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Poj Sapa Kar

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443 Th Tanao, Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We wouldn't have come here if we hadn't watched Rick Stein's programme. It was a little absurd because on the door it said the restaurant would open at 14, yet it was already open at 13.30. The Young waitresses were quite shy and had very little English. We had a native Thai with us and she queried whether this restaurant... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

I blame Rick Stein! Was featured on one of his programs and looked good - food certainly. Food "fit for a King" he said. Well didn't even get that far. Took the trouble to walk up for Lunch when I was at flower market. I walked in and stood about but was ignored. Really didn't think it was worth persevering... More 

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Thank Bil1965
Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I came here because the place is recomended in some guidebooks but I have to say that I was disapointed. The food was just average, omelete very dry and bland and mediocre curry

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

I got the feeling we were sitting in someone's living room (yes the TV was on). The staff were a bit shy but very nice and the food was very good. We tried the green curry and the spicy pork with vegetables and both were very good with the deep and complex flavours you only get with a multitude of... More 

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1 Thank J_Duck_77
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I highly recommend ordering the green curry. The service was great, the old Thai waitress was very welcoming and the place is very homey.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We popped here on the basis of the lonely planet. Unfortunately it took a huge amount of time to get a table, in that time we watched various tables ignored when they were trying to pay and order - which meant we were waiting for a very long time for a table to be turned over. Once we were sat... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We loved everything about this place. It looks as local and authentic as it can, the food is yummy (go for the soup!) and the value or money is just outstanding. The staff was friendly and very accommodating, especially to our 3 year old. We have truly enjoyed our dinner at poj sapa kar and we couldn't get enough of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

First of all, we arrived when they were about to close. But the staff was very nice anyway, and they served us quite quickly. We read that it is the oldest thai restaurant in Bangkok. The inside has not been rebuilt, it looks really 'authentic'. Food was very good, we tried a recommendation we read in our guide: the lemon... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I wonder if this place would've been half as popular had Rick Stein not have highlighted it on his Far Eastern Odyssey? We tried to find this place on a previous visit during the evening which was not good as they don’t open for dinner, so we never got there. However on this occasion we found it during the day... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

my first food in thailand and the best food in thai i had all over my stay in thailand the place itself looks like a typical small family run thai bistro, nothing special and also very hard to find, we found it thanks to a photo of the entrance on the internet the food is absolutely delicious and I was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 443 Th Tanao, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Banglamphu
  • Neighborhood: Banglamphu

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Staying in Banglamphu

Neighborhood Profile
Banglamphu
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok, it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around Khao San Road. Visit at night to feast on road-side pad thai, cheap beers and if you’re up for it, some dancing fueled by buckets of Thai whiskey.