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Pad Thai Restaurant & Karaoke Bar

Cathay Building 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB, England
+44 121 666 6669
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible20%
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“hen party” (4 reviews)
“fab night” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Cathay Building 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB, England
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Had such a fantastic night here on 24th of March. We had a private karaoke room for 12 people - there was no charge for the room but you’re asked to order from the set menu. Between us we had set menu A, B and...More

Thank LMay27
Reviewed February 22, 2018

** ATTENTION PEOPLE OF B'HAM!!** For those who are unaware, there are TWO prices that they have for the private karaoke rooms; one for Oriental people and the other, well, for those who aren't. My brother-in-law called up to book a room for 20 people...More

Thank SusieQBrum
Reviewed February 4, 2018

I came two years ago for a birthday celebration and had a lot of fun. This time was great also. Having the set menu makes sorting the bill out easy and paying for drinks can be either on the tab or from the bar. Both...More

Thank busymum001
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Karaoke isn’t really my thing, so I was in Pad Thai because of friends and not of my own choosing. That said, it was a really good experience. Admittedly going downstairs into the cave-like room felt a bit weird and the low ceiling makes for...More

2  Thank Ian M
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a Chinese restaurant with some karaoke rooms that serves a couple of Thai dishes. The chef is Chinese. The staff are Chinese. The two Thai dishes are the paste curries and pad Thai. Both inauthentic. The pad Thai is basically Chinese stir fry...More

Thank marie5432
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

My friend booked a private karaoke room for three of us (last minute New Years Eve plans) and we had an incredible night! Great food, brilliant entertainment, and the staff couldn’t have been more helpful and accommodating. Don’t agree with any of the negative reviews,...More

2  Thank skwilson93
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

wow what a night. food was above average alcohol was very expensive. music isnt the best but never the less alot of fun and a good atmosphere. recommended

1  Thank mrshayer123
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

What a great night , service and food were impeccable ! We had a private booth and would highly recommend waiters were on the ball , we were never without service and fully informative - karaoke was great too brill night !

1  Thank lisa s
Reviewed November 20, 2017

We went to Pad Thai for our annual development day last Thursday and we had a great night! There were 63 of us so we wasn't too sure what to expect, but the food, service and karaoke was all amazing and we had a fab...More

1  Thank caso9201
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Came here with party of Work friends for a leaving party, from the start things didn’t go well! The karaoke machine didn’t work (main point of coming here!) it took over 1/2 and hour to fix and was only compensated with free bottle of wine...More

Thank Rubyroored
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October 11, 2017|
Response from Cat K | Reviewed this property |
Free parking area in front the door side, and also could parking in front of the supermarket
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $54
Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cathay Building 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood
  • Neighborhood: Ladywood
  • Phone Number: +44 121 666 6669
  • E-mail
OK, so the name's hardly original but there's nothing else quite like Pad Thai in Birmingham. Step downstairs by the Cathay at Holloway Head and you enter a den of unforgettable fun. Here you can eat, drink and sing all in one stylish space, inspired by traditional Thai homes. At 6pm, the doors open and folk from across the West Midlands sit down (typically) for a green curry or pad thai, though there are over 140 dishes. Come 10:30pm, waitresses hand out mics, the big screen flickers into life and Pad Thai transforms into a karaoke lounge where Purple Rain, New York, New York and co. are crooned well into the early hours. Brilliant.
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