil ) to celebrate his 92nd Birthday. He loves Thai food but we wanted to try somewhere different as the ones we have gone to in the past aren't that brilliant....More

1  Thank StuLorraine
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

A super meal beautifully presented, huge portions, very tasty . Lovely service waitresses very attentive and charming , will definitely be back

1  Thank Borderwood
Reviewed November 26, 2016

We've been back just once since the restaurant reopened (it's not Thai Basil any more). We dropped in for lunch this week when we saw that it was open (we live close by). Lunch was a little more expensive than Thai Basil but the food...More

2  Thank Tonysbit
V1129QRsteve, Owner at Thai Basil Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

Thai Basil Bournemouth, no longer exists

Reviewed November 17, 2016

We had the misfortune of having a take away from this place which is now, apparently, called Akoi Dee. It was the worst take away I have ever had in my life! Bland, utterly lacking in anything. On a positive note, they did put some...More

Thank Steevie W
Management response:Responded November 28, 2016

I would like to be able to check the validity of this review. Perhaps if the alleged customer could give the amount of the bill I could check.

Reviewed August 20, 2016

Great food! We love the fishermans soup, loads of seafood, can be made as spicy or mild as you like! whatever you order I'm sure you will love it! The Whale likes the Thai Ice Tea ( very sweet and creamy!) The Piggie favourite is...More

2  Thank WhaleAndThePig
Reviewed July 29, 2016

14 of us went to this restaurant, sadly we heard it was changing hands shortly but we were given a warm welcome and we chose the sharing menu giving an excellent variety of dishes which we all enjoyed. Those who love spicy food found much...More

Thank David T
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Authentic Thai food good value for money. Excellent Service and nice decor. Good choice of wine and beverages. Waitress was wearing Thai Costume and very friendly.Try the Soft Shell crab starter. Extensive menu with a choice of chicken, pork, beef, fish and vegetarian dishes. Menu...More

Thank John L
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Found this little gem in the heart of charminster. Was given a warm welcome by staff...food was good but not quite as good as the well known commercial Thai places. Would return having said that.

1  Thank William A
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Having arrived home later than planned, we decide to nip out for a quick meal and opted for The Thai Basil (we had previously been here when it was the TukTuk) - the two are different, but Thai Basil provided us with a most acceptable...More

1  Thank Resurgam20
Reviewed February 17, 2016

The first time that I have dined in a Thai restaurant though I have made my own home made versions of Thai food. The service was outstanding and the restaurant had a lovely relaxed and pleasant ambience. My friend and I shared two curries between...More

Thank locksmithBournemouth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $41
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Charminster Road, Charminster BH8 9RR, England (Formerly Tuk Tuk Thai)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Charminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 859993
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