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Naka Thai

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35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
+44 01206 864086
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Level Contributor
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 reviews
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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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday night and the restaurant was not that busy, which made me slightly apprehensive. No need I think it may have been the best Thai food I've ever had, service was great as well and all at a reasonable price.

Thank Richard M
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing! Best pad Thai I've ever had- that's coming from an expert 😉the staff were lovely! Couldn't fault it! Great presentation. Just a shame about the noise upstairs 😕

Thank Amy A
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123 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Great selection of food which was bought to the table piping hot, not greasy and very tasty. We sat upstairs which was much better as it was a very warm evening and not so claustrophobic.

Thank roastpotato

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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, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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 01206 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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