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Pae Krung Kao

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4 Moo 2, U-Thong Rd., Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
+66 35 241 555
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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257 reviews
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

We came here because we wanted to try the river prawn and the setting sounded nice. It was not clear when we arrived whether we had come to the right place - people kind of stared at us and the staff looked a bit surprised! We weren't ushered to a table., we just sat down. Nobody seemed to speak English.... More 

Thank Kingmaker
Toronto, Canada
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590 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant as part of a tour to Bangkok with BKK Tours. We ate in this restaurant after touring the sights in Ayutthaya. The restaurant is located beside the River in a very pleasant setting. The food was very fresh and tasty. Many of the dishes I had not had before so this was a real treat.... More 

Thank 2torontotraveller
1 review
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Surly staff, really expensive (for Thailand) food, strange smells (even for Thailand!) coming from all sides... other patrons looked unimpressed as well. Looks to me like this spot is riding its' good TA reviews and has jacked up prices accordingly. All I could responsibly afford, granted on a slim budget, was a brew. Nice view to be sure, but you... More 

Thank Jana S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

This was the tastiest thai meal I have ever had. I'll keep the review short and I'll let the pictures do the talking (typing) hehe

Thank sam t
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

It's not easy to cook simple dishes but delicious. I visited this Pae Krung Kao for some times ago, the foods test are steady and delicious, try this.. fried egg plant with minced pork, Yam Tua Plu, Kang pa. All of them are real Thai test :)

1 Thank Kanokrat W
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal here. The food was simple, full of flavour and very fresh. The tables look out over the river, so we sat here for a good while, sipping Chang and watching boats sail past... A perfect way to relax after a hectic day cycling between the ruins.

Thank Sarah C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Had a delicious lunch here on the banks of the river. This is a large restaurant with lots of staff and really nicely laid out. The food was excellent, especially the slightly frightening looking river lobster chap. Definitely a great place to go for lunch when visiting Ayutthaya.

Thank Roger M
Bangkok, Thailand
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636 reviews
504 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2016

The old fashion riverside restaurant. Love it. The grilled river prawn is excellent. Yes, it is expensive. But delicious though. Excellent texture and taste. Not soft without touch and chewiness like those cultivated ones. Will return.

Thank KwinAun
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370 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a great option when visiting Ayutthaya providing a relaxing riverside break in between your temple visits. The restaurant is a traditional Thai restaurant serving a good selection of Thai favourites. For the more adventurous it's a great spot to start or finish your longboat circumnavigation of Ayutthaya.

Thank stuffmatters
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 reviews
Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a very old Thai restaurant by the river. The grilled river pawn is the speciality but the price is quite high. Another Thai dish worth trying is Kang Kuewan Plakai (Thai curry with fish paste). They have many other dishes to pick from the menu. If you like prawns that this is it.

Thank Chai S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Moo 2, U-Thong Rd., Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Ayutthaya Province  >  Ayutthaya
  • Phone Number: +66 35 241 555

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