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8 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DT, England
01202 486671
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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hampshire, england
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A group of us called in here last month for a very cheap lunch which was surprisingly plentiful and delicious. The place itself was extremely quiet with very few other diners. I understand it has recently closed for refurbishment and I hope they pay particular attention to the toilet facilities which were somewhat grubby.

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Thank BORING-OLDS
Essex
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We came across this restaurant when visiting Christchurch for the first time. We were so pleased we did, the food was lovely, service was good and very good value for money.

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Thank AnnieBEssex
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Have visited several times & always been enjoyable. Food is always tasty & authentic. Reasonable price. Service is ok, polite & efficient. Shame it was so quiet, even on a Friday night....

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BOURNEMOUTH DORSET
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I come here every few weeks and have the lunch menu, quick service with tasty fresh food. It's always clean and tidy and the staff friendly. I will continue to keep coming back again and again.

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Thank Kimbomac
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We called in on a Sunday night. There were a few other diners, but the restaurant was not busy. Ordered soup, Thai curry, stir fry and rice, all to arrive at same time. Soup arrived after main dishes were finished. Curry and rice were good, soup and stir fry just OK. All a bit pricey. Probably won't go back.

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Thank Birmingham_folk
london
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116 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Give it a go, its very nice, with clean modern deco and a reasonable varied menu. Service was efficient and unexpectedly we were offered unprompted, a refill of water (tap). I have never been offered anything for nothing, that they could charge for, in an Asian restaurant. Food portions were on the large side, and were tasty. How authentic they... More 

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1 Thank Flaki2
Christchurch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Had a delicious meal here - food was gorgeous, nice ambient feeling in this place - staff were polite and friendly. Generous portions - had to take remainder of my meal home - lush!!!Will eat there again and get a take away! Highly recommended.

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Thank Liz T
New Forest National Park Hampshire, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I read the reviews before booking. I had some doubts as opinions were great food but bad/slow service. Some locals say its always empty but haven't been in so couldn't comment on the food. Well I'm glad I went. I must admit the food was very good. We booked the Thursday evening before Good Friday. I don't think the restaurant... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Great place , why can a place this good be so quiet because it is That Good . Think they should offer promotions or deals so more people discover this fantastic restraunt.

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Thank Mike G
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Seated & served drinks quickly. Took starter away before finished. Main courses were bland. Staff didn't say please or thank you and didn't ask if we enjoyed our meal. Tried to complain but the staff didn't know how to respond. No management present. Very poor service. We won't visit again.

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Thank Gail B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202 486671

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