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Sawadee Thai Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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54 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BD, England
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a thoroughly enjoyable and well priced meal here. Food was delicious and delicately flavored with authentic Thai spices. Staff were excellent and very friendly. We are still friends with them on facebook!

1 Thank Mondoteeno
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

My family and I ate at Sawadee Thai tonight after it reopened this week and wow, we were blown away! Not only does the restaurant look stunning with its new decor and booth seating but the food is exceptional and some of the best we have eaten. We had the mussaman, red thai curry and our toddlers (and us) loved... More 

3 Thank Rwie15
Kendal, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Brilliant restaurant the food is superb and the service excellent. Have eaten here several times and can't wait for them to reopen (They were flooded out in December along with a great many others in Kendal).

1 Thank Peter E
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

we have visited the Sawadee 3 times since October with both friends and family, recommend anyone to try this lovely restaurant. We found Matt and the staff to be friendly, inviting and totally charming. the food was excellent, light on the tummy and flavours were in abundance.

Thank fleming007
Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2016

This was a very last minute decision to dine out following a long busy day and once again we were not disappointed with our meal. It was lovely. The starters pork on sesame toast and the Thai fish cakes were delicious as was our main course. We left the restaurant feeling totally relaxed and refreshed - just what was needed.

Thank Jenny0053
East Midlands, UK
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2015

This was the best Thai food we've had. I had the Chu Chee Pla with Sea Bass and the taste was outstanding. My wife had Chicken Pad Khing which she also loved. Service was very good and staff friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

Thank tonylinde
Preston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2015

Sorry lovely restaurant, food over facing staff did not advice, regarding rice,we order 4 had far to much, 1 meal between 2 would have been engough, after 4 starters. Nice wine.

4 Thank Doreen b
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2015

Starters were fine, but we ordered a red Thai curry and green Thai curry, there was too much hot watery soup like ingredients. The egg fried rice was too sticky. The portions are very generous, and we could have had fewer portions of rice and one between two of the main courses. The staff were very nice and helpful. The... More 

4 Thank Phil B
Kendal, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2015

We just squeezed in for an early table on this very busy November weekend. Although we had to leave before 8pm we had ample time to have starters and main. We have been here several times before. Sweetcorn fritters and tempura vegetables good, followed by veggie & tofu stir-fry with green coconut sauce. Nice to have tofu aswell as vegetables.... More 

Thank Anne M
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful setting, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, food was amazing and cooked perfectly. Would reforms this to all.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: 01539722944

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?