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Naka Thai

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35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
+44 1206 864086
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been here a few times, food is very good and staff friendly, however it can be a bit chilly in there especially if you are downstairs.......

Thank Daniel T
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We haven't eaten here in a long time, but glad we made the visit ! Staff are very friendly and helpful, as with all the Thai restaurant we have eaten in everything is made to order. My daughter wanted something not on the menu, but this wasn't a problem, they cooked exactly what she wanted. We had 3 starters and... More 

Thank Janie1969
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time last night with friends celebrating 2 birthdays. Food and service was excellent. Will certainly return

Thank Ian C
Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal with my partner while visiting Mersea Island had a tastecard offer so meal was 2for1 which was fab value would definitely recommend!!

Thank Aisha A
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Ordered takeaway after great recommendation from friends, ordered red Thai curry, sticky rice and sweet and sour battered chicken, got the nearly the end of my meal and noticed a funny texture to my battered chicken so spat it out- looking at the rest of it the chicken was completely RAW. Lucky I didn't actually swallow any as it could... More 

Thank Lauren R
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Naka Thai is our favourite restaurant for Thai food in Colchester. The food is always delicious and the staff are so friendly and attentive, they always make you feel special. If you are passing by, don't forget to pop in and try their food, I guarantee you will love it.

Thank Cristina T
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and lovely service. Nice atmosphere. I will definitely be going back soon. Recommend a visit.

Thank Helen P
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Have been here several times now and also got take away, the food quality and taste is fabulous - worth returning for without a doubt. The dining in experience is also without fault - the staff are friendly and chatty and very attentive as is the manager who is always smiling and remembers us when we return - a lovely... More 

Thank Catherine R
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit and I can confidently tell you absolutely superb the waitresses very attentive very friendly and they know their stuff... The restaurant was very clean the plates were red hot, food was piping hot, toilets exactly how they should be nice clean and smelling sweetly... Highly recommend this restaurant give it a visit you won't be... More 

Thank Martin E
Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Fabulous food and service. Extensive menu, attentive/ friendly staff, great food, nice surroundings, authentic Thai food

Thank Rumproof100

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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
Average prices
$19 - $32
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 864086
Relax and enjoy authentic Thai cuisine in this 300 year old historic Tudor building in Colchester. Although the building has been modernised, it still retains every aspect of its uniqueness and heritage. Our Head Chef, Triphop Thongkraing, was raised and trained in Thailand and has over 25 years experience. His talents are proven through customer enjoyment and appreciation for his cooking ability and innate creativity. This inspires him to maintain the Thai culinary traditions, preparation and presentation in Naka Thai. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, and you can dine assured that no matter what the occasion is you will have a pleasurable dining experience.

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